Vet team treats 160 cats, dogs on island in Seychelles

Pet owners need to be more aware of their animals’ conditions and take preventative measures to avoid health complications, a South African veterinarian currently in Seychelles said.

The Seychelles Animal Welfare Society (SAWS), an organisation aimed at supporting and promoting animal welfare in Seychelles, opened an eight-day vet clinic on La Digue, Seychelles’ third-most populated island.

Marc Walton, a veterinarian providing voluntary services to the local animal welfare society, told SNA that people should be more aware of flea control.

“Most of the allergies I have seen during this campaign were the allergic pink skins caused by fleas,” said Walton.

He advised owners to obtain either tablets or hot shot flea killer, a liquid placed on the back of domestic animals, to treat their pets with….
Source: Seychelles News Agency