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Mast cells are a type of inflammatory cell, and are found mostly in the skin. A mast cell tumour (MCT) is a growth of mast cells, usually in the skin and is the most common form of skin cancer in dogs, making up around 20% of all malignant skin tumours.

Pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas.

The patella is a kneecap and is a normal anatomical part of dog or cat’s knee. Patellar luxation (which means dislocation) is one of the most common knee conditions.

In order to process an internet prescription the law requires that a veterinarian must have seen your pet within the past 6 months.

Pyometra is an infection of the uterus. It occurs frequently in older, non-desexed (entire) bitches and occasionally queens (entire cats). What are the symptoms, Prevention and is there any treatment?

There are many toxic food and household items, which could prove lethal to our pets. Vets4Pets brings you a list of these items and the effects they can have if eaten – even in minute quantities.

Urinary incontinence is a loss of voluntary control of urination. It is much more common in dogs than cats and usually affects older desexed female dogs although males can also be affected.

Splenic Haemangiosarcoma (HSA). It is a form of cancer. This disease occurs in older dogs, often larger breeds, and can be insidious or dramatic in its presentation. If your dog is suspected of having HSA, removal of the tumour is usually the core of the treatment but combination with chemotherapy gives the best outlook.

Renal failure is the inability of the kidneys to perform their duties properly and as a result there are excessive levels of urea and nitrogenous waste products in the blood. Acute renal failure (ARF) occurs rapidly and is reversible when appropriately treated.

Resulting in the inability of the kidneys to perform their task for a long period of time Chronic Renal Failure (CRF) in dogs and cats usually occurs slowly and there is a chronic increase in urea and nitrogenous waste (uraemia) products with a lost ability to concentrate the urine leading to severe dehydration, which can be fatal.

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