The importance of Paws and Basic First Aid!

This short blog piece has been inspired by my most favourite RVN in the whole wide world and that's the incredible Rachel Bean RVN MCFBA , Rachel is absolutely incredible, she is so passionate about animals especially dogs and does allot of charity work for the likes of Street Paws, goes abroad to places like … Continue reading The importance of Paws and Basic First Aid!

Distant Learning- Online Courses: Are they worth it?

My answer to this 4 years ago would of been, Hell Yes!! Qualifications baby!! This opinion grew when i was doing my diploma too of course, then my advanced in experience "Peers" started to slam courses to which i argued with at the time (As i had a natural bias and blinded by something, I've … Continue reading Distant Learning- Online Courses: Are they worth it?

Fruits and Vegetables for dogs…

These are examples of fruits/vegetables that I don't advocate pre consult! Post consult, who knows! Cucumber, Bell Peppers and Tomatoes are very beneficial for some dogs! I've touched on this before but I keep seeing many people sharing false information about dogs and their ability to digest fruits and vegetables so I thought I'd share … Continue reading Fruits and Vegetables for dogs…

Is the future of the Pet Food Industry in question?

Now thanks to a recent poll from "Vets Now", as they conducted a survey via a poll on their social media platform , Facebook specifically. Which had (Not the most up-to-date stats) 71% of voters stating they feed a raw diet to their pets. Here is the link: https://tinyurl.com/wpc5sv9 which you can cast your vote … Continue reading Is the future of the Pet Food Industry in question?

NRC/AAFCO/FEDIAF Nutritional Guidelines- Do they apply to fresh foods?

Now this is something that's currently getting allot of controversy recently between Nutritional/Veterinary Professionals. But what do I think? (Again my view, please do your research, this is basic to remove confusion, if you want an advanced answer please contact me) Do the guidelines apply to Fresh Foods? Nope they do not apply in respect … Continue reading NRC/AAFCO/FEDIAF Nutritional Guidelines- Do they apply to fresh foods?

Has your dog ever been on Apoquel?

What is Apoquel? Apoquel is a pharmaceutical drug that is often prescribed to help combat inflammation and itching (in result of an allergy). How does Apoquel Work? Apoquel works as is part of the Janus kinase inhibitors. Janus kinase (JAK) is a family of intracellular, nonreceptor tyrosine kinases that transduce cytokine-mediated signals via the JAK-STAT pathway. Cytokine signaling is an … Continue reading Has your dog ever been on Apoquel?

Canine Epilepsy

Disclaimer: This piece isn't of medical diagnosis/prognosis and shouldn't be used as such. My opinion via my own research. I own the rights to this image. Dogs pictured doesn't have Epilepsy. I'm sure you've all heard of Epilepsy before, but do you know what it actually is? Google Definition:a Neurological disorder marked by sudden recurrent … Continue reading Canine Epilepsy

Is there natural alternatives to Diazapam/ Valium?

Stock Image taken from Google Well what are these drugs? They're known sedatives right? Prescribed for things like stress/anxiety , epilepsy, muscle relaxants etc... serious drugs! Why would they give these to dogs? Well believe it or not, it's actually becoming more common, allot of dogs are developing things like separation anxiety and end up … Continue reading Is there natural alternatives to Diazapam/ Valium?