Learn more about pet diabetes from what signs should you look out for, to how to treat a pet that has been diagnosed with diabetes.
Learn more about how arthritis can affect dogs as they get older, and the symptoms to look out for with this painful stiffening of the joints.
Cognitive Dysfuncation (Dementia) In Cats
Did you know that old cats, just like older people, can have problems with dementia? In our feline friends, this is called Cognitive Dysfunction, and it’s more common than you might think! In fact, nearly a third of 11-14 year old cats might be showing some signs.
Tuberculosis In Cats
Learn more about Tuberculosis, a bacterial disease that affects humans as well as animals and is one type of disease that can be caused by mycobacteria.
Learn more about Canine Babesiosis, symptoms range from mild to severe and include lethargy, fever, anaemia, an enlarged abdomen, weight loss and jaundice.
Heart Disease In Large Dogs
DCM is a form of heart disease in medium to large breed dogs such as St Bernards, Dobermans, Boxers & German Shepherds. Contact your practice to find out more.
Fatty Lumps And Lipomas
lipomas, or fatty lumps, are very common in dogs. In fact every year nearly 2% of the doggy population are diagnosed with one! While they are tumours, lipomas are just made up of fat cells and so are mostly completely benign.
Dealing With Diabetes
If your cat is drinking more than usual, is lethargic, is going to the toilet more or has lost weight, it could have diabetes, find out more today.
Did you know 90% of cats over 12 years old have some form of degenerative joint disease? Osteoarthritis, often referred to just as arthritis, is a painful disease caused by wear and tear of a joint. It makes movement difficult and sore.
Heatstroke In Dogs
Learn how dogs can easily suffer from over-heating or heatstroke in hot weather, and what actions to take if your dog needs to cool down.
Feline Calicivirus And Cat Flu
Learn more about Feline calicivirus symptoms including fever, runny nose, mouth ulcers, respiratory conditions, limping, lameness or swollen face and paws.
Diabetes In Dogs
It is estimated that 1 out of every 100 dogs that reaches 12 years of age will develop diabetes. Diabetes mellitus, the most common form of diabetes, is caused by a problem with the production of a hormone called insulin.
Hyperthyroidism In Cats
Find out more about hyperthyroidism, your cat could be suffering from it if it is losing weight, eating more, is restless or has a fast heart.
Chronic Kidney Disease In Cats
Chronic kidney disease is a common condition that affects older cats. Learn more the disease and treatments available at your nearest Vets4Pets surgery.
Glaucoma In Dogs
Glaucoma occurs when the pressure inside the eye increases past normal. This happens because the normal drainage of fluid from within the eye is reduced. This fluid is there to keep the eye inflated, and normally is produced and drained at a constant rate. The drainage can be blocked by a defect in the structure of the eye, or by another eye problem which then impacts on the drainage.
Cognitive Dysfunction In Dogs
Sadly we all know that when people age they can develop dementia, but did you know it happens to our dogs too? In fact, over a quarter of 11-12 year old dogs might be showing signs of doggy dementia, which is known as ‘cognitive dysfunction’.