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Strict isolation of infected pets is probably excessive.

General infection control practices (e.g. hand washing after contact with the animal, avoiding contact with the infected site, limiting contact overall) are probably adequate. If you have members of your household with weakened immune systems – including infants or elderly individuals – and have concerns talk to your health practitioners. If need be, let us liaise with them and our experts to get you further advice.

All about infections


Skin Infections & Pyoderma

1. How significant is infected dermatitis to the overall health of a dog? Superficial bacterial skin infections or pyoderma rarely cause significant illness. The clinical signs include itching, pustules, scaling [&hellip


Testing for MRSA

How do we test for MRSA? The only way to identify MRSA is to take a sample and analyse it in a laboratory. A culture can identify the bacteria and [&hellip


Bugs Explained

Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is only one of a number of bacteria that can be resistant to lots of different antibiotics. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a relatively common finding in long-standing [&hellip

How we have Helped

A letter from Amber My fight for life I am 11 years old (a rough Collie). Here is my story. On a beautiful June morning I was chasing pigeons in [&hellip

Alan Barnard

Emma, our high spirited and beautiful 15 month old White German Shepherd girl got hit by a car after getting away from my husband on Friday 11th July, 2008. Initially, [&hellip

June & Tony Walker – Emma

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