Delilah Nosworthy

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Delilah Nosworthy

Are we really what we eat?

Do you ever reflect on the functioning of the human body? I can’t think about anything created by man that compares to the incredible design of the human body. Are you in tune with yours?

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Delilah Nosworthy
Delilah Nosworthy

The end of an era

I’ve been sharing articles about pet care and treatment tips for various ailments from my experience with my two Yorkies. Here I share a brief experience with heart failure in my elderly dog. Sadly, the day comes when there’s nothing more to be done but to say thank you for the unconditional love and bid them farewell.

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Delilah Nosworthy
Delilah Nosworthy

Our experience with pancreatitis and personal treatment tips

Pancreatitis is a serious illness in dogs and it often takes pet owners by surprise. Its onset can be sudden and many times pet owners assume that the fact that their family dog doesn’t want to eat or drink and is throwing up may be a passing thing. It could be, but it could also be life-threatening pancreatitis. If that’s the case, you need to act fast.

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Delilah Nosworthy
Delilah Nosworthy

Basic guide for preparing your pets for export

Emigrating, whether for a short-term job opportunity or a long-term change can be a stressful process. Pets are part of your family unit and your vet’s goal is to help you through the process of exporting your pet so that they can at least help carry some of the stress for you. Below are some useful tips from the lovely Somerset West, Teva Clinic Vet, Dr Karin Wilson.

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Delilah Nosworthy
Delilah Nosworthy

Pet insurance 101

Thanks to developments in veterinary care and quality nutritional products, pets are now enjoying a longer lifespan. Pets are also now, more than ever, a part of our family unit and when illness or tragedy strikes, veterinary bills do not always fall within our ever-tightening budgets.

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Delilah Nosworthy
Delilah Nosworthy

Dog nail clipping tips

Do your dogs run away when they see you with the nail clippers? Do they fidget, get nervous, or even try to bite when you or the vet attempt to clip their nails? Don’t give up – it doesn’t have to be that way. It’s possible to get your dogs to accept and even like having their nails clipped, using a technique called desensitisation.

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Delilah Nosworthy
Delilah Nosworthy

Otitis externa – ear infection

As pet owners, many of us have learned to recognise the signs of an ear infection – scratching, head shaking, and whining are usually the first symptoms of the problem. Ear infections are fairly common in dogs, especially those with floppy ears.

Dr Karin Wilson, a knowledgeable vet from Teva Clinic in Somerset West, has kindly provided some valuable insights into the diagnosis, symptoms, potential causes, and treatment of this condition.

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