Dog owners warned as mystery illness ‘spreads like wildfire’ across Yorkshire

Dog owners warned as mystery illness ‘spreads like wildfire’ across Yorkshire

But one vet says vomiting and diarrhoea ‘can be a normal occurrence this time of year’ (Picture: Getty Images)Pet owners in Yorkshire claim their dogs are coming down with a mystery illness that’s ‘spreading like wildfire’.

Warning as 150 dogs struck down with illness from mystery ‘toxin’ on UK beaches

Warning as 150 dogs struck down with illness from mystery ‘toxin’ on UK beaches

In a public announcement, veterinary nurse Brogan Proud, who runs the Yorkshire Coast Pet, revealed her team has been ‘inundated’ with animals who’ve fallen ill after beach walks.

Is your pet under stress?

Is your pet under stress?

-Decrease in appetite: If your pet suddenly loses interest in food or stops eating altogether, it could be due to stress or underlying health conditions.-Isolation and hiding: If your pet is constantly isolating him/herself from other pets or people, s/he is depressed.is a sign of a stressed or sick pet.

You definitely shouldn’t let your dog drink wine

You definitely shouldn’t let your dog drink wine

We are, of course, talking about the incredible moment Jessica Batten lets her dog drink from her wine glass, saying ‘she loves wine’ as she does this.

Can cats and dogs eat peanut butter?

Can cats and dogs eat peanut butter?

While peanut butter free of xylitol is perfectly fine for cat and dog consumption, it should only be given to a pet in moderation and as a treat.

Confidence comes with early socialisation

Confidence comes with early socialisation

Socialisation for dogs isn’t the same thing as humans interacting with one another. If your pet shows signs of tremors, diarrhoea, take him/her to your veterinarian for immediate medical attention.

Banned food for cats

Banned food for cats

Chocolates : Theobromine, a chemical compound found in chocolates, is toxic for cats and can cause seizures, tremors, abnormal heart beat, even death. If your pet shows signs of tremors, diarrhoea, take him/her to your veterinarian for immediate medical attention.

Why does my dog shake?

Why does my dog shake?

(Picture: Getty)When our pets shake it’s easy to pass it off as a sign of them being too cold but there are other causes of cats and dogs shaking, trembling or shivering.

Be careful of puppy poop – it can make you sick

Be careful of puppy poop – it can make you sick

The other 27 had either bought a Petland puppy, shopped at Petland or visited someone who had purchased a puppy from Petland, the CDC report says.Infected dogs may or may not show signs of illness, such as diarrhoea, vomiting, or a fever, so it's important to take precautions when around dogs, the CDC says.To prevent catching campylobacter from dogs, the CDC advises that you:Wash your hands thoroughly after touching dogs, their poop, or their food.

Dog news: Should I be worried about toxic algae?

Dog news: Should I be worried about toxic algae?

Dogs are typically very ill and need immediate intensive veterinary treatment to survive.The risk to cats is smaller as they are unlikely to swim but may come into contact with the algae on the banks of an affected lake.David Grant MBE was a vet at the RSPCA Harmsworth Hospital for Animals.