Cruciate Disease

Cruciate disease (ruptured cruciate ligaments) are one of the most common orthopaedic injuries we see in dogs. Unlike humans where cruciate injuries tend to be of traumatic origin, dogs tend to have a different cause.


Conjunctivitis is the condition typically associated with “red eyes”. It occurs when the conjunctiva (the pink flesh under the eyelids) becomes inflamed. There are many causes for conjunctivitis, including viral, bacterial and allergic diseases.

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is one of the more common heart conditions we see affecting cats. It is characterised by a thickening of the heart muscle, and can lead to signs of congestive heart failure or aortic thromboembolisms.

Congestive Heart Failure

Congestive heart failure is what occurs when the heart stops functioning effectively. It may be the result of conditions such as endocardiosis, aortic stenosis, or dilated cardiomyopathy. This is the basic effect of the heart not pumping as it should.


Colitis is inflammation of the large intestine. There are multiple caused of colitis, including bacterial, viral, allergic and immune mediated causes. Although it can be quite severe and uncomfortable, we can normally manage it quite well once we understand the...