In human medicine, compliance describes the degree to which a patient correctly follows medical advice. In veterinary medicine compliance describes the extent to which pets receive a treatment or procedure.
The term ‘Kennel Cough’ (KC) is a very broad term which refers to any infectious cough in the dog. It is correctly called Infectious Laryngotracheitis, and is caused by a variety of bacteria and viruses that cause a harsh, dry cough.
Planning ahead, to ensure that taking your pet on holiday doesn’t turn into a nightmare, is an important part of keeping everyone safe.
Socialisation is a term that is often misunderstood. Socialisation is NOT introducing your puppy to as many people, dogs, situations and environments as possible in the shortest possible time.
Asthma in humans has some parallels to the situation in cats, both in presentation and when the lung tissues are examined
under the microscope.
However, there are two main types of disease in dogs that most closely resemble asthma.
Almost every dog or cat will become infested at some time during their life.
Fleas feed on blood from either our pets or ourselves! In young puppies or kittens this can even be life threatening.