Allergies in Cats

The most common allergies in cats Cats commonly experience four types of allergies: insects (fleas), food allergies, atopic dermatitis (triggered by house dust, pollen, and moulds) and contact allergies. While they exhibit shared physical expressions and signs, each allergy type also presents unique features. If you believe your cat is showing signs of an allergy, then …

What’s Better for My Cat: Wet or Dry Food?

A frequent question asked is whether cats should consume canned or dry food. Fortunately, many commercial cat foods offer an excellent nutritional source, whether in the form of dry or wet cat food. However, hinges on various factors, including weight, health conditions and budget. Deciding whether to opt for dry, canned or a combination of both …

Separation Anxiety in Dogs: Signs & Methods for Pet Owners

Eight out of ten dogs, according to research, have trouble adjusting to being alone. Yet, half won’t exhibit any overt symptoms, making it easy for owners to overlook. Behavioural issues due to separation anxiety in dogs In certain dogs, behaviours related to separation are a result of boredom caused by insufficient physical and mental stimulation. …

Common allergies in dogs

From skin irritations to digestive issues, understanding and addressing common allergies in dogs is essential for ensuring their wellbeing. In this blog, we delve into the world of canine allergies, exploring their types, symptoms and effective management strategies. Food Allergies in Dogs Food allergies can manifest through various symptoms, including gastrointestinal issues or skin problems. …

Celebrating World Book Day 2024 with Moor Cottage Veterinary Practice

Happy World Book Day to our wonderful clients at Moor Cottage Veterinary Practice. Join us as we celebrate our favourite fictional pets. In this article we also explore how we can all take the lessons that we learn from our beloved fictional pets into our everyday lives. Whether you are a fan of the classics …