Tag Archives: infections

  • Hopping for health

    Posted on March 15, 2013 by in Pets, Rabbit, Seasons

    There are few people who haven’t seen a wild rabbit with myxomatosis – it is very widespread and unfortunately our pet rabbits can catch it.  It passes from animal to animal through direct contact or infected insects such as mosquitoes and ticks.  Pet rabbits can be protected with a vaccination which is given first at […]

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  • Dog Tales

    Posted on March 15, 2013 by in Dog, Pets, Seasons

    Dogs need to be vaccinated for some diseases as early as eight to nine weeks after they are born.  They may then need a booster jab in 12 months or so time.  Different diseases can be prevalent in different regions and dogs that will be regularly visiting kennels, shows or travelling abroad may need additional […]

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  • Sunshine and Showers: the essence of Spring

    Posted on March 14, 2013 by in Dog, Pets, Seasons, Spring

    The classic sign of Spring is changeable weather.  Wonderful sunshine one moment, tipping down with rain the next!  But splashing in puddles and jumping in streams is so much more fun when you can expect to see the sunshine again shortly.  It’s what makes walks extra special at this time of year. Ticks however, are […]

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