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In this podcast on epilepsy – sponsored by Vetbromide, the latest addition to TVM’s epilepsy range of product – listen to neurology specialists Simon Platt and Laurent Garosi talk about when to treat epilepsy in dogs, what with, and how to monitor patients effectively.  
A recent study found that brachycephalic (flat faced) breeds have a 3.63x greater risk of developing dry eye1. What is dry eye? Dry eye (keratoconjunctivitis sicca or KCS) is a condition whereby dogs have a reduced tear film (deficient aqueous layer) due to destruction of their tear (lacrimal) gland. Left untreated, the condition can result
Did you know that nearly 1 in 6 dogs regularly eat (dog) faeces*? This habit of eating faeces (known as coprophagia), is understandably not pleasant and it can be a challenging one to resolve! Why oh why?! There are numerous reasons dogs might indulge in this delightful(!) activity. It can be normal in some circumstances,
Coronavirus contingency - our CPD is going virtual The Coronavirus is affecting all industries including veterinary practices. To ensure that veterinary practices keep their CPD activities going at this time, TVM UK, the innovative animal health company has made its In Practice Lunch and Learn sessions virtual. The sessions normally take place in veterinary practices
Long before it was fashionable enough to be found in trendy drinks, cosmetics and smoothies, Activated Charcoal (or AC) has been widely used as a method of gastrointestinal decontamination for both humans and animals. But what is it, and when should you be using it (and when not)? *This blog is for veterinary professionals only.

What is epilepsy? Epilepsy is a condition that causes your pet to have multiple seizures or ‘fits’. This can be due to a structural problem in the brain, due to a genetic cause or sometimes due to unknown reasons. Genetic epilepsy or epilepsy of unknown origin (called ‘idiopathic epilepsy’) most commonly starts between the ages

Use of rat and mouse poisons increase in Autumn as rodents attempt to move indoors to keep warm. Such poisons aren’t just harmful to mice and rats though – rodenticides are also highly toxic to pets and, if eaten, could be fatal. Rodenticide poisons can also impact ecosystems, as wild animals often have access to

Although Xylitol is present all year round, it definitely merits special mention at Halloween and Christmas. These are times when treats are often both in abundance, and left lying around as the holidays make us feel a bit more carefree. Xylitol is a sugar alcohol which is used as a low-calorie sweetener in drinks, sweets,