Removal of Dew Claws

Removal of Dew Claws

Removal of Dew Claws Contrary to some opinion, the removal of dogs’ dew claws is not currently illegal under the Animal Welfare Act.While it is illegal under the mutilations clause of the act to carry out a prohibited procedure which involves interference with...
Fading Puppy Syndrome

Fading Puppy Syndrome

Fading Puppy Syndrome Bacterial Germ Infection Bacterial germs can gain entry in the womb birth canal or through the navel stump. However, in most cases, it is thought that the bitch herself carries the infection in her womb prior to birth, and the Staph, Strep and...
Poisonous Plants

Poisonous Plants

Poisonous Plants Submitted by Patricia Waterhouse If your dog eats / chews any of these seek veterinary advice. Amaryllis bulbs African violet leaves Asparagus Fern Apple seeds contain cyanide Azalea Bleeding heart ( foliage and roots ) Box leaves Bracken Buttercup...
Medical Kit for Dogs

Medical Kit for Dogs

Tools Stings Minor Skin Problems Vomiting & Diarrhoea Dehydration Kennel Cough Pain Relief Medical Kit for dogs Be Prepared When caring for a dog, it’s always best to be prepared for minor accidents, conditions and illnesses.   With a few basic...
Bee and Wasp Stings

Bee and Wasp Stings

Stings   Being nosey dogs like most terriers, ETTs are prone to running foul of the odd bee or wasp! Some treat them as toys to chase and snap at whilst others grab anything they can to eat; either way a sting is a common summer occurrence so it is best to bee...