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STAPH (Staphylococcus) Skin Infections

Sometimes, dogs get itchy or you might notice that their coat is not quite as good as it might be and this could actually be something called Staphylococcus – also known as a “Staph” skin infection.  Infection might be noticed in many locations including the eyes, feet, skin, ears and respiratory system.  Signs that might […]

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Puppy Vaccinations – Rhodes 2 Safety

Puppy Vaccinations: When you get your beautiful new puppy he has some immunity already, passed on through the milk from his mother.  However, it is vitally important to protect him before he goes out into the big wide world. The normal sequence of events is:- @ 8 weeks, he will receive his first vaccination @ […]

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Demodectic Mange

Demodectic Mange is caused by the Demodex Mite that ALL dogs have and lives in the hair follicles in the skin.  These mites are transferred to them as puppies from their mother when suckling.  Usually, because their numbers are small, they cause no problems but in some cases (possibly when associated with a hereditary or immune problem) […]