Pet Care Blog
It’s important that you exercise your dog appropriately for their condition, as overweight pets are at higher risk of becoming puffed and dangerously overheated or sustaining joint injuries.
At your pet’s appointment, we will perform a general check of your pet and examine the lump itself. In some cases, we will discuss further testing of the lump to confirm a diagnosis.
We recommend regular flea control for most cats, even if they live indoors, as fleas can be brought in by other household pets or on human shoes.
Seeing your pet afflicted with any unwellness or injury can be very worrying and may leave you feeling helpless or uncertain, especially if you’re unsure whether their condition warrants an emergency or after-hours veterinary assessment.
If you notice any changes in your pet that concern you, it’s best to book an appointment with our knowledgeable team for a further assessment.
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If your pet becomes overweight, it’s a great idea to have them assessed further by one of our vets. Firstly, we can determine their ideal target weight, and create a personalised plan for safe, effective weight loss.
If your cat is showing any behavioural changes suggestive of anxiety, it’s best to book an appointment with our vets for further assessment, so we can confirm the problem and look for any potential associated medical issues.
If we suspect underlying allergies as the trigger for your pet’s skin or ear disease, we will perform some treatment trials to help determine the cause. This will include a thorough flea control program, a hypoallergenic dietary trial and a check of your pet’s environment for any common irritating plants.