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Feeding – feed the bitch her normal diet until 5 weeks into pregnancy then, over about a week, change the bitch onto a complete puppy food by mixing in increasing amounts of puppy food into decreasing amounts of her normal diet. At this stage do not increase her portion size. The puppy food is...

Lungworm (Angiostronglylus vasorum) is a parasitic worm that lives in the heart and lungs of dogs and foxes. Infection occurs when the dog eats slugs or snails which can easily occur when playing outside. The life cycle of the parasite is:

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We have treated a few cases of grass staggers recently. This is most likely attributable to the lush spring grass, which has a low fibre content and therefore gut transit time is decreased, leaving less time for absorbtion of magnesium through the rumen wall.

Other factors that can...

Ruminant Fluid Therapy

Many diseases of cows cause dehydration. Common ones include acute mastitis, acute metritis, milk fever and ketosis. The worst consequence of dehydration is death. In cows which die of common diseases, it is often dehydration which...

What is new in flea treatment?

Activyl for Flea and Tick control uses bioactivation

Bioactivation - The latest in the science of flea control, explained

Flea products that use bioactivation work in a different way to conventional products. Once in the...

 

Kebir House Veterinary Group is proud to be part of the Yorkshire BVD project.

We are working closely with cattle farmers in the area to help Yorkshire become BVD free. Certain areas have already been successfully tackled and are now in the monitoring stage.

 

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