Blog by Vet Image Solutions
While the benefits of ultrasound equipment and radiology technology for breeders or vets of large animals are often spoken about - their small animal diagnostic benefits can often slip under the radar.
While many pet owners are familiar with ultrasound for imaging purposes, helping see pregnancies, lumps, bumps and the odd swallowed sock, often they are unaware of the many ways in which ultrasound can help in treatment and healing processes too.
The confirmation of a dog's pregnancy is the start of an exciting journey for breeders. However, the anticipation of how many puppies to expect, how they are developing and ensuring the bitch is kept in the best possible health during her pregnancy can be a little overwhelming.
We all want our pets to be happy and healthy, but for first-time cat owners, it can be a daunting task to figure out exactly what they need to keep their feline friend happy. There are lots of pieces of advice that as a professional you could give. Below we highlight some specific and useful pieces of advice that you can give a first-time cat owner to make sure their new cat or kitten stays content...
When it comes to animal welfare, there may be a lot of questions raised. Animal welfare includes providing a safe and comfortable home for animals, to maintain a healthy and balanced diet, to be housed appropriately and in a safe environment, and to notice alarming behaviours.
For most horse owners, breeding your own foal is a lifelong ambition. Before you ever proceed to the actual covering, you’ll have spent hours assessing your mare to identify her best points, have researched dozens of different studs to work out which stallion will complement her best, and will have had a breeding fitness exam performed to make sure she’s fit and healthy.