Dog WARNING: Deadly lungworm spreading through UK

Dog WARNING: Deadly lungworm spreading through UK

It took several months for Coco to get back to full active health (Image: Vets4Pets)“Coco’s case just goes to show how easy it can be for dogs to contract the lungworm parasite and how important preventative treatments are,” Stephen continues.

Vet warns ‘don’t throw sticks for dogs’ after operating on puppy

Vet warns ‘don’t throw sticks for dogs’ after operating on puppy

The puppy’s owners noticed something was wrong when she started vomiting blood (Picture: SWNS)Corona had to stay at the vets for eight days after her surgery and the Cook’s say they’ll never throw a stick for their dog again.

Causes of canine alopecia

Causes of canine alopecia

— are caused due to external parasites, fungal and bacterial skin infections, certain drugs, hormonal/endocrine imbalances. Areas with a poor blood supply do not have healthy hair growth. Bacterial skin infections can cause alopecia with redness, skin crusting, and circular patterns of hair loss.

GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: Hunt for cruel thugs who hanged badger opposite school

GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: Hunt for cruel thugs who hanged badger opposite school

Horror as badger hanged from crossbar (Image: RSPCA) This sickening scene greeted a school caretaker who hurriedly took down the dead animal before it was seen by children.

Are household chemicals harming your cat?

Are household chemicals harming your cat?

Maybe your cat is scratching up that couch for a good reason: New research suggests that chemicals found in upholstery and carpeting may harm feline thyroids. That's in keeping with recent declines in blood levels among humans, the researchers said, as more companies phase out use of these chemicals.

Drivers warned to always stop after this adorable puppy has face shattered

Drivers warned to always stop after this adorable puppy has face shattered

Cat fatalities accounted for 340, or nine percent, of the death toll while 286 dogs died (seven percent).The figures were collated by Confused.com from FOI requests.In a guide on what to do if they hit an animal, the financial services comparison website advises drivers how they must report accidents to police if they involve dogs, horses, cows, pigs, goats, sheep, donkeys and mules under the Road Traffic Act 1988.· Anyone who has information about Cassian or what happened is urged to contact the RSPCA appeal line on 0300 123 8018.

Understanding High Blood Pressure in Dogs and Cats

Understanding High Blood Pressure in Dogs and Cats

More cardiologists, along with better informed pet owners, has resulted in a greater diagnosis of heart disease in dogs and cats. And a common precursor to heart disease in pets is the presence of high blood pressure, also known as hypertension.

Snakes: Everything you need to know if a snake bites your pet

Snakes: Everything you need to know if a snake bites your pet

Type of venom: It is far more dangerous than most poisonous snakes because it harms you even if you survive the initial bite. When a venomous snake bites you or your dog, you will observe distinct symptoms:

Fleas and Ticks

Fleas and Ticks

Severe cases may require using a spray or a fogger, which requires temporary evacuation of the home.It is very important not to use products on your cat that are intended for dogs.Lawn treatments may also be needed if your pet keeps getting re-infected every time it goes outside.Flea PreventionUse a flea comb on your pet and wash his bedding once a week.Keep the outside of your house free of organic debris, such as rake clippings and leaves, and remember that fleas like to hide in dark, moist, shady areas.There are many preventative flea control products available, both as prescription and over-the-counter formulas.TicksTicks are parasites that feed on the blood of unlucky host animals, such as cats and dogs.

Dog Neuter Surgery, From Start to Finish

Dog Neuter Surgery, From Start to Finish

However, with the advent of modern pain medications and a better understanding of pain control in dogs, most pups experience only minimal discomfort after surgery when all post-surgical recommendations are followed.

Furious animal lovers accuse Croydon cat killer police of trying to tarnish the reputation of foxes

Furious animal lovers accuse Croydon cat killer police of trying to tarnish the reputation of foxes

The couple who first raised the alarm over the ‘Croydon cat killer’ have vowed to continue the search for a human culprit, and animal rights supporters have started a petition which demands the police reopen the investigation and tells officers: “Stop trying to turn foxes into evil creatures when they’re not.

Alabama rot: The deadly disease killing increasing numbers of dogs in the UK and how can you protect your pet

Alabama rot: The deadly disease killing increasing numbers of dogs in the UK and how can you protect your pet

Dog owners have been warned to avoid walking their pets in muddy areas amid a rise in cases of a disease called Alabama rot. Alabama rot, otherwise known as CRBV, is a disease caused by damage to the blood vessels of the skin and kidneys, according to Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists.

Is garlic good/bad for dogs?

Is garlic good/bad for dogs?

According to Gregory Tilford, author of the book All You Ever Wanted to Know About Herbs for Pets, dogs can quite safely consume 1/8th teaspoon of garlic powder per pound of food 3 to 4 times a week.