Aggression
  • Friday, September 20, 2013

Aggression is quite possibly the most known and talked about type of negative behaviour that a dog can display. In recent years there has been a great deal of news coverage concerning dangerous dogs that exhibit aggression towards other dogs and sometimes small children; often with severe and fatal consequences for both the child and … Continued

Physiotherapy
  • Friday, September 20, 2013

Physiotherapy uses a range of techniques to help a patient recover from an injury or disease and enables them to reach the point of normal everyday mobility. It is a complimentary therapy that is carried out upon veterinary referral. In ideal cases an animal that has suffered an injury or had an operation will recover … Continued

Hydrotherapy
  • Friday, September 20, 2013

Hydrotherapy is used to help dogs heal after suffering from an injury or undergoing surgery. Used in conjunction with veterinary treatment and, sometimes, other forms of physiotherapy, the therapy helps with rehabilitation and not only furthers the chance of a full return to fitness, but improves the quality and speed of healing. It is usually … Continued

Chiropractic Therapy
  • Friday, September 20, 2013

Chiropractic therapy is a relatively new kind of treatment for pets having only been accepted amongst the wider veterinary world in the 21st century. The therapy concentrates on the vertebral column and manoeuvring the spine so that the nervous system can work to heal, restore or sustain well-being. When bones in the spine (vertebrae) are … Continued

Acupuncture
  • Friday, September 20, 2013

Veterinary acupuncture is a type of therapy that is designed to promote healing by inserting tiny needles into certain points on an animal’s body, with each point on the body having a different reaction when stimulated. Originating in China, the practice is thousands of years old and can be used as a proactive form of … Continued

Caring for an Older Dog
  • Friday, September 20, 2013

Our dogs are often our best friends and so as they start to become very old they will become less agile, slower moving and not as responsive as they once were. When this starts to happen we owe it to our beloved companions to ensure that we do everything possible to make their last years … Continued

Top Tips for if Your Dog Goes Missing
  • Friday, September 20, 2013

When a dog goes missing it is a very stressful time; they are often seen as part of the family and therefore it is only natural to worry. We thought it would be helpful to put together a few of our top tips to help find a dog should they ever go missing. Use the … Continued

A Guide to Parvovirus
  • Friday, September 20, 2013

What Is Parvo in Dogs? Parvovirus (also known as Parvo) is an illness that affects the digestive system of dogs leading them to be sick and defecate on a regular basis. The disease is very dangerous, especially for younger pups where it can cause heart failure and lead to death. Whilst Parvo can be fatal … Continued

Obesity
  • Friday, September 20, 2013

Pet obesity can stem from many problems, but the primary reason is a simple and obvious one; our pets aren’t using up all the energy in the food we give them. This in turn gets transferred into fat, and before long your pet is piling on the pounds. But since you can’t just give your … Continued