16 October 2015
Whaling in Bequia

Whaling in Bequia


Bequia is my favourite Grenadine island. I have been visiting this island virtually every week for 20 years to conduct my Friday clinics. In my expe...
09 October 2015
Congestive heart failure

Congestive heart failure


Heart failure occurs when or as the heart is unable to properly circulate blood throughout the body and the heart becomes unable to meet increased d...
02 October 2015
Anorexia in dogs

Anorexia in dogs


Whether you’ve had pet dogs for years or you’ve just adopted your first puppy, it can be very distressing when your dog won’t eat. Th...
25 September 2015
Feline leukemia

Feline leukemia


Continued from last week… What happens if a cat is infected with the FeLv (feline leukemia virus)? When we are exposed to a virus, such as a ...
18 September 2015
Some diseases of cats – Part 1

Some diseases of cats – Part 1


1. Feline Leukemia Virus disease: Feline Leukemia virus infection was until recently, the most common fatal disease in cats. Because we can now pr...
04 September 2015
Some of the strangest things you hear, do as a veterinarian

Some of the strangest things you hear, do as a veterinarian


1. There are the malformations in newborns. These malformations occur during the formation of the body structures, whereby some of the body parts co...
28 August 2015
Vaccination: frequently asked questions

Vaccination: frequently asked questions


Q: What are vaccines?A: Vaccines are health products that trigger protective immune responses in pets and prepare them to fight future infections from...
21 August 2015
Pets and zoonotic diseases (Continued from last week)

Pets and zoonotic diseases (Continued from last week)


Q: How can I prevent my pet from making me sick? A: There are many simple steps you can take to prevent your pet and your family from getting sick:...
14 August 2015
Pets and zoonotic diseases

Pets and zoonotic diseases


Q: Can animals carry diseases I can catch? A: Yes, they can. Diseases passed from animals to humans are called "zoonotic” diseases. Q: Are th...
07 August 2015
What is Horner’s Syndrome, and what causes it?

What is Horner’s Syndrome, and what causes it?


Horner’s Syndrome is a group of signs that occurs when specific muscles of the face lose their stimulation by certain nerves, specifically the ...