Posts Tagged ‘Gastrointestinal’

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

Parvo Transmission by Human Hand

Friday, July 9th, 2010

The Parvo Outbreak, Ocean Shores (aka P.O.O.) continues to hit the fan, having now infected 8 and killed 2. It’s over two months since a newly-purchased pup carried the virus into the area. The… Read more

Parvo Outbreak, Ocean Shores, NSW

Saturday, May 15th, 2010

Scattered around the environment, like deadly confetti, Parvovirus is a hardy, virulent and highly contagious virus that strikes down hundreds of dogs each year. With a mortality rate up to 90%, it’s… Read more

Lily toxicity in cats: clarification

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

Recently a client threw me a question that had me stumped, and curious.¬† Are all members of the lily family toxic to cats? Online message boards had the answer in minutes. If you’re a cat… Read more

C.S.I Bangalow: Spiked Custard?

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

One of three companion cats at a local nursing home, 1 year-old, Puddles was much loved by staff and residents. He was rushed to hospital after a Friday night on the tiles, with profuse vomiting and… Read more