Ben the Vet

GDV/Bloat        Toxic Substances

'Ben the Vet' is a feature of the Irish Setter Club of Wales website that will offer information and advice on health issues relating to Irish Setters. It is intended to add more pages in the future and should anybody have any suggestions as to what health issues they should like to be included please email with their suggestions.

The contents of the 'Ben the Vet' web pages are provided by a qualified Veterinary Surgeon, Benjamin Harris MA VetMB (Cantab) MRCVS. The Irish Setter Club of Wales committee wish to thank Ben for providing this service free of charge and also his employer, Russell Hatton of Canonbury Veterinary Practice for supporting this venture. The Canonbury Veterinary Practice is located in Islington and has its own website


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