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? [...]

911, 2017

Laser Therapy – no longer science fiction!

November 9th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Here at Betavet, we’re proud to be able to present a completely new form of treatment for animals – MLS Laser therapy. It’s well tolerated by the patients, and even by most insurance companies! We’re increasingly finding it a really beneficial option in treating our patients for a wide range [...]

3108, 2017

Hairballs in cats

August 31st, 2017|Tags: , |

Probably everyone who has ever had a cat has seen them doing two things - grooming themselves and occasionally retching or urging. Of course, these are often linked by hairballs. What is a hairball? Unsurprisingly, a hairball (or furball) is a ball or mass of hair, held together by felting [...]

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