Category Archives: Dogs

Diabetes mellitus in dogs

Diabetes mellitus in dogs is predominantly caused by lack of insulin production from the pancreas - similar to “Type 1” diabetes in humans. In diabetic cats, it often results from the body’s resistance to the effects of insulin. Normally, insulin is produced by the pancreas to metabolise glucose, which is then used as energy for…
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Toots the Pug

Toots is a 5-year-old Pug who recently came into Uni Vets Camden after she had a scuffle with one of her furfriends at home. Toots’ left eye was sore, infected and proptosed which means it was no longer sitting in the socket. This is a common problem in brachycephalic breeds like Pugs and French Bulldogs,…
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Managing your anxious dog

Just like humans, dogs can suffer from anxiety too. One of our patients this week was a dog who went missing 18 months ago after a particularly bad thunderstorm and luckily was  recently returned home. In situations when your dog may be scared or anxious such as thunderstorms or fireworks, it is important to keep…
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Storm phobias in dogs

Storm Phobias in Dogs Late Summer can be stressful for dogs who are afraid or anxious during thunderstorms. It’s a common problem, and the reason for it isn’t really well known. It may be the loud noise of the thunder, changes in barometric pressure, discomfort in the ears or simply an inherited trait for it. Storm phobias…
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