Anaesthesia and your Dog

A puppy under anaesthesia

Anaesthesia is the total loss of sensation in a body part or in the whole body, generally induced by a drug or drugs to create loss of feeling, unawareness and muscle relaxation either locally, regionally or centrally. There are many reasons for administering anaesthetics to animals; the main purpose is to provide a convenient, safe and […]

Does Your Pet Have Arthritis?

a tri-colour dog under going aquatic therapy for arthritis

Osteoarthritis (arthritis)  is a well-recognised condition in people and dogs. It is a common cause of chronic pain, where 1 in every 5 adults is affected. The incidence of this disease is similar to that in dogs, where approximately 20% or more of the dog population are affected. In most cases, osteoarthritis arises from joint damage due to […]