Overprescribed opioids for pets are being used by their owners

Tramadol for pets

Even in the UK we have heard of the US opioid crisis. For instance, some less than ethical doctors (for humans) are overprescribing Tramadol to their patients to feed an addiction to these prescription painkillers. Overall there were 72,000 drug … please continue reading

Bravecto, Credelio, Nexgard and Simparica flea treatments might cause seizures in cats and dogs

No isoxazoline class for these kittens

CBS News tell us that cat owners should be aware that Bravecto, Credelio, Nexgard and Simparica flea and tick treatments might put cats (and dogs) at an increased risk of neurological adverse reactions including seizures, ataxia (disjointed movement due to … please continue reading

This is not the first time an animal has been poisoned by Sergeants flea control

Cat poisoned by Sergeants flea treatment

This is a video on Facebook that has gone viral. It is difficult to watch. The person who posted it appears to be an employee at a veterinary clinic, Peyton Jung, who had the consent of the cats’ owner to … please continue reading

Pet owners in the US increasingly treat pets with medical marijuana

Following the legalisation of marijuana as a medicine for human use in 29 American states, pet owners are, in increasing numbers, turning to medical marijuana to treat their sick pets suffering from ailments such as arthritis and cancer. Cats, dogs, … please continue reading