UK Registered Charity 1122246 This website would not be possible without the kind help of Tony Martin of the “AV Martin Charitable Foundation”

We thank our clinical advisors Dr Anette Loeffler and Professor David Lloyd (Royal Veterinary College), Dr Tim Nutall (Liverpool) and Dr Scott Weese (University of Guelph)

You Gov for making this study possible

‘Antimicrobial selective pressure in pet-owning healthcare workers’

Study published in Vet Record : http://veterinaryrecord.bmj.com/content/170/8/211.2.full?keytype=ref&ijkey=bNioZuSWsYyMtTT

‘Biosecurity in veterinary practice’ Dr Tim Nuttall  (RCVS News)
http://www.rcvs.org.uk/practice-standards-scheme/information-for-existing-members/the-practice-standard-august-2011/biosecurity-in-veterinary-practice/ 

Survey on antimicrobial use and current guidelines used in UK companion animal practice
click here to see the results.

All about infections

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How Bacteria are Spread

Humans and animals all carry their own specialised colonies of bacteria. These are generally harmless in the normal course of events and serve to prevent the growth of alien bacteria [&hellip

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MRSA in Farm Animals

In 2005, the first report on MRSA in pigs came from The Netherlands. A relation was found between MRSA positive persons and living on a pig farm or working with [&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

My dog Kaylee was attacked by another dog, and contracted MRSA through her open wounds.  Our vets were doing all they could, but the infection was too strong.  I looked [&hellip

Amanda – Kaylee

Our beautiful Golden Retriever, Corky T. (for trouble and terrific) Miles suffered with allergies for most of his life. Although he took many pills everyday to manage these allergies along [&hellip

Milt and Sue – Corky T

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