Emma the Vet

Passionate about animal welfare

June 28, 2018
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Fighting for Foie Gras Free GB

Most people have heard of foie gras and many people are aware that it has a poor reputation when it comes to animal welfare but recently I learned much more about its production because of a new campaign. The charity … Continue reading

May 7, 2018
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Getting Hot Under the Collar

Crufts has come and, thank goodness, gone for another year. With the recent and ongoing media storm over brachycephalic animals and the huge popularity of breeds like pugs, Frenchies and English bulldogs there was always going to be close scrutiny … Continue reading

March 12, 2018
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Not Just for Christmas

  After tackling the problem of pet obesity with Compare the Market we’ve come up with a new calculator for you at this festive time of year. Every single year people still buy pets as Christmas gifts and sadly, every … Continue reading

October 3, 2017
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The raw food debate

On Facebook I recently shared a video from a programme by friend is involved with. They had looked at whether feeding raw foods to pets had any issues. The share sparked quite a bit of discussion on my page and … Continue reading

May 15, 2017
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Brachy cats and rabbits. What have we done?

Charities have united to highlight brachy health issues in cats and rabbits; it’s NOT just dogs we need to worry about. In recent months the issue of health problems in short-faced or brachycephalic dogs has been highlighted to the public, … Continue reading

March 13, 2017
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Saying Goodbye- the ultimate kindness

This is the title of an owner information leaflet I wrote about what to expect when you have to sadly say good-bye to a beloved pet. It occurred to me today that it is also totally appropriate for this homepage … Continue reading

February 10, 2017
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Comedy Pets!

Every pet owner will know that at some point (or hundreds of times!) their pets have done something that’s made them fall on the floor with laughter. I bet you’re all thinking right now about a particular occasion or a … Continue reading