Small Animal

Around 85% of cats aged over three suffer from some degree of dental disease, and regular brushing of the pet’s teeth can help, says a leading London-based feline vet.

Scientists at Mars Petcare have created a unique ‘chewing robot’ in a bid to further improve canine oral care and marking a milestone in dental product quality control.

A new online resource to help owners of dogs with hypothyroidism understand and manage their pet’s condition has been launched by Dechra Veterinary Products.

The International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM) is delighted to announce the launch of a new website for its increasingly popular Cat Friendly Clinic programme.

The Regan Veterinary Group in Manchester has teamed up with homeless charity Lifeshare in an initiative to provide care to dogs owned by homeless and vulnerable people in Manchester and Salford.   

Merial’s Pet Parasite Action campaign concluded at the end of July and has been hailed as a great success.

A two-day course to give small animal practitioners with an interest in small animal reproduction an understanding of the clinical investigation of infertility in breeding dogs and bitches has been launched by Improve International.

Cats really do need their mythical nine lives, with 90% of vets having treated cats for injuries caused by road traffic accidents (RTAs), falling from a height and walking on hot surfaces, according to findings from a British Veterinary Association (BVA) survey revealed on International Cat Day (8 August).

3,800 cases handled by RSPCA last year highlights mortal danger to wildlife from carelessly discarded lines, hooks and netting.