Breed Health

pug-healthPug have a very short nose and this can lead to breathing problems, and they do tend to snort and rumble when they breathe.If you are concerned see your vet as sometimes an operation is required to open the nasal passages.  Their breathing can be a problem in places with a hot climate especially if your Pug is slightly over weight.  It is essential that you keep your Pugs weight under control.   They can also be susceptible to an itchy skin condition and dry eyes.

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    How to keep pets safe this Christmas

    6 ways to keep pets safe this Christmas Christmas is a time for fun, festivities and family. Whether your home is going to be crowded with guests over Christmas or empty because you’ve gone visiting relatives, you will need to keep an extra special eye on your canine or feline friend to make sure he…   Read More »

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    Great was to treat your dog this Christmas

    5 ways to treat your dog this Christmas While you’re frantically doing your Christmas shopping this year, spare a thought for the furry friend in your life. That little guy who never asks anything from you, never moans when you get home from work late or when you don’t have time to cuddle. Christmas is…   Read More »

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    Reasons not to get a pet for Christmas

    4 big reasons NOT to get a pet for Christmas It can be very tempting to get an adorable puppy or kitten for that special someone in your life, but if you’ve decided to give the gift of a pet this Christmas, you should think again. There are lots of reasons why this is simply…   Read More »

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    Dorzolamide Ophthalmic

    Dorzolamide is used in the eye to decrease the pressure caused by primary glaucoma, an eye disorder that can cause permanent damage to vision in the affected eye(s) and lead to blindness. If glaucoma in diagnosed in one eye, Dorzolamide can be used in the other eye to prevent glaucoma from developing. Dosage If you…   Read More »

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    Difloxacin

    Difloxacin is a antibiotic prescribed to treat a bacterial infections in cats and dogs. It may also be prescribed to treat abscesses, wounds and urinary tract infections. Dosage If you miss a dose ensure it is given as soon as possible, however, if it is almost time for the next dose then skip the missed…   Read More »

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    Diphenhydramine

    Diphenhydramine is an antihistamine prescribed to prevent the symptoms of allergies. This medicine is also used to prevent itching caused by an allergic reaction. Diphenhydramine may also be used for its sedative effects. Dosage If you miss a dose ensure it is given as soon as possible, however, if it is almost time for the…   Read More »

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    Diethylcarbamazine citrate

    Diethylcarbamazine citrate is prescribed to prevention heart worm disease in cats and dogs. This drug is also used to treat roundworm infections. Dosage If you miss a dose ensure it is given as soon as possible, however, if it is almost time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and continue as normal….   Read More »

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    Cimetidine

    Cimetidine is a histamine-blocking agent prescribed to reduce the amount of gastric acid secreted in the stomach. It is also prescribed to treat reflux and hypersecretory conditions such as gastritis. What should I do if I miss a dose? Give the dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose,…   Read More »

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    Codeine

    Codeine is a narcotic medicine prescribed to help manage mild to moderate pain in cats and dogs. Dosage If you miss a dose ensure it is given as soon as possible, however, if it is almost time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and continue as normal. Ensure two doses are not…   Read More »

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    Cyclosporin

    Cyclosporin is an immunosuppressive agent prescribed by vets to prevent diseases and disorders caused by an overactive immune system. Cyclosporin is also available as an eye ointment used for treating keratoconjunctivitis sicca (dry eye syndrome). It can also be used to aid the healing of perianal fistulas (cracks around the anus). Dosage If you miss…   Read More »

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