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Castration – what, why and alternatives

What exactly is castration and why do we do it? In this video we look at the behavioural effects on dogs, and how we can use Suprelorin implants as a reversible alternative. Transcription: Hello everyone, I thought this week we’d talk about castration. It’s something that we do relatively commonly and is often a difficult subject to discuss, especially with …

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Travel Sickness

Not as straightforward as in humans, animals often get motion nausea and anxiety when travelling. In this video I go into the psychology behind it and what we can do about it.

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State of the Art Canine Sports Medicine and Surgery

A talk at the dog training barn 13 March 2019 on the latest advances in treatment of canine muscolskeletal problems, with some discussion on drug advances towards the end. Videos used in talk: Before and after stem cell therapy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BCVrN6SWoA Cruciate injury: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNymdzyRavs Stifle arthroscopy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6RsObdDu0CM MMP technique: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kc4MX1fRKNQ Shoulder arthroscopy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BasY9fkwNIE Shoulder abduction test: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4cuZZxJeH6Q Elbow replacement: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mq_K8JeSX2E Hip …

State of the Art Canine Sports Medicine and Surgery

A talk at the dog training barn 13 March 2019 on the latest advances in treatment of canine muscolskeletal problems, with some discussion on drug advances towards the end. Videos used in talk: Before and after stem cell therapy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BCVrN6SWoA Cruciate injury: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNymdzyRavs Stifle arthroscopy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6RsObdDu0CM MMP technique: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kc4MX1fRKNQ Shoulder arthroscopy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BasY9fkwNIE Shoulder abduction test: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4cuZZxJeH6Q Elbow replacement: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mq_K8JeSX2E Hip …

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A slight change in our dog parasite control recommendations

We routinely recommend deworming and defleaing our dogs (and cats!) There are lots of great (and not so great) products out there so we think it’s our responsibility to guide you to the ones we think work the best. We’re particularly concerned about fleas, roundworms and tapeworms as they’re common problems. For the past few years we have recommended Advocate …

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Scaling and Polishing Teeth

Last week we looked at how to examine teeth. This week we filmed a video of David examining Moss’ teeth. Not so great I’m afraid (lurchers have terrible problems with their teeth), so we decided to scale and polish them. Dental scaling uses an ultrasonic probe (a metal probe vibrating VERY fast!) to gently shake any tartar (calculus) off the …

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Dental Health – it’s really important

Looking after our pets’ teeth can be hard- they won’t have them brushed, they don’t eat the right things, some don’t like chewing etc. etc. But without looking after their teeth they can soon run into problems. Imagine what your teeth would look like if you neglected them- that can happen to them too. Some dogs and cats never seem …