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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 heal despite treatment
  • A skin condition that does not respond to treatment

In addition your pet may be very poorly with:

  • A fever
  • Loss of appetite
  • Lethargy
  • Pain and swelling around the wound

Chloe the cat featured in the page header has now recovered from MRSA

Did you know...

Surgical sites, cuts or grazes can become infected by bacteria falling from the skin into the wound, from contaminated hands or instruments, or by droplets from an uncovered mouth or nose.

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All about infections

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Spotting Infections

Infections can generally be treated successfully with a single course of antibiotics, which may come in the form of creams or ointments, injections, or tablets, and many infections will even [&hellip

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Treatments

Infections can generally be treated successfully with a single course of antibiotics, which may come in the form of creams or ointments, injections, or tablets, and many infections will even [&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

How we have Helped

Zack Weeks-Brown is yet another Samoyed who contracted nosocomial MRSA, at a university vet hospital in February 2006. Fortunately, his surgical site was not involved, and he suffered “only” a [&hellip

Jill Beth Brown – Zack

Firstly i must say how sorry i was to read Bella’s story, until Monday the 21st March i was totally unaware that this but was contractable by pets (ignorant i [&hellip

Graham Marriott

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