Heartworm is a severe, often fatal, disease spread from host-to-host by mosquito bites and it can affect dogs, cats and foxes. Read more
Dog owners are being urged to make sure their pets’ vaccinations are up-to-date after a suspected outbreak of the deadly canine parvovirus (CPV). Read more
There are a variety of worms that are commonly found in our canine friends. The usual suspects are roundworm and tapeworm, however whipworm and hookworm are also common. Read more
The European Commission has agreed with the UK veterinary profession that controls must be maintained to keep the UK free from the tapeworm Echinococcus multilocularis (EM). Read more
Ticks capable of transmitting Lyme disease may be more common in the UK than first thought, according to experts from Bristol University. Read more
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