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Author Archives: Matt Saunders

Matt Saunders

Veterinary Surgeon & Director

Vets Yeovil | Autumn Dog Dangers
in Blog, Featured

Autumnal dangers

Many consider Autumn to be the perfect time to own a dog. The weather is neither too hot or cold and ideal for outdoor pursuits such as dog walking. The crisp clear days are only...

November 01, 2017
Pet Vaccinations | Vets Yeovil
in Blog, Featured, Vaccinations

Are your pets protected?

This month I am unashamedly going to preach the benefits of vaccination again. I think with all the discussion regarding vaccinations currently in the press, let alone social media, it is worth remembering what we...

September 01, 2017
Thoughts on summer | Yeovil Vets
in Blog, Dog, Featured

Some thoughts on summer

Throwing a stick for your dog may seem one of life’s simple pleasures, however the damage a stick can cause is potentially life threatening. They either catch on their end and stand up like a...

August 01, 2017
Alabama rot | Vets Yeovil
in Blog, Dog, Featured

An update on Alabama rot

One subject that continues to raise discussion is Cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy (CRGV) which was given the name Alabama rot as it presents in a very similar way to a disease recorded in Alabama...

July 01, 2017
Pet Travel | Vets Yeovil
in Blog, Dog, Featured

Times are changing

There is evidence the numbers of ticks affecting dogs and people is increasing and this is likely due to increased travel abroad and climate change. Few would disagree given the weather we’ve had in April...

June 01, 2017
Sherborne Vet ROT
in Blog, Featured

Has the rot set in?

Hardly a day goes by before an owner asks me about Alabama Rot. There is a lot we don't know about this new dog disease but there are some things we do know, so let's...

May 17, 2017
Poisons and our pets
in Blog, Featured, Uncategorised

Poisons and our pets

Dog owners are becoming increasingly aware of the risk chocolate poses but it is worth remembering that dark chocolate in particular contains high amounts of the toxin Theobromine. Dogs metabolise this far more slowly than...

December 20, 2016

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