None of us like the thought of creepy crawlies on our pets, but it is the warm part of the year where they are around in higher numbers. SO, STAY ALERT for ticks…..
Yes, separation anxiety is a thing for dogs too. Vet Nurse Morag Sutherland gives us potential solutions to aid a more comfortable return to work.
With a soar in the demand for puppies, and the humans being in the house 24/7, we need to make sure our dogs can cope as we ease out of lockdown.
An experienced vet nurse and dog behaviourist questions who has governance over dog trainers and hails the arrival of the UK Dog Behaviour & Training Charter
Ralph started to withdraw into himself during lock-down. Getting some advice from someone who understands dog behaviour was all it took to get him happy again.
Whilst the first choice for pain management is often medication, there are many non-pharmaceutical ways to manage pain. It is important to use a multimodal approach to get the best overall pain management for each individual animal patient, with the least amount of drug induced side effects. One of the most versatile, effective and all-encompassing non-pharmaceutical methods of managing pain is the use of hydrotherapy.
Transformation was an understatement. To go from seriously thinking of having to make ‘that awful decision’ to getting my bouncy dog back in less than a week has no words for me.
There are a number of dedicated canine sports medicine and rehabilitation facilities in the UK. These practitioners are uniquely placed to improve the animal’s emotional, cognitive and physical well-being, and recovery speed, prevent re-injury, promote longevity and, in some cases, improve sports performance. Multiple factors are at play including age, nutrition, fitness, stress level, immune status and circulation.
SCENAR (an acronym standing for Self-Controlled Neuro-Adaptive Regulator) is advanced pain relief treatment technology. It is a bio-electrical medical device used by healthcare professionals to treat acute and chronic pain, sports injuries, arthritis, back pains, inflammations and a growing list of other conditions.