• 02/08/2021
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    Don’t Forget to Give your Pet plenty of WAVES this Summer!

    Don’t Forget to Give your Pet plenty of WAVES this Summer!

    That is the message from Veterinary Ireland to all pet owners during this hot Summer weather. “WAVES” explains Peter Bishton, Veterinary Ireland’s deputy chief executive, “stands for WAter, VEntilation and Shade, three things essential to all pets during the summer months, and Veterinary Ireland has come up with this short acronym to help pet owners

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    • 19/12/2020
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    Noise reactivity

    Noise reactivity

    Introduction Anxiety disorders, fear, and phobias are among the most common behavioral problems of companion animals. These problems include generalized anxiety, separation-related problems, and phobias of specific stimuli such as storms, fireworks, or other noises. In each of these disorders, affected animals are in a state of heightened arousal and distress. They may cause damage

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    • 05/12/2020
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    Is your pet afraid of loud noises during the festive season?

    Is your pet afraid of loud noises during the festive season?

    FECAVA Animal Behaviour and Welfare Working Group prepared an infographic for pet owners on noise fear during the festive season. Download it in your language: ENGLISH BOSNIAN CROATIAN CZECH DUTCH ESTONIAN FLEMISH FRENCH GERMAN LITHUANIAN MACEDONIAN POLISH RUSSIAN SLOVAK SLOVENIAN UKRAINIAN  

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    • 01/08/2020
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    FECAVA Summer Advice for responsible pet owners

    Your pet should always have access to fresh drinking water and shade.   Know the signs of overheating/heatstroke in pets (heavy panting, excessive drooling, dry, bright red gums, labored and noisy breathing, wobbly legs, vomiting)   Animals with short faces, like Pugs, Bulldogs and Persian cats, are more susceptible to heatstroke   Never leave your

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