Preventing future spread of lungworm
Lungworm is the principal endoparasite in the UK that could potentially result in fatal consequences for our dogs...
Spring is here and this month is the start of warm weather (we hope!), plenty of sunshine, walks in parks and the season for ticks and fleas
Angiostrongylus vasorum (lungworm)
According to Andrew Francis, vet cardiologist, angiostrongylus vasorum (lungworm) is difficult to identify as the clinical signs can be non-
What is babesiosis?
Babesiosis is an emerging tickborne disease caused by protozoan parasite related to those causing malaria (Johnson, 2016).
Ticks – a seasonal nuisance or all-year threat?
Sánchez-Vizcaíno et al. (2016a, 2016b) highlighted that tick activity was continuous throughout the year, even in winter...
Canine babesiosis in the UK
The dangers of ticks and the importance of administering a quality treatment for your pets.
Free Ticks and Fleas check
We have launched our "Free Ticks and Fleas check" this May, come to the practice to get your pet checked, to get an appropriate ef
Spring is here, but so are ticks!
To help owners protect their pets from tick related diseases, Shotts Vet will be offering free drop in tick and flea checks starting Monday