What worm treatment for cats is most environmentally friendly?

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There are many different worming treatments available for cats. And it can be hard to know what to choose for your beloved feline. Tablet or spot-on? Which worms should you be targeting? Monthly application or quarterly? It’s a confusing world out there, and now there is a rather more complicated question that many pet owners are adding into the mix; which worming treatments are most planet-friendly? Climate change and environmental degradation are huge, complex and important topics. Finding a balance between protecting our cats and keeping our environment safe can be difficult.

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What Worm Treatment for Dogs is the Most Environmentally Friendly?

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As dog owners, many of us routinely give our dogs preventive worm treatments to help protect our beloved pets from becoming infected with any nasty and unpleasant parasites. But do you ever think about whether these treatments are contributing to any environmental damage? And if there is a way to reduce this risk without compromising our pet’s health?

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Health strategies for prevention and treatment of calf diarrhea

Correct colostrum feeding is a key step in controlling scours. Diarrhoea is the most common disease in young calves, accounting for about 50% of all calf deaths and significant financial losses on both beef and dairy enterprises. The disease can be easily recognized, and it is important that treatment is administered quickly to maximize the … Read more

Vicar’s prayers answered thanks to specialist treatment at NDSR

A cat left with horrific head injuries after a car accident has made a remarkable recovery following extensive surgery at North Downs Specialist Referrals (NDSR) in Surrey. The cat, named Vicar after he was found in a church yard, was taken to NDSR blinded in one eye, and with multiple fractures to his jaw and … Read more

Hyperkalaemia, pt 2: treatment

Treatment of hyperkalemia is based on its severity. Mild to moderate elevations Mild to moderate elevations exist when the serum potassium concentration is between 5.5mmol/L and 6.5mmol/L. Treatment options are: IV crystalloids, which correct volume and dehydration deficits. Fluid therapy – the primary treatment, with the aim of: diluting serum potassium, by increasing the intravascular … Read more

What is “heroic treatment” for pets and is it worth it?

Much of what we do in veterinary practice involves ethics. When we consider whether something is ethical or not, we are primarily looking at what is in the best interests of the animal; this can sometimes have gray areas. Is it better for an animal to undergo painful, lengthy surgery in order to live longer? Or is it better to end suffering now and recommend euthanasia? What are the owner’s wishes and what are their finances like? Can the animal’s temperament withstand lots of invasive treatment?

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TVM set to launch new licensed treatment for corneal ulcers

TVM is launching a new eye drop this month to support treatment of corneal ulcers in dogs and cats. The company said its new ophthalmology product Stromease is a “ready-to-use, anti-collagenase eye drop, indicated for the supportive treatment of corneal ulcers in dogs and cats”. Corneal ulcers are a common occurrence, with a number of … Read more

First licensed treatment to improve healing of tendon injuries and suspensory ligaments in horses – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Boehringer Ingelheim has received UK marketing authorization for RenuTend – the first licensed treatment to improve healing of tendon injuries and suspensory ligaments in horses. Renutend contains primed mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) which Boehringer says are specifically targeted to reduce scar tissue formation so horses can return to the intended level of performance, with a … Read more

New treatment for corneal ulcers in cats and dogs – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

TVM has launched Stromease a ready-to-use, anti-collagenase eye drop, indicated for the supportive treatment of corneal ulcers in dogs and cats. Corneal ulceration is a condition that affects up to 0.8% of dogs in the UK. It can have a number of causes such as trauma, foreign bodies or underlying ocular pathology such as tear … Read more

Free vet treatment for Ukraine refugees launches across Europe

Ukrainian refugees who have fled the Russian invasion with their animals can now access free veterinary treatment across 38 European countries, thanks to a coordinated project led by an international charity. Refugees will be able to have their treatment costs covered for up to five dogs, cats, horses or other animals as a result of … Read more