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BOAS Constriction in Dogs

BOAS Constriction in Dogs

| by Les Ellison

Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome Kennel Club figures show a 3000% rise in ownership of pugs, bulldogs, French bulldogs, Boston terriers, Cavalier King Charles spaniels, Shih Tzus and boxers since 2007. Yet many owners remain unaware...
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Lower Lambing Season Losses

Lower Lambing Season Losses

| by Les Ellison

Fast Field Test for E.coli- K99 Pathogen The first lambs of the lambing season are here and full of the joys of the spring yet to arrive. Delivering as early as the second week in...
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The Mating Game – Breeding Assistance Dogs Isn’t A Game of Chance

The Mating Game – Breeding Assistance Dogs Isn’t A Game of Chance

| by Les Ellison

The breeding of assistance dogs, under the supervision of the UK Guide Dogs National Breeding Centre. Each mating is carefully planned to guarantee the health and welfare of each breeding bitch...
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Kennel Club’s 3 Things Not To Do When Choosing Your New Puppy

Kennel Club’s 3 Things Not To Do When Choosing Your New Puppy

| by Les Ellison

Over the 2016-17 Christmas fortnight of 20 December to 2 January, Dog’s Trust received 127 unwanted dogs and puppies – a 54% increase above the figure for the same period in 2015-16. More than 300...
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Planning for a Happy Event – TARGET Canine Ovulation Test Kit

Planning for a Happy Event – TARGET Canine Ovulation Test Kit

| by Les Ellison

Successful dog breeding requires perfect timing. Bitches come to their breeding peak only about twice a year. So knowing when your bitch is ‘in season’ or ‘on heat’ is essential whether you’re mating her...
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What’s Breed Got To Do With It? 25 Years Of The Dangerous Dogs Act

What’s Breed Got To Do With It? 25 Years Of The Dangerous Dogs Act

| by Les Ellison

25 years on from the introduction of The Dangerous Dogs Act, researchers from the Battersea Dogs and Cats Home have published a report claiming there’s little evidence to suggest that the...
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Year Round Or Block Calving: Balancing Herd Economics and Health

Year Round Or Block Calving: Balancing Herd Economics and Health

| by Les Ellison

High infrastructure and feed costs, combined with continuing low milk prices, mean dairy farmers are moving toward block calving to increase their productivity – but at what cost? In block calving, all the cows in...
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Canine Infertility and Abortion - Keeping Brucella Canis in Check

Canine Infertility and Abortion - Keeping Brucella Canis in Check

| by Les Ellison

Breeders of pedigree dogs depend on the health and fertility of their breeding animals. Maintaining a kennel free of Brucella canis prevents early abortion and infertility. A programme of regular screening, supported by MegaCor...
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Combatting Puppy Farming and the Infectious Diseases they Spread

Combatting Puppy Farming and the Infectious Diseases they Spread

| by Les Ellison

A Shadowy & Cruel Market Place Fuelled by the greed and desire to make cash, unscrupulous breeders continue to breed litter after litter of puppies with no regard for their health or welfare.  The sharp...
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How TARGET Canine Ovulation Test Kit is beneficial for successful canine breeding

How TARGET Canine Ovulation Test Kit is beneficial for successful canine breeding

| by Les Ellison

Predicting The Right Time to Mate - Target Canine Ovulation Test Kit Dramatically improve your reproduction reputation with the TARGET Canine Ovulation Diagnostic Test Kit. Relying on visual signs of heat, like vulval swelling and...
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