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  • Rise in arthritis among dogs

    Rise in arthritis among dogs

    A recent study by Animal Friends has found that the numbers of dogs suffering from arthritis has more than tripled since 2015. You can tell if your pet has arthritis by looking for the following symptoms: • Overt lameness in a limb • Swelling or thickness of the joint • Widespread stiffness • Slow to

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  • Neutering: 9 out of 10 vets concerned about unplanned kittens

    Neutering: 9 out of 10 vets concerned about unplanned kittens

    A study by the British Veterinary Association revealed that a massive 93% of vets are worried about unplanned litters of kittens. Unplanned kittens can be heartbreaking to deal with as there are already many stray and abandoned kittens and unplanned litters put pressure on an already strained system trying to find them homes. Neutering your

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  • Flystrike outbreak affecting Rabbits

    Flystrike outbreak affecting Rabbits

    Flystrike is a distressing condition that can affect any animal, but is particularly dangerous to rabbits. Flystrike occurs when flies such as bluebottles and greenbottles lay their eggs on injured or dirty animals. The eggs hatch into maggots and the maggots eat the flesh of the animal. In hot weather the eggs hatch very quickly,

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