Your Pets – Competition Time!

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Which pet pic is your favourite? Register and upload your favourite picture for a chance to win. Upload as many images and pets as you like and remember to share with your friends to increase your chance of winning. The pet with the most votes by April 30th will win £20! Click on the star [….]

Flat faced dogs

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Your questions answered by James Allsop, Clinical Lead of Langford Vets Small Animal Practice. Q: Why has there been so much media discussion over flat-faced dogs recently? A: The technical term for flat-faced dog breeds such as French Bulldogs and Pugs is ‘brachycephalic’- meaning ‘short head’ in Greek. Many people love these dogs for their cute looks [….]

Don’t throw sticks for your dog

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Vet Emily Gover of Vale Vets Portishead answers your questions Q: I read recently that the British Veterinary Association is warning against throwing sticks for dogs. My dog loves to find sticks on walks and I happily throw them for him as he enjoys it so much, what is the harm? A: We can all agree that [….]

Ask the Vet – Langford Vets

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Your questions answered by James Allsop, Clinical Lead of Langford Vets Small Animal Practice. www.langfordvets.co.uk Q: What is Alabama Rot and should I be worried? A: Alabama rot or cutaneous and renal vasculopathy (CRGV) is a disease that can affect dogs. It causes damage to the blood vessels of the skin and kidney, causing clots [….]

Ask The Vet – Vale Vets Portishead

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Vet Cari Ewings of Vale Vets Portishead answers your pet related question – www.valevets.co.uk Q: We are thinking of getting a new cat and are considering a rescue cat, do you have any advice? A: Rescue centres such as Hollyhedge in Barrow Gurney are always overflowing with cats desperately in need of loving homes. Single cats or pairs, [….]