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Equine Grass Sickness

Equine grass sickness is a life-threatening disease affecting the horse’s nervous system and intestinal tract that has been recognised for more than 100 years. It is particularly prevalent in the UK. Clinical signs of the disease can vary…
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Sweet - Itch

Sweet-Itch Proteins within the saliva of midges cause a localised allergic reaction within the skin, which is colloquially called ‘Sweet Itch’. It is characterised by persistent itching. Some horses may become irritable, restless and in…
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Equine- Spring Warning!

Equine - Spring Warning! Spring is in the air; the flowers are blooming and the trees and paddocks are turning a lovely shade of green. Sadly, it can also mean hidden dangers for your horse. The warmer weather and rain brings an increase in…
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Equine Worming

Excessive Equine Worming within the horse population has led to a growing resistance problem. This has manifested with some wormers only having a 10% efficacy in most horses in the UK. It is therefore essential that the problem is tackled and…
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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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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…