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Arthritis in dogs

As they get older, our furry friends can start to develop mobility issues, much like humans. Arthritis is a common joint condition where the surfaces within the joint start to break down and grind on each other. It can cause pain and stiffness in our pets and can make it harder for them to partake…
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Chocolate toxicity

Leo is a very naughty kitten who was brought into Uni Vets Camden after he was found eating a small amount of dark chocolate. Chocolate contains caffeine and theobromine, which are both toxic to cats and dogs. In general, a higher cocoa content means higher concentration of these toxins. Clinical signs can include vomiting, diarrhoea,…
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Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV)

If you have a cat, your vet may have mentioned the FIV vaccine to you at some point. FIV is short for “Feline Immunodeficiency Virus”, which is a cat-specific virus spread by bite wounds from infected cats. While not immediately life-threatening, FIV can suppress your cat’s immune system and therefore increase the likelihood and severity…
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Ear infections in dogs

Isaac recently came to Uni Vets Camden as he had sore and itchy ears. We took samples from both his ears, and discovered a large number of budding yeasts seen under the microscope! In dogs with recurrent ear infection like Isaac, there is often an underlying allergy, such as atopy or food hypersensitivity. Secondary infections…
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