Allergies in Dogs & Cats
Skin allergies are very common in both dogs and cats and can be a cause of great distress for both the animal and their owner. This article looks at the most common cause of skin allergies in dogs and cats.
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Endocardiosis in Dogs
Endocardiosis alters the physical structures of the heart valves due to an accumulation of fibrous tissue. This condition is inherited and degenerative. Symptoms will vary depending on severity of disease. Treatment once started will be lifelong. Find out more by downloading Vita’s Endocardiosis Factsheet:
Heart Disease Factsheet
Heart disease is a broad term for any disease affecting the function or structure of the heart. There are congenital or acquired disease which can affect both cats and dogs of all ages. Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options vary depending on the cause of the heart disease and the degree of disease present. Download our […]
Gift Guide for Veterinary Teams
Feeling the festive fear when it comes to gift giving? The team at Vita have got your back! Our fab gift guide is jam-packed with great ideas for the whole vet team. Many of our suggestions follow an eco theme, to help protect our planet. We’ve also highlighted some great gifts made by small businesses […]
Feline Observation Chart
Cats can be difficult to assess for pain as they are very good at hiding the signs and they are often very subtle so easily missed or mistaken for ageing. Using Vita Animal Health’s handy observation chart, available on our factsheets page, can help identify any potential changes.
Factsheet on Canine and Feline Arthritis
Arthritis can affect many joints within the body and although it is a progressive disease it can be managed effectively. There are many different causes of Arthritis and the diagnosis, treatment and management options will vary depending on the underlying cause and individual patient. Visit our factsheets page for a downloadable pdf on canine and […]
Essential Fatty Acids
Fatty acids are classed as “essential” if they can’t be produced in the body, so animals have to obtain them through their diet. Omega 3 essential fatty acids have a myriad of beneficial effects on the body so there are a wide range of situations in which vets may recommend a supplement.
Visit our Factsheets page to download our guide for top tips on keeping your pet safe during the autumn months. Always speak to a vet for advice if your pet is affected by any of the hazards outlined, for example: harvest mites; grass seeds; fallen fruit intoxication; wasp stings; conkers or fireworks.