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    Free uploads for Farmers to BVDFree database

    Posted in Farm Animal on by Kat Mozdzynski

    English beef and dairy farmers can have their Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) test results uploaded to the national BVDFree database without charge until the end of March*. The offer is open to all farmers who are registered with the BVDFree … Continue reading

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    Help keep your horse safe from laminitis

    Posted in Equine, Horses on by Abii Dowdy To help avoid the potentially lethal condition laminitis, make sure you take a read of our following tips to help protect your horse. Obesity or high sugar diets can lead to and complicate laminitis, insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome. It … Continue reading

    Trichiasis case

    Posted in Equine, Horses on by Abii Dowdy Recently on our social media pages we asked you what you thought was wrong with the above eye! Here is the full explanation: This horse presented with a recurrent painful eye with superficial ulceration and keratitis (inflammation of the cornea). … Continue reading

    We are Supporting the #Breed to Breathe Campaign!

    Posted in Small Animal on by Kat Mozdzynski

    The British Veterinary association is campaigning to raise awareness of the problems brachycephalic or snort nosed dog breeds face as a result of their breeding. Brachycephalic breeds have a short or compressed skull shape, giving them a flat faced look. … Continue reading

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    Bird Flu Detected in Wild Birds in Warwickshire

    Posted in Farm Animal on by Kat Mozdzynski

    Highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu has been detected in wild birds in Warwickshire. This is the second confirmed finding of the virus in the UK this winter, following the finding in Dorset earlier this month (January 2018). Tests have shown … Continue reading

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    Successful Digit Amputation for Lame Cow!

    Posted in Farm Animal on by Kat Mozdzynski

    This unfortunate lady had been lame for a few weeks and although her foot had been checked and trimmed to try and correct any problems, she hadn’t improved. When her foot was next examined it was found that the horn … Continue reading

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    Throwing Sticks for your Dog….A potentially dangerous playtime!

    Posted in Small Animal on by Kat Mozdzynski

    There has been a national campaign recently warning dog owners about the dangers of throwing sticks for their pets to fetch after a reported rise in life-threatening injuries. We have seen numerous cases over the years from pieces of wood … Continue reading

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    Iris hypoplasia

    Posted in Equine, Horses on by Abii Dowdy At the beginning of this week we posted the above photo to our Facebook page and asked clients to have a guess at what was wrong! Here is the highly anticipated answer... Well done to everybody who got it right! … Continue reading

    exclusive interview

    Posted in Equine, Horses on by Abii Dowdy Here is an exclusive interview with Emily Mustow, the winner of  the Hannah Francis Young Event Rider Award 2017! We hope you enjoy reading the interview as much as we loved speaking to such an inspirational young woman! 1|) How … Continue reading

    Tackling the Broken Tackle!

    Posted in Small Animal on by Kat Mozdzynski

    Men, it is time to cross your legs and feel very sorry for this chap called Charlie, a 5 year old working Labrador retriever who had a very unfortunate accident. Charlie presented to us one afternoon with an inability to … Continue reading

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