Vaccinations – are they important?

Many of you will be familiar with the letter, email and text reminding you to bring your feline friend in for vaccination. Apart from the associated health assessment that goes with each vaccination, why are vaccines so important? Our immune systems encounter...

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Kennel Cough

Kennel cough (or infectious tracheitis to give it its proper name) is caused by two main infectious agents, a bacterium called Bordetella, and parainfluenza virus. It is a highly infectious disease spread between dogs sharing a common air space such as in a kennel...

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Antifreeze Poisoning

Why is antifreeze so dangerous for cats? The most common ingredient of antifreeze is Ethylene glycol and it is also found in some screenwashes and more rarely de-icers. Ethylene glycol poisoning (antifreeze poisoning) is extremely serious in cats. A small dose can...

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