A Microchipping Success Story

A Microchipping Success Story

It’s Great When This Happens Microchipping is the best way to ensure your pet is returned to you if they are lost. I received a lovely card from a client the other day, a lady whose cat we returned to her through her microchip. The cat had been living in a...
Urine Sampling and the Routine Health Check

Urine Sampling and the Routine Health Check

Urine testing is an integral part of a routine health check. With every vaccination reminder that we send for dogs, we add the line: “This vaccination… includes a free general health check and a urine test. Containers (and instructions on how to obtain a...
How Greyhounds Are Different From Other Dogs.

How Greyhounds Are Different From Other Dogs.

Greyhounds are different… We see a lot of greyhounds at Vetrica, and in many ways they are very different from other dog breeds, quite apart from being able to run faster than them. Among other things, they have a much lower white blood cell count, a much higher...
Lumps and bumps and what to do about them…

Lumps and bumps and what to do about them…

When people bring their pets to us to get lumps checked out, they often say that the patient isn’t bothered by the lump. Unfortunately, that has no predictive value when deciding if a lump is cancer or not. Trivial cysts can be quite itchy, and serious cancer...