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Deadly virus affecting cats.

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As many people may have seen in the news there have been several outbreaks of a disease called Feline Panleukopenia, sometimes called Feline Enteritis or Feline Distemper. Despite the different names panleukopenia is caused by the Feline Parvovirus, which is related to the virus that causes the devastating Canine Parvo. Feline Panleukopenia is an ‘old’ disease, it has been around for many years and it used to cause the death of a large number of cats. However after the development of an extremely effective vaccination the occurrence of panleukopenia rapidly decreased. In recent times vaccination numbers in cats have dropped of and as a result we have seen a resurgence of this disease.

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The Importance of being Microchipped

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A microchip is one of the most important things you can do for your pet. With a single injection you can ensure you pet will be returned to you should they get lost.

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Grass Seed Season

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Spring is here and with that comes hay-fever, allergies and GRASS SEED season.

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Watch Out! Parvo About!

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Parvovirus lives in the environment for very long periods of time and it can strike at anytime. However, this time of year is the worst time with warmer weather & lots of young puppies (being more susceptible to disease) getting around.

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Be Hip - Be PennHip'ed!

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Did you know that we are a PennHIP Authorised Veterinary practice? What is PennHIP? Glad you asked!

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