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Dental Disease in Pets, the Silent Killer – Part 2

April 14, 2013

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Now to pick up where I left off in my last post; allow me to highlight the most common symptoms your pets may present with when suffering from a tooth ache and this will include some nauseating pictures. In dogs, the subtle signs they may display include: Favoring soft food, Burying their raw bone instead of tackling it […]

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Dental Disease in Pets, the Silent Killer – Part 1

April 1, 2013

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This is a subject very close to my heart. Ever since I graduated, I always struggled with educating my clients about the importance of dental hygiene in their beloved pets. As soon as I noted some tartar or plaque build-up on their pet’s teeth and before I could discuss my recommendations, they would defensively react […]

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Oh No, I discovered a lump on my pet! Part II

February 2, 2013

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Last time, I discussed three very common lumps I come across in my canine patients. There are a myriad of lumps and bumps that can affect your pets and I simply can’t cover all of them. I do, however, want to shed some light on a few other prevalent lumps and just equip you with […]

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Oh no,I discovered a lump on my pet! Part 1

January 14, 2013

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It must be very scary to discover a lump on your pet especially if it a decent size. I ask you not to panic and I hope this post..

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The Plight of a Schnauzer – Episode 1: Turmoil

August 19, 2012

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s your Schnauzer in peak health? This is ‘Episode 1′ of one the most remarkable cases I have..

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Has your dog suddenly slowed down?

December 12, 2011

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Time is flying by and I am experiencing life in a whole new dimension. For the past couple of weeks, I have been through some tough times. I am feeling very homesick especially because I know I am missing out on a huge family reunion. My adorable nephew is visiting his grandparents and is being […]

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Desexing your bitch can save her life…

October 8, 2011

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I have had a very hectic two weeks and was also on emergency call last weekend. I had a major sleep in today and finally feel refreshed and ready to face the world again. My hard work has mostly paid off recently and I have been rewarded by so many of my clients with brilliant gifts. I […]

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Atypical bleeding cases continued…

September 26, 2011

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Getting back to my interesting anaemic case load. I was still mentally trying to get my head around ‘Myff‘ and what I could have done better in her management, then I admitted another seriously anaemic patient. The owner brought in ‘Cass’, her 12-year-old female desexed labrador cross that had crashed overnight. The owner said ‘Cass’ […]

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Jinxed with atypical bleeding cases

September 25, 2011

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I really don’t know what I did to deserve so many complicated bleeding cases over the past two weeks. I was starting to think that our in-house blood machine was not working because every case I handled seemed to be suffering from anaemia (low red blood cell count). I had to collect blood from a […]

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Like Pet Like Owner

August 29, 2011

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I had a very interesting question during one of my saturday consults. A client asked me if I often come across pets getting diagnosed with a disease that their owners incidentally have. I was baffled with the question because it does happen a lot but I can’t prove it to be an expected outcome. We also […]

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