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DO NOT PANIC! Basic hygiene reduces the risks of transmitting MRSA to a pet, so practise good hand hygiene and avoid face-to-face contact with a pet as much as is practical, we know this is very difficult to do.

Key points to remember

Keep your pets healthy, with diet and exercise and avoid long unnecessary stays in hospitals as this increases the risk factors for MRSA and other post operative infections. Avoid the overuse of antibiotics in your pet’s lifespan.

IF YOUR PET IS GOING INTO HOSPITAL TALK TO YOUR VET ABOUT THEIR INFECTION CONTROL POLICY (If they are a good vet they will be happy to have this discussion)

All about infections

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Symptoms

If you notice these symptoms report them to your vet immediately. You may be suspicious of a complex and/or resistant infection if you pet has: A wound that will not [&hellip

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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

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MRSP

What are MRSP and Staphylococcus pseudintermedius? Staphylococcus pseudintermedius is a bacterium that is commonly found on the skin or in the nose or intestinal tract of 50% of more of [&hellip

How we have Helped

Loki got a resistant pseudomonas infection during surgery, which was worse than MRSP. He had a fever and was crying in pain. Bumps on his incision reappeared after the second [&hellip

Loki

My dog Larry became infected with MRSA following cruciate ligament surgery (just like Bella did) I searched the website for information on pets and MRSA and found The Bella Moss [&hellip

Charlotte Hudley (Gloucestshire)

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