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What is it used for? Chronic pain like arthritis or disc prolapse Inflammatory disorders like skin disease or inflammatory bowel disease Improving wound healing Poor performance eg in sporting dogs or horses Enthusiasts recommend it

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Arthritis occurs in many older dogs, cats and rabbits etc. though they often show variable signs from lameness to reluctance to jump or sleeping more as it’s painful to move. Arthritis can also occur in

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Dental Disease

Dental disease affects many of our pets and is often very painful. Unfortunately, our pets are not good at telling us about problems and will continue eating despite the pain. We can help to reduce

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Feline Diabetes

Diabetes mellitus, also known as “sugar” diabetes is a complex disease that is common in cats; a recent survey suggests that nearly 1:200 cats are diabetic. Diabetes in cats, like diabetes in dogs and people,

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Hip Dysplasia

Hip dysplasia is a common and often debilitating joint disease affecting many larger breed (usually pedigree) dogs. Affected dogs have a genetic tendency to develop the disease but the severity of the disease can be

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Hyperthyroid disease in cats

An over active thyroid or hyperthyroidism, is a common disease in older cats. It causes a variety of different signs and can cause major problems to the heart and kidneys. As our cats get older

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Kennel Cough

Kennel cough or infectious tracheobronchitis, is a common infectious condition which causes distressing paroxysms of coughing and can persist for weeks.  Despite the name “Kennel Cough” a dog does not have to be in kennels

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Lungworm live in the arteries of the lungs and heart. They are about 2 to 5cm long, so can cause obstruction in the blood vessels. They multiply by releasing the larvae, which are coughed up

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Please have a read through the following notes; you may be surprised by some of these common causes of toxicity in pets and of what you need to keep out of reach! Drug poisonings Ibuprofen

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Skin Disease

Skin problems can be caused by allergies, parasites, bacteria or yeasts and hormonal conditions in companion animals and is often a lifelong condition that needs to be controlled. Diagnosing the underlying problem can often take

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There are a variety of worms that dogs can carry and they vary as to how they affect our dogs. Worming frequency will depend on your dogs lifestyle, dogs that live with young children, on

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