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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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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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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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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 …