Pyometra: Womb 101

It’s one of the most well known serious life-threatening conditions for any bitch to endure, and frustratingly, one of the most easily preventable. ‘Pyometra’ literally denotes pus in the womb and is seen a lot less commonly these days due to increased awareness about neutering but is still found in any vet’s consulting room the…

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National Pet Month is Here Again!

I’ve just spent the last twenty minutes trying to convince the owner of Jessie, a lovely 7-year-old Border Collie to agree to have her spayed. With recent improvements in veterinary knowledge and resources, our patients are enjoying longer healthier lives; and with safer anaesthetics for animals, preventative surgery for dogs and cats has never been…

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