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The announcement of another lockdown and even the prospect of lockdown easing in the future and us returning to a ‘new’ normal, are likely to cause stress to your pets who may have become used to having you around at all times. So what can we do to help reduce the anxiety for our pets? 

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Arthritis is one of the most debilitating yet manageable conditions that canines and other animals can experience. Vetscriptions offers affordable medications to help your dog with the symptoms of arthritis. Most dogs are susceptible to developing arthritis in later life. Their joints become less supple and their bodies start to age, which can be a painful experience for your pooch. Being aware of the symptoms of arthritis can help keep your dog active, make them comfortable and provide them with a good quality of life in their later years. What Is Arthritis in Dogs? Canine arthritis –– sometimes referred to...

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At such a special time of the year, the last thing you need is for one of your beloved pets to be taken ill. Read on for Vetscriptions’ guide on how to keep pets safe at Christmas. Tip 1: Keep Christmas Food and Snacks Out of Reach Although you might want to give your pet a Christmas treat, some foods are toxic to your pets. Foods containing nuts, onions, garlic, raisins, sultanas, dates, grapes, chocolate, caffeine and alcohol can cause myriad of serious problems for your pets. While these foods might be perfectly edible and tasty for humans, they can...

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One of the most common conditions that vets face in the clinic is older dogs with arthritis. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a progressive condition that occurs over time and causes joints to be sore and stiff as a result of degeneration of cartilage. Typically, OA is diagnosed by your vet taking x-rays of the afflicted area and your pet will also undergo a physical examination.  Arthritis is well known to be a painful condition in people, and the same is true for our canine companions. The good news is there are many different treatment options to help fight this debilitating condition. ...

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This year continues to bring uncertainty and worry to us all, and with a second national lockdown in place those of us with pets have the additional confusion about what vet services will be available over the next month. We have taken a look at the guidance from the British Veterinary Association and the restrictions on how vets can approach treatment are more flexible than last time, therefore vets should be able to provide more services for your precious pets. Here’s an update on what we think vet services will still be available. Vaccinations Over the past few months, veterinary...

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