Bosco is an 8 year old male Dachshund who was taken to the Animal Emergency Services one morning, when he was attacked by another dog whilst going out for a walk with his owner.
Feline immunodeficiency virus affects the immune system, leaving infected cats susceptible to other infections. The virus is primarily transmitted via bites and scratches from infected cats, and unfortunately there is no cure for FIV.
If so, you may be putting them at risk of developing pancreatitis.
Pancreatitis is the term used when there is inflammation of the pancreas, which is a small organ with many functions.
It is much safer to keep cats completely indoors; they are unable to get into fights with other wandering cats, they can’t kill wildlife, and they are protected against some diseases transmissible between cats.
Most of us know how important vaccinations are in pets, but do you know what the vaccines protect against, and when your pet requires its vaccinations?