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Lung Worm arrives in Huddersfield   The lungworm Angiostrongylus vasorum (also known as French Heartworm) is a parasite that infects dogs. The adult of this particular lungworm lives in the heart and major blood vessels supplying the lungs, where it can cause a...

Glenda the Goat….

It was a wet Friday afternoon when I was called out to see Glenda the goat. Glenda’s owner had noted that over the previous few days Glenda had been out of sorts. She had been sitting down on her way up to the field, when ordinarily she would charge up the track. She...

The Pet Hen……

Over the years at Donaldsons Vets, just as with clothes and cars, we have noticed clients’ choice of pet goes in and out of fashion. There is no doubt that recently one of the “it” animals has been the laying hen. Hardly a day goes by without a feathery bundle...

Hay Fever??

Although the weather has been pretty appalling, we are actually in the middle of summer. At this time of year, the pollen levels fluctuate on a day to day basis but are usually higher than at any other time of the year. Hay fever sufferers will testify that this year,...