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Vet Report
Vet Report Booklet

The Vet Report

Vets4Pets and Companion Care are pleased to welcome you to the second edition of the Vet Report.

Welcome to the Vet Report

The second in a series of annual publications, The Vet Report is aimed at raising understanding and awareness of current affairs in pet health amongst pet owners and the general public.

What's inside the Vet Report 2015

Top articles from the 2015 Vet Report
Why Visit The Vet


Why Visit The Vet

A veterinary surgeon uses all of his or her senses when examining a patient. Their experience of doing hundreds of these procedures every month allows them to perform the examination quickly and efficiently.

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Territorial Aggression

Canine aggression is never far from the news. In the UK between 2005 and 2013, 28 deaths were attributed to dog bites, and hospital admissions rose 7% to 9,710 in 2014.

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Lungworm Vet Report 2015



Angiostrongylus vasorum, the canine lungworm, in common with many other parasites, makes use of more than one species to complete its life cycle. Dogs and other canids are the primary host, and molluscs, such as slugs and snails, have a role as an intermediate host.

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Rabbit Diets

Feeding the correct diet is probably the single most important means of having a healthy and long-lived rabbit. We know from scientific studies that feeding an incorrect diet, one that is low in fibre and high in carbohydrate, is directly linked to the development of dental disease, gastrointestinal disease, obesity and behavioural problems.

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Diabetes Vet Report 2015


Pet Diabetes

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a condition that is recognised both in people and animals. It is a failure in the mechanisms that control the levels of sugar (more specifically glucose) in the blood.

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Vet Report 2014 Updates

Updates on Alabama Rot and Microchipping

Read more about Alabama Rot

Read more about Microchipping

Vet Report 2014

The first in a series of annual publications, The Vet Report 2014 included Microchipping, Feline TB, Alabama Rot, Reptile Care and an overview of the UK's pet population.

Read the 2014 Vet Report

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