Jack gets a pacemaker

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We’re so excited that one of our patients has a pacemaker that we can’t stop talking about it.

Jack came to us a few months ago with a history of falling over at home. From the moment of his first examination it was clear there was something very wrong with his cardiac rhythm. A good heart creates a rhythm you can dance to but this beat would empty the dance floor. Continue reading “Jack gets a pacemaker”

Help! My Cat Is Constipated: Treating Constipation

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‘At A Glance (Details Below)’ Emergency Care

How To Treat Constipation In Cats

  1. See the vet as more than 50% of male cats who are thought to be constipated actually have a urinary obstruction.
  2. True constipation often has very few visible symptoms other than poor appetite and weight loss.
  3. Treatment is via dietary fibre, hyperosmotic laxatives, lubricants, diet & grooming.

Now dive deeper. Continue reading “Help! My Cat Is Constipated: Treating Constipation”

Poisoning in a puppy. Yes, the vet’s puppy.

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Just to to prove it happens to us all, here is Loki’s recent health emergency and some advice on how to identify and avoid pet poisons.
Four days ago Andrew’s 9 week Jack Russell Terrier was doing his usual morning routine of running around the garden seeing what could be destroyed or eaten. He was of course under supervision but all the same was darting in and out of sight among the bushes. All seemed fine but only ten minutes later he suddenly Continue reading “Poisoning in a puppy. Yes, the vet’s puppy.”