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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Testing for MRSA

How do we test for MRSA? The only way to identify MRSA is to take a sample and analyse it in a laboratory. A culture can identify the bacteria and [&hellip

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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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MRSA In Horses

Staphylococcus aureus can also be found in the nose, intestinal tract or skin of a small percentage of normal, healthy horses, although the frequency with which it is found varies [&hellip

How we have Helped

My daughter Kass, (15yrs) had what looked like a spider bite on her arm. Over a few days time it looked very infected and swollen so I took her to [&hellip

Cathy Conner – Chloe

When my dog Cooper was diagnosed with MRSA last summer, the first thing I did was get on the internet to find out as much as I could. I had [&hellip

Andie Irwin and Cooper – Cooper

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