Karl's corner

Recognising and Living with Dementia in Cats and Dogs. Date: March 30, 2020

Dementia isn’t a condition that solely affects humans; it is recognised in many animal species too. In dogs, dementia is actually so similar to Alzheimer’s in humans that those canines suffering with it are used as reliable representatives in studies of early stage Alzheimer’s. As veterinary medicine improvements mirror human medicine improvements, more of our […]

Staying safe with Covid-19 Date: March 23, 2020

I want to start by saying that I hope this blog finds everyone in good health and spirits; these are certainly unprecedented days we’re living in! This is a bit of a higgledy-piggledy blog, more of a ‘touch base/ train-of-thought’ type of musing than usual, but hopefully still funny; as far as I’m aware, I’m […]

How to spot Arthiritis in your pet, and how to Live with it. Date: March 6, 2020

Arthiritis’ definition is ‘Inflammation of the Joints’, and occurs when the usually smooth cartilage that covers the bones surface becomes damaged and roughened, causing friction and pain whenever your pet moves. With increased friction comes the formation of new bone at the affected joint, making it even stiffer and harder to move; a condition that […]