How To Recognise A Reverse Sneeze? Is My Dog Choking?
The first time you hear your dog reverse sneeze you are bound to think they are choking or are in big trouble! Fortunately, for the majority of dogs, a reverse sneeze although noisy and scary, is not going to kill your dog.
It's a weird sound, a mix of honking, gagging and snorting. Ask your vet to demonstrate...it's good for a laugh.
What Is That Choking Sound My Dog Makes?
Many dogs make choking
Why Is My Cat Vomiting?
If you own a cat you know just how they love to find that white carpet and vomit on it! Funnies aside, a cat vomiting is not normal, even if much of what you read on google will say that it is!
In this article, I will take you through some of the reasons why your cat vomits and what you need to do. Our vets at Your Vet Online are available for an in-depth consultation
Pinworms In Horses - A Pain In The Bum
Arrrrgh, your horse has scratched his bottom so much that the head of his tail is bald! This is a disaster! The likely problem in a horse with an itchy bottom is pinworms. In this article, I will explain what pinworms are and how to get rid of pinworms in horses!
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What Is The Pinworm Lifecycle?
The lifecycle of pinworms in horses (Oxyuris equi) is a little different to other worms. It's
Do Flea And Tick Treatments Kill?
We all want to do the best for our pets, and part of that is providing our pets with effective flea and tick prevention. There has been a lot of discussion on social media networks, including some very large and active Facebook groups that say that certain brands of flea and tick treatments kill. Who are we to believe when faced with these anecdotes of animals dying or becoming ill?
Dr Leigh discusses what you need
What Are The Signs Of Laminitis In Horses?
Do you want to ensure that you don't miss the subtle signs of laminitis in horses? One of the biggest fears as a horse owner is laminitis, vets also share this fear because once a horse has a laminitic episode, it will likely trouble the horse for life.
Together we need to recognise the signs of laminitis in horses so that we can halt the process and ensure our four-legged friends get the care
Causes Of Laminitis In Horses
We've all heard the saying "no hoof no horse" and laminitis in horses is one of the most worrying concerns that many horse owners have.
In this article, I will discuss the main causes of laminitis in horses and how you as an owner can be vigilant to prevent laminitis in your horse.
What Is Laminitis In Horses
Before we get into what causes laminitis in horses let's quickly cover what is laminitis.
Laminitis means inflammation of the laminae of
Aggressive Dogs - Who's At Fault: Is It The Aggressive Dog Or The Pet Owner?
Sadly, stories of the aggressive dog have been in the media lately, but is it a problem with the breed or are we as a society at fault?
This is such an emotive subject especially when people are killed or children are harmed. Many studies have been undertaken to prove whether aggressiveness is related to breeding, or if it's due to other reasons. The results might surprise
My Cat Is Straining To Urinate - How To Tell If Your Cat Has A Blocked Bladder & What Steps To Take
One of the most important aspects of being a pet owner is knowing what is an emergency and when to call the vet. A cat straining to urinate is a true emergency that can result in the death of your cat if you are not aware of the signs.
How To Tell If Your Cat Has A Blocked Bladder
Why Your Dog Can't Breathe And What You Need To Do
I frequently hear from brachycephalic dog owners that "My dog can't breathe what do I need to do?", or "My dog snorts like he can't breathe" even "My dog snores more than my hubby!".
Hearing these comments alerts vets that there is a major airway disease occurring, and it is a problem that has far-reaching consequences, including death.
In this article, I explain what dogs are most at risk, what signs you
How To Care For Horse Legs & Keep Your Horse Sound
We've all heard the saying "no hoof, no horse" and pretty much the same saying can be applied to your horse's legs.
There are many old wive's tales and myths about looking after horse legs, so in this article, I want to set you straight. Read all about how to care for horse legs so that you prevent lameness and keep them sound, and save time and money!
How Lameness Affects Performance