A to Z we are here for you! Vita’s Alphabet of Animal Health A – Arthritis. Extremely common in companion animals, this condition affects four out of five older dogs. Osteoarthritis is a progressive joint disease and the earlier signs can be more subtle. Take a look...
Flystrike in rabbits What is flystrike in rabbits? Flystrike (myiasis) occurs when damp fur – often due to damaged skin or soiled by urine or faeces – attracts the green bottle fly (Lucilia sericata). The fly can lay up to 200 eggs on the skin which hatch...
57% of horse owners keep bute in first aid box, new survey shows A recent survey by Vita Animal Health has found that most horse owners have a first aid box, with the majority containing Phenylbutazone (Bute) – a POM-V drug. However, only 7% of horse owners seek...
Wounds in Horses Horse wounds can have a range of complications such as poor healing due to skin tension or infection. Accurately assessing wounds and being able to apply basic first aid is vital and allows you to know when to seek veterinary advice. Read on for...
Wound Healing in reptiles Wounds in reptiles are often more difficult to treat than those in mammals due to their physiological and anatomical differences. There are many causes of wounds in reptiles and healing can be slower and more dependent on environmental...
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