Monthly Archives: June 2015

Keep an eye on your pets if they’re eating grass

Three animals had managed to get almost identical blades of grass stuck in the nasopharynx (the air cavity lying at the back of the nose and above the roof of the mouth) within 2 weeks. We assume that they had been eating the grass – quite a normal behaviour for both dogs and cats [...]

The dangers of throwing sticks

Kizzy the dog had been chronically discharging puss and debris until staff at Lime Trees Veterinary Surgeons intervened. After taking her to teatre, vets discovered a one inch stick lying alongside her jugular vein. Once the foreign object was removed, Kizzy began making a full recovery. Veterinary Surgeon, Nick Williams, explained: “What happens [...]