Small Animal

Virbac has launched EpiRepress, a new treatment for epilepsy in dogs which aims to make dosing and dispensing easy and accurate for practice staff and for owners.

Almost fifty percent of all cats in the UK are overweight, however cat behaviour experts say that changing the way we feed them could make them healthier and happier.

Tougher dog breeding licensing rules to better protect thousands of puppies are to be introduced as part of a swathe of reforms to safeguard the welfare of Britain’s pets, Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom announced today.

The breed, known as munchkin cats, suffer from a genetic disorder which means they have unusually short legs.

In West Chelborough, Dorchester Poole Vets4Pets has reported a case of Alabama Rot (CRGV).

It’s a sensitive subject that can affect all of us as we age, from our friends and family right through to our pups. However, arthritis in dogs is something that can be treated, and in some cases, delayed or even prevented – it is simply a case of providing the right care. We’ve spoken to the team at eVetDrug, who supply supplements and medication for the pets and equine market, about how to treat this condition in dogs.

A second pheasant farm and a turkey rearing farm have both been confirmed to have been infected with H5N8 avian flu.

It could be years before wildlife on Oswestry's Morda River recovers after it was polluted by a chemical spill.

The UK’s Chief Veterinary Officer confirmed that H5N8 avian flu was found in a flock of farmed breeding pheasants at a premises in Wyre, Lancashire.