2908, 2018

What is Atopy and how is it treated?

August 29th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

What is an allergy? Most people have heard of an allergy, which happens when an animal’s (or person’s!) immune-system ‘overreacts’ to something that would normally be harmless. That harmless ‘something’ is known as an allergen and we see pets reacting to many different allergens including flea saliva, dust-mites, food-stuffs, human [...]

902, 2018

Can dogs get pneumonia?

February 9th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Yes, they certainly can. Just like in humans, any disease that causes sufficient damage to the lungs and respiratory tract weakens their ability to protect themselves, meaning that opportunistic bacteria can sneak in and set up a serious – even life-threatening – infection. What sorts of things can cause pneumonia? [...]

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