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Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD)

Feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD) is a term used to describe a variety of common disorders that affect the lower urinary tract in cats. Feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD) can manifest with a variety of clinical signs that can…
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Poultry Worming

Poultry Worming- Chickens, like other birds can be infected with worms. Chickens spend a lot of time on the ground foraging and eating invertebrates such as earthworms which puts them at high risk. Chicken worms will generally cause problems…
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Anal Glands

Anal gland problems are very commonly seen by us at Rosevean Veterinary Practice and can have a marked negative effect on dogs who can become quiet and subdued due to the irritation. There are two glands situated just inside…
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Atopic Dermatitis - Allergic Skin Disease

Atopic Dermatitis- Allergic Skin Disease, is relatively common in dogs and cats. Itching is one of the most common reasons for a pet to be brought into the vet and can be caused by a number of factors. Atopic Dermatitis (or from any other cause)…
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Parrot Nutrition at Rosevean Vets

Here at Rosevean Veterinary Practice we know that Parrot nutrition is very important for our companion birds. Our knowledge of what they need is constantly improving. Dietary preferences are common and many parrots form an addiction to seed…
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Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism-  This is a condition where cats produce excess metabolic hormone, and if often affects older cats (95% are >10 years old). Symptoms can include: weight loss increased appetite increased drinking and urination …
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Alabama Rot - Cutaneous and Renal Glomerular Vasculopathy (CRGV)

Alabama Rot, also known as Cutaneous and Renal Glomerular Vasculopathy (CRGV) , explained by Rosevean Veterinary Practice, Cornwall. In Alabama Rot, blood vessels in the skin and kidneys are damaged by tiny clots which can lead to damage to…
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Vaccinations for Cats and Dogs

Vaccinations for Cats and Dogs - Here at Rosevean Veterinary Practice in Penzance, we vaccinate against the most important diseases but try to use as few vaccinations as possible as infrequently as possible. Why do we vaccinate? Vaccinations…
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Free Tortoise Pre-hibernation checks in September and October

It is vital that a tortoise is fit and healthy before going into hibernation. Now is the time to consider the condition of your tortoise so that any health issues can be resolved before hibernation becomes imminent. Phone us now to book a…
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Staff charity cycle ride

On Sunday 27th September Rosevean staff will be cycling the camel trail in support of the XLVets charity challenge. To celebrate 10 years of XLVets the challenge was set to travel "around the world" using any non engine powered means possible,…