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MRSA in dogs: Fighting for dogs like Bella

Last month, the long-running topic of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) made national headlines when David Cameron announced a review of the UK antibiotics market. While the news was broadly welcomed by those working in human and animal medicine, many were also keen to point out the bigger picture on AMR, how bacteria will constantly evolve to be resistant and how the real solution lay in a joint fightback by all healthcare professionals – whatever species they treat.

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All about infections

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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

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MRSA in Pigs

In spite of worrying reports of the spread of MRSA ST398 in pigs in Europe and N. America, in two recent, major EU surveys (EFSA 2009, 2010) the UK pig industry was [&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

How we have Helped

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

This is Jed the most sweet loving Rottweiler I ever had.. I got him from a family friend who could no longer keep him in 2011. He had epilepsy and [&hellip

Jed – Stacy

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