Raw diets – the solution to everything or a worrying trend? Professor Rob Foale BSc BVetMed DSAM DipECVIM-CA FRCVS VVS Internal Medicine Specialist Introduction Over the past thirty years there has been a marked and significant change in owners’ attitude towards … [Read more...] about Raw Diets
Heart Murmurs Dr Brigite Pedro VVS Cardiology Specialist Have you heard a heart murmur during a clinical exam of a puppy or a kitten? When you detect a murmur in these young patients it can be concerning for owners; Dr Brigite Pedro shares her guidance for what to do next. … [Read more...] about Heart Murmurs in Puppies and Kittens
A case of feline hypertension – more than meets the eye? Dr Sarah Spencer VVS Small Animal Internal Medicine Specialist Do you offer senior health consultations in your practice? VVS Internal Medicine Specialist Dr Sarah Spencer brings you an interesting and … [Read more...] about Feline Hypertension
Using a problem-orientated approach in an 8-year-old Labrador with abdominal distention. Professor Rob Foale VVS Small Animal Internal Medicine Specialist Follow through this case blog and answer the questions posed by Professor Rob Foale. Discover how he would encourage you to … [Read more...] about Labrador With Abdominal Distension
‘a small breed dog with a heart murmur – should I start pimobendan?’ Dr Joao Neves VVS Cardiology Specialist Dr Joao Neves discusses the usefulness and limitations of murmur intensity in managing pre-clinical stages of mitral valve disease. Myxomatous mitral valve disease … [Read more...] about Heart Murmurs in Small Breed Dogs
In conversation with Professor Rob Foale; what is mentorship and what could I gain through it? Dr Ellie Duffy VVS Commercial Manager Here at VVS we are so proud of the Internal Medicine Mentorship Programme. It is unique and personalised CPD, that is tailored to each mentee’s … [Read more...] about In Conversation: Internal Medicine Mentorship
Investigating an ‘incidental’ arrhythmia By Dr Ellie Duffy VVS Commercial Manager Lottie, a five-year-old female neutered Visla, presented to her primary care vet with an acute right hindlimb lameness, and a suspected cruciate ligament injury. The rest of her clinical … [Read more...] about A Vizsla with Ventricular Premature Complexes
Why I am concerned about Omeprazole use! By Professor Rob Foale VVS Small Animal Internal Medicine Specialist You may read the title of this blog and immediately think that I need to get out more! Whilst you may actually be correct in this assumption, the clearly … [Read more...] about Thoughts on Omeprazole use.