Archive

8
Dec
2017

Brave Pet Bracken – Diabetes diagnosis

Bracken has been registered with us since 2007. He had had very little treatment until in 2014, the owners, Mr and Mrs Ashfold, noticed he was drinking two to three times as much water as he would previously have done. Initial tests suggested that Bracken had a condition called “Cushings Disease” when the adrenal gland produces too much steroid hormone.... View Article

4
Dec
2017

Canine Distemper

What is Canine Distemper? Distemper is a highly contagious disease seen in dogs but can also affect other species including foxes and ferrets.  Outbreaks of distemper are rarely seen in the UK due to the effectiveness of vaccinations. What is Canine Distemper caused by? Canine distemper is caused by the canine distemper virus and is spread by direct contact from... View Article