A trip to the vet is an essential part of pet ownership, but it can be a stressful experience for both you and your furry friend, especially if it's their first visit. Proper preparation can help alleviate anxiety and ensure a smoother, more positive experience. Here are some tips on how to prep your pet for their first vet visit. Choose the Right Vet: Start by finding a reputable vet who specialises in your pet's species. [Read More]
Could Your Dog Have Dry Eye Syndrome?
Dry eye syndrome is characterised by not having a sufficient amount of tear film providing lubrication to the cornea at the front of the eye. This can cause both the cornea and conjunctiva to dry out, which leads to irritation and inflammation. Any dog can develop this condition, but it does seem to affect female dogs more than male dogs. It's not always possible to determine why dry eye syndrome develops, but it can occur as a result of any condition that causes chronic inflammation or due to a bacterial infection in the front of the eye. [Read More]