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A Guide To High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) in Cats

Just like humans, cats can suffer from high blood pressure (hypertension) and this can be damaging for their eyes, kidneys, heart and nervous system.

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A Guide To Hot Spots in Dogs

Hot spots are also referred to as wet eczema and are sore patches on a dog’s skin that can develop very quickly, over just a few hours.

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A Guide To Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

Hip dysplasia is a painful genetic condition where one or both hip joints do not develop properly in puppyhood.

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A Guide To Heatstroke in Dogs

Dogs are less effective than humans at cooling themselves down.

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A Guide To Heart Murmurs in Cats

A heart murmur is an extra heart sound, in addition to the normal ‘lub-dub’, which can be heard when listening to the heart with a stethoscope.

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A Guide To Gut Stasis In Rabbits

Gut stasis is a common and potentially life-threatening condition that affects rabbits.

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Why Are Grass Seeds Bad For Dogs?

Grass seeds can be very problematic for dogs during the summer months

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A Guide To GDV in Dogs

Flea allergic dermatitis (FAD) is the most common allergic skin disease in dogs and cats and is caused by allergy to proteins in the flea saliva.

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A Guide To Gastroenteritis In Pets

Gastroenteritis is a common condition that causes inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract (stomach and intestines).

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A Guide To Flystrike in Rabbits

Flystrike, or ‘myiasis’, is a very serious condition that can affect rabbits (but also other species) particularly in the warmer months.

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A Guide To Flea Allergic Dermatitis (FAD)

Flea allergic dermatitis (FAD) is the most common allergic skin disease in dogs and cats and is caused by allergy to proteins in the flea saliva.

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A Guide To Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV)

Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) is an important virus that infects cats worldwide.

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