Bonnie’s fracture

At The Donaldson’s Vets Maple Street Hospital, we treat the out-of-hours emergency cases for the whole Donaldson’s Group and so this tends to mean that we deal with a lot of trauma cases. Having a strong interest in orthopaedics, I tend to deal with a lot of the...

Flea treatments: an appropriate choice?

  Animal owners must take care when choosing a flea treatment, to avoid harming their pets this summer. The arrival of warm weather prompts many people up and down the country to purchase preventative products at this time of year. Many of these are safe and...

Maggots

A couple of weeks ago in this column, I discussed the risks of blowfly strike at this time of the year. Over the last few weeks, we have seen several severe cases and so, in an attempt to raise awareness of the awful condition and the distressing consequences, I would...