Archive

September 2014

26/09/2014
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12 Signs that your Cat may be Ill

We all want what’s best for our cats, but unfortunately, they’re really good at hiding when something is wrong with their health. Therefore we’ve put together a list of 12 common signs that your cat may be ill to hopefully help you on the way to treat them back to good health. 1. Significant change in appetite A change in eating habits can be complicated to identify as it won’t necessarily be a case of your cat stopping eating. It may also be a case of your cat becoming more... Read More

19/09/2014

17 things you didn’t know about Guide Dogs

Guide dogs all over the world transform the lives of the visually impaired, and keep them safe whilst they’re out and about, and even whilst at home. We thought we’d look into the fantastic work they do, and bring you some facts that you may not know about them, from the history to the hard work that goes into training them. 1. There are more than 4,800 guide dog owners in the UK. 2. It takes around 20 months of specialised training to transform a newborn puppy into a confident guide dog. 3.... Read More

04/09/2014

Obesity in Dogs is a problem, How can we fix it? – Joe Inglis

TV Vet Joe Inglis talks to Vet Medic about your dogs health when it comes to their weight. He tells us that obesity in dogs IS a problem and is on hand to give some advice on how we can fix it. Official figures from animal welfare organisations suggest that between a third and half of all dogs are now either overweight or obese, and from my personal experience in the surgery, I would suggest that these may even be conservative estimates. I estimate that well over half of the... Read More