Monthly Archives: February 2017

In sickness and in health

The past 18 months have been a challenge for Harry, who has been battling health issues which bordered for a brief time on the life-threatening.

In the last year he has made a good recovery, although he has never quite regained his former energy levels.

The problems began in 2015, when he began to suffer with a series of digestive complaints. He was losing weight rapidly, unable to tolerate food and plagued by chronic diarrhoea.

After a long journey of biopsies, blood tests, scans and eventually exploratory surgery, Harry was finally diagnosed with irritable bowel disease (IBD).

Visiting hours at the vet hospital

Visiting hours at the vet hospital

A dog with IBD is no fun for anyone. It’s been heartbreaking to watch our gentle boy suffer and his activity has been very limited. Continue reading