Archive: September 2018

Leishmaniosis shows on the skin

Published: September 27, 2018
Your dog’s skin may be the only visible sign that your furry friend is carrying canine leishmaniosis. Different pathological changes to the skin and fur are the most common signs of infection with this dangerous disease. But the diagnosis is tricky, as it can be hard to distinguish canine leishmaniosis from other dermatological conditions. While knowing how to recognize and diagnose the disease is important, preventing infection in the first place should be ...

How to Deal With Worms?

Published: September 26, 2018
Almost all pets will be affected by worms at some point. Worms are among the most common and nasty parasites of cats and dogs, and can cause serious health problems in our pets. There are lots of different types of worms that can affect pets, roundworm, heartworm, hookworm, lungworm and ...

Practical Solution for Pain Relief

Published: September 19, 2018
Dominique van der Saag’s research into novel ways of administering long-lasting analgesia to cattle was selected by a panel of independent experts, as one of three winners of Bayer’s Care4Cattle ...

Improving Weaning Methods

Published: September 19, 2018
Mateus Paranhos’ research into the effects varying weaning methods can have on well-being of beef cows and calves has seen him selected by a panel of independent experts as one of three recipients of the Bayer Care4Cattle ...

Equipping Dairy Farmers to Better Detect and Manage Lameness

Published: September 19, 2018
The Cattle Lameness Academy is part of Synergy Farm Health based in Evershot Dorset, and aims to share knowledge and promote proactive discussions and long-standing services to help farmers tackle lameness in cattle. It was this innovation, and passion for knowledge sharing, that got the Cattle Lameness Academy selected as one of Bayer’s Care4Cattle grant ...

Running for the Rhinos

Published: September 18, 2018
You have to be a bit crazy to do that. 22 km up and down the mountains as fast as possible, 1 200 vertical meters, howling winds and tough conditions. That´s the Rhino Peak Challenge in the Southern Drakensberg in South Africa. A challenge to raise funds for Rhino and Vulture conservation, 2 areas in which Bayer has been active with various sponsorship activities in recent years. Sep 22 is World Rhino ...

Don't Let Fleas Take Over Your Home

Published: September 03, 2018
Pets often love a good scratch but if your four-legged friend is scratching a lot he may have some six-legged friends living on him, for example a flea. A flea infestation can be irritating for everyone as these nasty little parasites don't mind who they bite. Fleas are also notoriously difficult to get rid of once they've set up home so you need to know what you’re up against to really get on top of the problem and oust them from your ...