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Vet Diary - Women's Troubles

Here at the Stray Aid rescue centre, Coxhoe, we are firm believers in neutering. The main reason for this is that we see what goes wrong when this routine procedure is not performed. Apart from increasing the likelihood of the dog straying and being brought to the pound in the first place, as they often wander off with the intention of breeding, we also quite regulary see a range of tumours, fight wounds and infections.

Here we have a photograph of a normal uterus, with nice slim uterine "horns", and for comparison, the uterus of a dog that was brought to the centre with "pyometra" (pus of the womb) 

Normal uterus Pyo

Thankfully we were able to perform a hysterectomy here at the Animal Welfare Centre and she has made a full recovery. However, prevention is better than cure!

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News

Stray Aid Annual Dog Show Sunday 2nd June

Published 28/05/2019
It's that time of year again, and this time our annual dog show and fun day is bigger and better than ever! At East Durham College, Houghall Campus, Durham DH1 3SG. Entries from 9.30am, judging starts at 11am. With 40 stalls booked in, food, drink and entertainment for the kids, it's a real family fun day! Car parking £2 per car with a free programme. Entries £2 per dog per class …read more

Sad news

Published 07/04/2019
When dear little Poppy arrived at Stray Aid on 9th October 2018, we were so very worried about her. She was 15 years old, blind and deaf, and with a host of age-related problems, we knew that only a very special person would take her on.  Thankfully she touched the heart of George who volunteers at our Blackhall charity shop, he came down and met her, and that was it! They fell in...…read more

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