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Tag Archives: Stories from the surgery

Stories from the Surgery: Treating Gastric Dilatation Volvulus

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A sad-looking greyhound lying down

Petplan vet Brian Faulkner has once again taken time out of his busy schedule to tell us all about some of the strange, funny and sometimes difficult things he encounters in his surgery.

This month, he tells us of a recent sleepless night because of a dog with Gastric Dilatation Volvulus…

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Stories from the surgery: a lost cat with a broken leg and the importance of microchipping

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Long haired domestic cat at the vets

Petplan vet Brian Faulkner has once again taken time out of his busy schedule to tell us all about some of the strange, funny and sometimes difficult things he encounters in his surgery.

This month, he tells us the story of a cat presented at his surgery and how their plight made him reflect on the importance of microchipping pets…

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Stories from the surgery: taking the worry out of getting a pet passport

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A cat being examined at a vet's surgery

Each month Petplan vet Brian Faulkner takes a look at some of the issues he comes across in his day-to-day life as a practising vet.

This month Brian takes a look at how to successfully obtain a pet passport when taking your cat or dog abroad…

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Stories from the surgery: why warm weather can mean fleas, ticks, lice and mites for your pet

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Black Labrador puppy with red collar

Each month Petplan vet Brian Faulkner reveals some of the strange, funny and sometimes difficult things he encounters in his surgery.

This month he reveals how the month of May sees a change in the illnesses and ailments he treats at his surgery…

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Stories from the surgery: solving Ellie’s troubling ear problems

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Black Standard Poodle side view

Each month Petplan vet Brian Faulkner will reveal some of the strange, funny and sometimes difficult things he encounters in his surgery.

This month it’s the turn of standard poodle, Ellie, who’s been having a tough time with a difficult-to-treat ear problem…

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