Worming your cat Did you know that there are lots of types of worms that cats get. The most common worms that we see in cats are roundworms and tapeworms. Signs of worms can include vomiting, weight loss, poor coat quality and irritation around the anus. However many cats that are infected with worms will […]Read the rest of this entry >
Almost every day we are presented with a lost dog or cat that has been found by someone in their garden or wandering the roads. This week alone in Hermitage Vet Clinic, Lucan we have seen an older cat that was hit by a car, two kittens and one dog. All of these animals seemed […]Read the rest of this entry >
If you are looking for a dog the first piece of advice I would give is to consider adopting a dog if at all possible. A good place to start is the Dog’s Trust rehoming centre.I know that many people have there heart set on a particular breed and are looking to buy a pure bred puppy.
If you are going down the purebred route please read the following advice carefully.Read the rest of this entry >
Ear infections are one of the most common reasons dogs and cats come to see our vets. Symptoms we expect owners to report are : 1. Scratching his/her ears 2. Rubbing his/her head along the ground 3. Shaking his/her head 4. Red or hot ears 5. Discharge visible in the ears 6. Smelly ears 7. […]Read the rest of this entry >