Health & Wellness

Just like us, our dogs can get sick. Keep on top of your dog’s health and wellness with tips and advice written and reviewed by our Vets.

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Heartworm In Dogs and What You Should Know

Heartworms are foot-long worms that live in the heart, lungs, and major blood vessels of pets. It sounds like something from a horror movie, but worse… it’s a reality. Whilst US dog owners rightly worry about heartworm, this parasite can also infect cats and ferrets, along with wild mammals such as coyotes, wolves, and foxes.
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Simplifying Fleas, Ticks and Worms

So you’ve just adopted your puppy. These are a few basic things you need to do to make sure your puppy and your family stay healthy.
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Cranial Cruciate Ligament Rupture in Dogs

A ruptured cruciate means a lengthy lay off from doing what they enjoy most. What’s so bad about a ruptured cruciate and what can be done to sort them?
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Vomiting in Dogs: Causes, Treatment & When to Worry

Is your dog vomiting? Should you be worried? The following discussion from our vet will help you work out what to do next.
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Diabetes in Dogs

Is your dog drinking more than normal? Diabetes could be the cause. Learn more about diabetes in dogs and what can be done to diagnose and treat it.
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Simple Tips for Itchy Dogs

For many dogs warm weather brings on the torment of the itch. It can be hard to get to the underlying cause, but there are some strategies that can help.
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What is in a Dog DNA Test?

DNA analysis has revolutionized many things from forensic medicine to pup-ternity tests (see what we did there!) so DNA testing has to be a good thing. Right?
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Anal Glands: What Are They and Do I Need to Express Them?

As a dog lover you should be aware of these glands and how to care for them to keep your dog healthy.
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What To Do if you See a Tick

Found a mysterious creepy crawly thing on your pet? Wondering whether to panic? Let's talk about ticks, those tiny little creatures that can be so dangerous to your pet.
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Hypothyroidism in Dogs. Symptoms and Treatment.

Hypothyroidism is a fairly common, easily managed disease as long as dog owners are in tune to their pup and know the presenting signs.

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