Veterinarian Irene Silvan
Irene Silvan
Croydon, London, City of (United Kingdom)
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Graduate at UCM/Maisons Alfort with over 4 years experience.

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Cat Jack
Jack
I have a question about Jack, my male cat mixed with common european
Hi, It doesn't look like a parasite. Was that your doubt? Kind regards
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almost 3 years ago
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Dog Jack
Jack
Jack, my male dog jack russell terrier, has excessive thirst
Hi. Please send a picture, it will be easier to help you. You will probably have to go to a vet in any case, but we can tell you wht it looks like and which tests are more usually performed to diagnose the...
almost 3 years ago
Cat Jess
Jess
Jess, my female cat mixed with european shorthair, has a health problem
Hi. Jess is old now and she could have artrosis or abdominal pain between other possible problems. It's wise to take her to the vet twice a year to check her blood pressure, kidney function etc. A quick check would...
almost 3 years ago
Dog Katy
Katy
I have a question about Katy, my female dog west highland white terrier
Hi, yes. I imagine that you are talking about vaccines. Think that the ones that are most sensitive to infections are puppys and old dogs. The older they get, the weaker their immune system. kind regards.
almost 3 years ago
Dog Teddy
Teddy
Teddy, my male dog mixed with maltese, has blood in the stool
Hi. As you probably imagine, swallowing a piece of meat with bone being so joung (and not used to it) can be very dangerous for a dog. The only way to be sure about how much damage the chicken did is by performing...
almost 3 years ago
Rodent Ekan
Ekan
Ekan, my male rodent unknown, has swelling in the testicles
Hi. You have to follow your vet's instructions. If they told you to keep him in the cage, do so. If you see that the testicles (i guess he doesn't have them anymore) are too swollen or Ekan is in pain. Take him to the...
almost 3 years ago
Rodent Prince
Prince
Prince, my male rodent white crested guinea pig, has poor appetite
Hi. Take him to a vet urgently. He has a dental problem that's hurting his mouth and/or doesn't allow him to eat. Hi probably has an ear infection too. They cause a bad use of the mouth and abnormal dental growth....
almost 3 years ago
Cat Maccy
Maccy
Maccy, my male cat burmese, has wounds
That's an emergency. We can't help without seing the cat. Go to a vet ASAP
almost 3 years ago
Dog Holly
Holly
Holly, my female dog mixed with jack russell terrier, has a health problem
The best thing would be to take her to the vet and perform a couple of Xrays. If there is not a bone or articular problem they will prescribe some antiinflammatories and repose. Don't give him anything before going...
almost 3 years ago
Cat Lola
Lola
Lola, my female cat abisinio, has a health problem
HI. Steroids are dangerous during pregnancy. I hope that the kittens are OK, but they shouldn't be used in a pregnant cat. :( Now i'm guessing that she had the neck wound because males grab the females by the skin...
almost 3 years ago
Cat Lola
Lola
Lola, my female cat abisinio, has a health problem
HI. Steroids are dangerous during pregnancy. I hope that the kittens are OK, but they shouldn't be used in a pregnant cat. :( Now i'm guessing that she had the neck wound because males grab the females by the skin of...
almost 3 years ago
Dog Joe
Joe
Joe, my male dog mixed with beagle, has pees too often
Hi. He is very joung. An infection could explain this behaviour, but you have to take into account that untill 5-6 months old they are not able to controll their bladder. If he urinates more often, it has a dark...
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almost 3 years ago
Cat Rufus
Rufus
Rufus, my male cat mixed, has a health problem
Hi. You should take Rufus to the vet to find out if he has ulcers in his mouth or stomatitis. Those are quite common in cats. He might stop eatting if the ulcers get worse so it's something that has to be ruled out...
almost 3 years ago
Dog Palmer
Palmer
Palmer, my male dog mixed with chihuahua, has cough
"Yes he is being treated for worms bit not due another course till next week. He had a bloated stomach and vet gave him synulox to help his stomach. He has been taking it for nearly a week and it is normal now but the...
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almost 3 years ago
Cat Bobby
Bobby
Bobby, my male cat mixed with american shorthair, has a health problem
Hi. This could be anything but being so joung infectios diseases are the most probable cause (and the most severe too). Please test him against leukaemia and immunodeficency viruses and panleukopaenia. I hope that...
almost 3 years ago
Cat Kitten
Kitten
Kitten, my female cat unknown, has incontinence
Hi. There are some congenital (born-with) malformations that affect the urinary tract that coul cause incontinence. Ectopic ureters are the most common. Males don't usually show symptoms, but females do, and this is...
almost 3 years ago
Dog Palmer
Palmer
Palmer, my male dog mixed with chihuahua, has cough
Hi. Why is he taking synulox? did his vet prescribe it? is he not being treated agains worms?
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almost 3 years ago
Cat Strawberry
Strawberry
I have doubts about pregnancy or reproduction of Strawberry, my female cat mixed with traditional persian
Yes, this is possible and an emergency. It can be determined by a simple X-ray and could save her life. Take her to the vet ASAP. I hope everything goes fine.
almost 3 years ago
Dog Keelo
Keelo
Keelo, my male dog mixed with american bulldog, has a health problem
Hello. That symptom is called nystagmus. It's a neurological sign and it can be secondary to a problem with the brain or the internal ear, when the part that conrols the equillibrium is damaged. The least is the...
almost 3 years ago
Cat Pippa
Pippa
I have doubts about the behavior of Pippa, my female cat unknown
Hi. This can be due to a bad socialisation on her early age. This is very common in rescued cats and dogs. Having tried all types of calming products I think that you need to adress the problem with the help of a...
almost 3 years ago