Posts Tagged ‘allergy’

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

Mange: Demodex in the Dog

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

This is a story of a common skin complaint in young dogs, that often spontaneously resolves without treatment. The more chronic, severe form can leave a dog looking like something off the streets of… 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

Essential Fatty Acid Supplementation

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

They’re now added to our bread, eggs, and milk, touted as treatments for allergy, asthma, arthritis, and even types of cancer, but are Omega 3’s and 6’s an issue when feeding our pets? Essential… Read more