Category Archives: Dog

Vaccinations are given to pets to protect them against harmful diseases. The vaccination triggers an immune response within the pet’s body to protect against a specific disease. It is not uncommon for a pet to experience mild side effects following … Continue reading

Chlorpromazine is mainly prescribed by vets to prevent vomiting. However, your vet may also prescribe chlorpromazine to treat other conditions such as anxiety. Dosage If you miss a dose ensure it is given as soon as possible, however, if it … Continue reading

Carprofen is a non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory agent prescribed to relieve pain and inflammation in 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 … Continue reading

Buprenorphine is prescribed to treat pain in cats and dogs, as with all painkillers, by suppressing the central nervous system. Dosage If you miss a dose ensure it is given as soon as possible, however, if it is almost time … Continue reading

Atenolol is primarily prescribed to treat heart disease in cats and dogs. Atenolol decreases the heart’s need for blood and oxygen which reduces the amount of work the heart must do. It also helps the heart beat more regularly. Dosage … Continue reading

Ampicillin is an antibiotic effective against a number of infections caused by bacteria. It is prescribed to treat bacterial infections. Dosage If you miss a dose ensure it is given as soon as possible, however, if it is almost time … Continue reading

Ketoprofen is prescribed by veterinarians to reduce pain in arthritis. This medicine is classed as an anti-inflammatory agent which is used to relieve pain and inflammation. Ketoprofen works by blocking the cyclo-oxygenase enzyme which generates the production of prostaglandins. Dosage … Continue reading

Glutamine or L-glutamine as it is also known, is a vital amino acid. Glutamine helps the body to form proteins that help maintain your pet’s immune system. Glutamine performs several major functions, particularly in animals that are suffering from disease … Continue reading

Feline acne usually occurs under the chin or around the mouth. The acne is caused by the overproduction of keratin which is a protein found in the skin;, this excess keratin causes the cats hair follicles to become blocked which … Continue reading

The death of a pet is always very upsetting and an event many of us have experienced. Unfortunately pets do not live as long as humans and although we are aware of this fact, saying goodbye to a pet can … Continue reading


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