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Bandages from your pet should be disposed of in separate plastic bin bags Immediately. Avoid letting them lie around where they could be dragged around and avoid contact of the bandages with floors, furniture or bedding. It may be helpful to keep your pet confined to an area where floors can be wiped easily, e.g. a tiled room downstairs.

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They move from the environment to people, from person to person, person to animal, or animal to person or environment – this is why cleanliness is important.

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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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Viruses vs Bacteria

The differences between bacteria and viruses Author – Elaine Pendlebury BA BSc  BVetMed DMS MRCVS  Senior Veterinary Surgeon (Science & Welfare) PDSA Bacteria (singular is bacterium) are one celled living organisms [&hellip

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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

How we have Helped

This is Malcolm. He is the most wonderful, affectionate, loving, special cat I have ever come across. I rescued him from the RSPCA 6 years ago when he was 3 [&hellip

Lou Yau – Malcolm

My husband contracted MRSA, 3weeks following hip replacement surgery on August 28th. When we took him to the hospital we left some soiled bandages on the couch. When I came [&hellip

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