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pet-careWelcome to Talk To The Vet pet advice centre, your online source for pet information and animal care tips.

At Talk To The Vet we understand that pets are a big part of your family and we strive to help in anyway we can when it comes to your pet’s health. On this page you will find over 50 articles professionally written and updated by practice experts and veterinary experts to bring you the most up-to-date high quality client information.

Talk To The Vet are dedicated to caring for the wellbeing of your cat, dog or small animal. We hope the information provides you with essential information on how to properly care for you pet and help you find all the expert advice you need to ensure you have a healthy pet all year round.

  • Diabetes and Weight Loss

    Animal: Dog Breed: Bullmastiff Pet Symptoms: I have a bullmastiff who has diabetes, over the last year she has suffered with rapid weight loss. Her diabetes is under control and she was spade 3 weeks ago. She is no longer … Continue reading

  • Is the Long Travel Safe for the Dog?

    Animal: Dog Breed: Cairn terrier Pet Symptoms: I want to adopt a 13 year old male, unneutered cairn terrier. However, he must travel, one time only, from los angeles to italy. is the trip safe for him? He is healthy. … Continue reading

  • Dog Ate Dark Chocolate

    Animal: Dog Breed: Shi-poo Pet Symptoms: my 20 llb shi poo ate 200g of 72% dark chococlate what should i do? Our Advice: We are not emergency service. Emails are answered up to 72 hours. If you have not yet … Continue reading

  • Cats Not Getting Along With Each Other

    Animal: Cat Breed: Eqyptian Mau Pet Symptoms: We have a two year old Egyptian Mau female cat called Ola, which we have had since she was 13 weeks old, we ave just got another Egytpian Mau female cat called Treacle … Continue reading

  • Uveitis

    Animal: Cat Breed: Mix breed calico Pet Symptoms: I have a 21 year old mix breed calico cat, her name is Daisy. Saturday notice her left eye was half closed and pupil half the size of the right one. Today, … Continue reading

  • Best Way to Lower Weight or to Prevent Boredom to Stop the Whining

    Animal: Dog Breed: Border Collie Pet Symptoms: Hi, I’m 20 and hoping to study veterinary medicine after completing my bioveterinary science degree. I currently dog sit for two border collies whilst their owner is on holiday. There owner is a … Continue reading

  • Accidentaly gave my 10 week puppy 2 Albon pills

    Animal: Dog Breed: Black Elkhound/Black Lab Pet Symptoms:  I accidentaly gave my 10 week puppy 2 Albon pills to treat her worms. And It’s only given once a day. I am really worried. Our Advice: If there is vomiting diarrhoea … Continue reading

  • Doesn’t Want any Stroking or Cuddles

    Animal: Cat Breed: Not indicated Pet Symptoms:  Hi there, have a question about my kitten.. She is 4 months now, we have her since she was 8 weeks.. The problem is she is scared for example when I walk towards … Continue reading

  • Loading dose the prescribed dosage?

    Animal: Cat Breed: Not Specified Pet Symptoms: My cat is on metacam. We ran out on Friday so she hasnt had a dose since thursday morning. When initially prescribed we were told to administer a 1 time loading dose of … Continue reading

  • Soft Diet after Mandibulectomy

    Animal: Dog Breed: Boxer Pet Symptoms: My dog has always been a fussy eater but after having a mandibulectomy three months ago she only wishes to eat soft food. the problem is she still cant manage to feed herself as … Continue reading

  • Diarreah

    Animal: Dog Breed: mum is a lahsa apso cross yorkie dad was a full lasa Pet Symptoms: My dog had a stomach problem back in january which made him dehydrated, ive forgot the name of it but it could have … Continue reading

  • Sick, Very Hot and Restless

    Animal: Dog Breed: Labrador Pet Symptoms: My dog had a poo In my car today, was hard to tell if it was poo or sick, other than the smell. He drank a lot about 2 litres in one. And he … Continue reading

  • Fighting with his Dad

    Animal: Dog Breed: cross breed staffordshire / labrador Pet Symptoms: He has suddening started fighting with his dad really bad how can i stop them. Our Advice: This is fight for domination and some time it is impossible to stop … Continue reading

  • Scrating a Lot

    Animal: Dog Breed: Great Dane cross Pet Symptoms: Good day, I have a puppy of 12 weeks old and because he’s scratching himself a lot the vet told me to wash him every 2 days with a conditioner for itchy … Continue reading

  • Bloated

    Animal: Dog Breed: Puppy Pet Symptoms: he is being bloated from 5 days he is suffering crying loud and he is so weak can hardly walk he goes to corners of the house stay there suffering.. he is dying and … Continue reading

  • Swollen/Boil around neck

    Animal: Dog Breed: Mutt Pet Symptoms: My dog suddenly has a swollen/boil on his neck(noticed three days ago) which is covered by his hair. It doesnot appear to molest him when pressed a little , soft to the touch and … Continue reading

  • Kitten Crying every 30 minutes to an hour

    Animal: Cat Breed: Unknown Pet Symptoms: Can I feed a newborn kitten evaporated milk mixed with water? Why is it crying every 30-60 mins? Kitten crying every half to one hour.. its driving me crazy, i have slept for 2 … Continue reading

  • Food Aggression

    Animal: Dog Breed: Border Collie Pet Symptoms: Our 1year old border collie has developed aggression around food, she has snapped at our 8 year old daughter. She has stopped eating , we have not changed her feeding times or introduced … Continue reading

  • Not Wanting to Eat and Drink. No Energy and Watery Bowel.

    Animal: Dog Breed: Austrailian Shepard Pet Symptoms: Not wanting to eat Not wanting to drink No energy Watery Bowel. Our Advice: This could be gastroenteritis foreign body in the gastrointestinal tract pancreatitis or parvovirosis. I would advise you to contact … Continue reading

  • Screeching Attacks

    Animal: Dog Breed: German Shepherd Pet Symptoms: My 8wk old puppy, while heading out the door this morning started screeching in pain as if she hurt her back leg. i checked her legs and she seamed fine and ran off … Continue reading