Antifreeze Poisoning

Antifreeze is used commonly in car radiators and some screen washes, but it is extremely toxic to cats and dogs. Cats like drinking from puddles, ponds and standing water which makes the outdoor cat quite prone to drinking contaminated water. In addition it is very...

‘GDV’

Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus (GDV) is also often referred to as bloat or gastric torsion and is a life-threatening condition of dogs in which their stomach twists (torsion) and distends with gas.  In some cases the stomach merely distends with gas and does not...

Sheep in Winter

How many times, over the last couple of weeks, have you heard someone comment on how cold it is? Invariably, the person who has been out in the snow and ice has been wearing several layers of clothing and thick boots. Well spare a thought for the region’s livestock...
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