Horace had eaten stones that needed surgical removal
Dogs (and especially breeds such as Labradors) tend to eat anything.
Are you aware of these Autumn Seasonal Dangers:
Keep your dogs away from Acorns (from the Oak Tree) & Conkers (from the Horse Chestnut Tree)
Conkers: Signs of poisoning usually appear within one to six hours.
Clinical signs are drooling, excessive drinking, vomiting, diarrhoea and abdominal pain, difficulty breathing.horace-stones
Acorns: Acorns are highly toxic to pets and can easily be eaten.
They are most dangerous before they ripen, when they are still green. Signs include vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, loss of appetite and lethargy.
Speak to us immediately should you have any worries about either of these
Prepare for the fireworks season early if you have a fearful pet
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We would like to say a big congratulations to Tess, she has reached her target weight of 18kg!