Category Archives: Nutrition

Stress in puppies

Meet Bonnie – the adorable Pomeranian puppy who was recently re-homed. Unfortunately, Bonnie experienced stress from the change of environment and was brought into Uni Vets Camden as an emergency after she had two seizures in one morning. Bonnie was diagnosed with having a “hypoglycaemic crisis” which means she had severely low blood sugar. Hypoglycaemia…
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Diabetes mellitus

Meet Boris, a 10-year-old Pomeranian Cross, suffering from Diabetes mellitus. Diabetes in dogs is like in humans, meaning that Boris cannot control his blood glucose. Long term diabetes can lead to blindness and kidney failure, but it is not all grim, when detected early and managed properly dogs can live a happy and healthy life.…
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Christmas foods that are dangerous for your dog

We all love our pets. They are part of our family and we share everything with them, especially when it comes to food. The upcoming festive season comes with an abundance of indulgent foods and ingredients, including chocolates, candy canes, stuffing and nuts. Christmas is a fun time for the whole family, but not if…
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Pancreatitis and gastritis

Timmy is a very sweet cocker spaniel who came to us recently due to ongoing vomiting. After a thorough examination including X-rays and ultrasound, Timmy was diagnosed with pancreatitis and gastritis. Pancreatitis is a painful condition involving inflammation of the pancreas. Some dogs are predisposed to pancreatitis including some particular breeds (such as cocker spaniels…
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