Dog vomit – Is It All The Same?

If your dog is vomiting, most people will rightly get a little worried. Dogs are very good at vomiting as a natural process to clear things they regret eating as well when they are actually ill. This short guide can give a little help when deciding if you need to call a vet or monitor…

Rabbit Awareness Month – June 2019

Rabbit Awareness Week (#RAW2019) is an annual event to increase the public awareness of the health needs for pet rabbits in the UK. This year’s Rabbit Awareness Week theme is ‘Protect and Prevent’ and will be raising awareness around Rabbit Viral Haemorrhagic Disease 2 (RVHD2). RVHD2 is a new variant of the RVHD1 virus which…

Minster Veterinary Centre Ophthalmic Referrals

Here at the Minster Veterinary Centre we are very fortunate to have our own Ophthalmologist. He is qualified to undertake BVA panel work and eye referral work. He recently had the pleasure of helping a lovely Boxer dog called Maisie who was suffering from bilateral nictitans membrane prolapse (cherry eye). Surgery has previously been undertaken…

Arthritis – more than just tablets

Image from https://www.labradorlifeline.org Arthritis (osteoarthritis – OA) is an inflammatory process effecting one or more joints. Arthritis can follow any “insult” to a joint – which could be trauma, wear and tear, infection or an inappropriate immune system response. It can happen in any joint, but the larger joints (shoulders, elbows, hips, knees) are more…