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Garden and outdoor dangers

By Brian Faulkner - BSc (Hons), BVM&S, MBA, MSc(Psych), MRCVS | 27 November 2018 | 2 Comments
A puppy running in a meadow

Puppies seem to love eating things they shouldn’t in the house, and being outdoors is no different. From scavaging scraps, to eating slugs, snails or even poo, there are many garden and outdoor dangers which can impact your puppy’s health. A dirty issue As disgusting as it may seem, some puppies will eat poo. There can be a number of reasons for this, it may simply smell of food to your puppy and it can actually taste good! However, sometimes puppies can learn the behaviour, if they have got into trouble for…

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Common puppy illnesses

By Brian Faulkner - BSc (Hons), BVM&S, MBA, MSc(Psych), MRCVS | 23 November 2018 | 0 Comments
A puppy not feeling very well

Unfortunately, puppies can suffer an illness at any time. Thankfully most incidents are fairly minor, and most puppies are fit and well again within a few days but that isn’t always the case. If you think your puppy may be suffering from illness you should always seek veterinary advice. Common illness include: Gastroenteritis This is the inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract, which includes the stomach, small intestine, large intestines and colon as well as other digestive organs. It can be caused by many different things including; infections, parasites or a…

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