How to recognise & manage heart disease in your pet

How to recognise & manage heart disease in your pet Heart disease or heart failure is a common cause of death in our pets. Sadly, often it has gone unrecognised because owners aren't familiar with the signs and symptoms of heart disease. It's not about turning you all into veterinarians, but it's about giving you [...]

Pet dental care: Top reasons why our pets need dental care

Top reasons why our pets need dental care Our pet's dental care needs to be a top priority because just like us, poor dental hygiene can lead to disease and ill health. Over 85% of dogs and 70% of cats from the age of 3 years suffer from dental disease. We can prevent this by utilising at [...]

Pet Obesity: Why it’s a problem for your pet

Pet Obesity: Why It's A Problem for Your Pet Our world is in the midst of a pet obesity crisis.  There are some pretty scary statistics when it comes to our pet's obesity problem! According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP), nearly 59 per cent of cats and 54 per cent [...]

Top tips to help your pet lose weight

Hey Doc: Top tips to help your pet lose weight Tonight's tutorial from Dr Leigh focusses on things you can do to help your pet lose weight. If you haven't checked out our post on Pet Obesity it's a good idea if you do. Then watch the tutorial and try and implement these changes into [...]

Signs of Dementia In Pets

Signs of dementia in pets and how you can delay progression Our pets are living longer than ever before due to advances in veterinary medicine, sadly this means we are seeing more signs of dementia. In this tutorial, Dr Leigh discusses what the signs and symptoms of dementia are for cats and dogs, and the [...]

When do we worry about bumps on skin?

When do we worry about lumps and bumps on skin of our pets? As you have probably heard me say before, prevention is better than cure, well in this circumstance we might not be able to prevent, but we can certainly look out for and act immediately when we see lumps and bumps on skin [...]

Brachycephaly in dogs

Brachycephaly in dogs and what you need to do to help your dogs breathe Brachycephaly in dogs is a condition where a dog has a very flat face or what I like to call a "squish face". The skull is shorter and often the dog has problems with breathing. In this video, Dr Leigh discusses [...]

What Joint Supplements Are Best For My Dog, Cat Or Horse

What Joint Supplements Are Best For My Cat, Dog Or Horse In this video Dr Leigh discusses joint supplements and what active ingredients have evidence to show that they work. Avoid wasting your money on products that don't work. In this video Dr Leigh talks about glucosamine, chondroitin, green-lipped muscle and pentosan. If you have [...]

How To Handle Grief When An Animal Dies

How To Handle Grief When An Animal Dies Grief. There would be few of us that haven't experienced this enormous emotion that is grief. It can be a very vulnerable time for not only the person experiencing the grief but all of those in this person's life.   How we share and channel our grief [...]

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