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Pet Doctors News

Flat Faced Dogs Can’t Stand The Heat

It’s time to crank the air-conditioning for flat-faced dogs such as the Pug, French Bulldog and Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. These dogs (known as Brachycephalic breeds) are not very well designed for our hot summer months and are very susceptible to heat stress. (more…)

Keeping Your Kitty Calm

Many people put off bringing their cat to the vet as they feel it is just too stressful. As a result, we don’t get to see your feline friend as often as we should. (more…)

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Mythbusters: Kennel Cough

It’s not uncommon for us to be asked, “if my dog doesn’t go to boarding kennels, why is it necessary to vaccinate against kennel cough?” (more…)

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The twelve pet hazards of Christmas

We’d like to make sure your pet stays happy and healthy this silly season so here’s a list of twelve potential pet hazards you need to watch out for this Christmas: (more…)

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Anal Gland Issues

Have you ever seen your dog dragging his or her bottom along the ground? This peculiar act is known as ‘scooting’ and can indicate your dog has irritated anal glands. (more…)

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Rocky’s Secret

We’d like to introduce you to Rocky the Cat and he has a little secret … he’s allergic to fleas! (more…)

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Our Top Skin Care Tips For Your Pet

When it comes to managing the itchy pet, there is no magic pill. It’s all about prevention of parasites and taking action before things get out of control. Here are our top tips for skin care: (more…)

Spring is in the air and so is itchy skin

Itchy skin can cause absolute chaos and really affect your dog’s quality of life. One of the most common and frustrating ‘itchy skin’ conditions we see in dogs is atopic dermatitis. (more…)

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A Change To The Way We Vaccinate Dogs

Many of you will have been aware of the claims and counter claims regarding how vets vaccinate dogs. At Pet Doctors, we have been closely examining the objective scientific evidence for these claims. (more…)

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How Do I Know If My Pet Needs To See A Dentist?

If your pet has stinky breath it’s important to realise that this is not normal and that it may be time to see a dentist. (more…)