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Retriever dog jumping in the water

Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence primarily affects middle aged and older neutered female dogs. It occasionally occurs in male dogs but is very rare in cats. It is a common misconception that it is a normal part of the aging process and untreatable!  What…
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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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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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BE ADDER AWARE

 Adder awareness is essential for all dog owners. An adult adder is around 50-60cm long and is characterised by having a black/brown zigzag pattern along it's back. They are commonly found on dry sandy heaths, sand dunes, rocky hillsides, moorland…
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DOGS DIE IN HOT CARS!

May we remind you of the dangers of leaving your dog alone in a car on a hot day. A car can become as hot as an oven very quickly, even when it doesn't feel that warm. When it is 22 degrees outside, in a car it can reach an unbearable 47…
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HELP PUT THE SPRING BACK IN THEIR STEP

Have you noticed that your old friend is getting a bit slower? Are they not jumping up to greet you, struggling to get on the sofa, having to be lifted into the car or not wanting regular walks? Your pet may well be suffering from osteoarthritis…