World’s first IVF puppies born to surrogate mother dog

IVF Puppies By Helen Briggs BBC News The world’s first “test tube” puppies have been born after years of attempts, say scientists in the US. The in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) success paves the way for conserving endangered breeds and could help in the fight against human and animal diseases, say researchers…

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Colt with Breathing Problems

Our Animal Doctor is faced with a very difficult diagnosis. Plugger the young colt can’t breath properly. At first it’s thought to be a cold. But it turns out to be much worse.  Plugger is potentially a valuable race horse, so his owner is very dismayed at the prognosis.

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Cheetah Cancer Treatment

Bongani  the cheetah has been limping again and Dr Peter Rogers at the Kapama Game Reserve is worried that the cancer the big cat has suffered in the past may have returned. An examination is required, but its not easy – you can’t just ask a cheetah to lie down…

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Kitten with Cat Flu

The Blue Cross caters for pet owners who can’t afford to take their sick pet to a vet. Poor Mopsy the kitten has Cat Flu which is a deadly disease. The kitty could lose an eye, even die from the disease. The doctor warns that this kitten is sick because…

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