What Can Pet Owners Do at Home to Contribute to the Successful Management of Skin Disease?
Vets are very fortunate to have some outstanding medicines to treat the aetiology and clinical signs of atopy, giving both the pet and the owner relief from the angst of allergic skin disease. However, it is easy to overlook the value of topical therapies and simple environmental management routines, which can play an important role in managing the condition whilst also helping to cultivate client relationships.
Pain Management in Horses
Pain relief is commonly administered to horses, either as short-term treatment following acute injury or as part of longer term management of chronic disease, such as osteoarthritis. By far the most commonly used products in the management of equine pain are the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
Missing Tilly is reunited with her owner after 17 years, thanks to her Microchip!
A missing cat, Tilly, has been reunited with her owner after 17 years! The remarkable reunion was only made possible because her vet nurse owner Kim had made sure Tilly was microchipped and then updated her microchip details each time she moved house during Tilly’s absence.
Travelling Dogs Going to Sunnier Climes? Skin Lesions? Don’t Forget Leishmania!
With soaring numbers of animals crossing the channel every year, as well as rescue dogs from abroad and owners moving to this country, UK vets are confronted with diseases that were very rarely identified before the PETS scheme made travelling beloved pets to EU countries much easier.
Indorex Wins Again!
Proving that a quality product stands the test of time, Indorex - the UK’s no. 1 household flea spray* from Virbac, has once again been voted by the readers of Your Dog Magazine as The Best Flea product for the Home 2020, making it an amazing run of 12 years as readers favourite! Your Cat readers also confirmed their continued approval for Indorex, giving the product their vote for the award for the 8th year running!
Control of the Home Environment in Contributing to the Successful Management of Skin Disease
In this day and age we are blessed with many drugs to treat the cause and symptoms of allergic dermatitis which often results in topical treatments and simple environmental management routines are often not discussed with pet owners.
Rapid in-house faecal diagnostic test for the detection of soluble antigens of Giardia duodenalis