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20
Dec 2016
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 humans with the common side effects being vomiting and diarrhoea....

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Common emergencies

Common emergencies

On the 5th of November I presented a talk at Castle Gardens in Sherborne as part of their Pet Wellbeing day. It was titled Common Emergencies, Toxins and Misconceptions. It generated lots of interesting...


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Mending a broken heart

Mending a broken heart

Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) is the second most common type of heart disease typically affecting medium to large breed dogs such as Dobermans, Great Danes, Boxers, German Shepherds, Labradors and Retrievers. It causes the...


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Summer time

Summer time

The first weeks of May have provided some welcome sunshine and even our first BBQ of the year! Although it’s not quite paddling pool weather every day, the warmer weather can pose problems and...


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Sherbone Vet The Sherborne country fair

An Aye for an Eye

This month I want to promote eye testing in dogs at the Sherborne Castle Country Fair, which this year is on Bank Holiday Monday May 30th. The Fair has been held every year...


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