Cooked Bones Dangerous For Dogs

Cooked Bones Dangerous For Dogs

Frankie is a 5 year old Dachshund who presented to Animal Emergency Service after her owner caught her with a chicken drumstick and she swallowed the bone. Frankie’s loving owner was concerned due to the size of the bone and Frankie’s tiny 3kg frame. Frankie was...
Air Bags & Your Dog – Know The Risk

Air Bags & Your Dog – Know The Risk

Driving today I pulled up at the lights next to a car in which the front passenger was holding a happy little Jack Russell terrier on her knee, I doubt if she was at all aware of the danger of that situation. The problem – the Air Bag. Whilst air bags might look...
The Emergency Hospital- An Owner’s Perspective

The Emergency Hospital- An Owner’s Perspective

I am tearing down the motorway; most likely pushing the speed limit. My stomach is twisted in knots, I feel helpless, I feel sick, I am desperately trying to remain calm, I am crying. I do not know what is wrong. Will I make it in time? In the emergency waiting room I...
Household Treats for Your Pet

Household Treats for Your Pet

With such a variety of treats for dogs and cats on the market, sometimes choosing the right one can be difficult and expensive. Lucky for you there are plenty of healthy safe treats in your refrigerator or cupboard. Here is a list of yummy treats you can safely give...
Living with a Deaf Dog

Living with a Deaf Dog

Whether your dog was born deaf, is going deaf in his old age or has lost his hearing due to a health condition, living with a deaf dog can be a very rewarding experience. Some of the best canine companions have been deaf companions, but it takes a fair amount of...