Archive for the ‘Allergies’ Category

Comfortis Division

Friday, July 12th, 2013

This Post is an addendum to Splitting Vials: Saving money on Flea and Tick Control   Comfortis (Spinosad), Monthly Oral Flea Treatment for Dogs Minimum dose      30mg/kg Maximum… Read more

Effects of Bowel Flora on Wellbeing

Saturday, March 12th, 2011

The ecosystem that lives in your gut is complex, dynamic, amazonian in scale  and poorly understood. It’s affected by genes and what we put in our mouths: food, bacteria, probiotics and antibiotics…. Read more

Splitting Vials: Risk Minimising

Saturday, November 6th, 2010

Many pet owners, jack of extortative pricing,  are defying the recommendations of drug manufacturers and vets, and  working-out ways to economise.  When tick season arrives and monthly… Read more

Insect Bites: from Itch to Anaphylaxis

Monday, April 19th, 2010

With our patients running around in nature, naked, and fascinated by all things moving, insect bite reactions are a familiar presentation for vets. Pets roaming backyard or paddock landscapes are at… Read more

DIY Elimination Diet for Dog and Cat

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

Dogs and cats with long-standing skin or gastrointestinal troubles may be suffering food allergy.   Once you’ve dispelled the myths surrounding food allergy, you’re ready to test.  If you’re… Read more

The 5 Myths of Food Allergies

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

In cats and dogs, like us humans, food allergies are on the rise.  Discovery a pet’s long-standing skin, ear, or gastrointestinal problem is due to a single dietary factor, rather than invisible… Read more