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Dr K G Umesh (MVSc, MSc (UK)) is a Postgraduate in Clinical Medicine. He has been a lecturer in clinical medicine at Vet College in Bangalore for 15 years, and has won the 'best teacher' award in the year 2000. He is a member of European Society for Vet Dermatology and is currently working for WALTHAM as Regional Associate for South Asia. Q: Unni, my two and a half years old male German…

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(MVSc, MSc (UK)) is a Postgraduate in Clinical Medicine. He has been a lecturer in clinical medicine at Vet College in Bangalore for 15 years, and has won the 'best teacher' award in the year 2000. He is a member of European Society for Vet Dermatology and is currently working for WALTHAM as Regional Associate for South Asia. Q: I have a 20-month-old GSD. I am shifting…

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Dr K.G Umesh (MVSc, MSc (UK)) is a Postgraduate in Clinical Medicine. He has been a lecturer in clinical medicine at Vet College in Bangalore for15 years, and has won the 'best teacher' award in the year 2000. He is a member of European Society for Vet Dermatology and is currently working for WALTHAM as Regional Associate for South Asia. Q: I have a Golden Retriever of 16…

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Dr K.G Umesh (MVSc, MSc (UK)) is a Postgraduate in ClinicalMedicine. He has been a lecturer in clinical medicine at Vet College in Bangalore for15 years, and has won the 'best teacher' award in theyear 2000. He is a member of European Society for Vet Dermatology and is currently working for WALTHAM asRegional Associate for South Asia. Q: I am a single working person, living in a 2BHK apartment. I…

Ask the expert… l Mar-Arp-2016

Dr K.G Umesh (MVSc, MSc (UK)) is a Postgraduate in Clinical Medicine. He has been a lecturer in clinical medicine at Vet College in Bangalore for 15 years, and has won the 'best teacher' award in the year 2000. He is a member of European Society for Vet Dermatology and is currently working for WALTHAM as Regional Associate for South Asia. Q: My dog has been advised cataract surgery. Can you…

Ask the Expert…l Jan-Feb-2016

Dr K?G Umesh (MVSc, MSc (UK)) is a Postgraduate in Clinical Medicine. He has been a lecturer in clinical medicine at Vet College in Bangalore for 15 years, and has won the ‘best teacher’ award in the year 2000. He is a member of European Society for Vet Dermatology and is currently working for WALTHAM as Regional Associate for South Asia. Q: My nine-month-old Labrador is suffering from hair…

Ask the expert… l Nov-Dec-2015

Dr KG Umesh (MVSc, MSc (UK)) is a Postgraduate in Clinical Medicine. He has been a lecturer in clinical medicine at Vet College in Bangalore for 15 years, and has won the ‘best teacher’ award in the year 2000. He is a member of European Society for Vet Dermatology and is currently working for WALTHAM as Regional Associate for South Asia. Q: My Labrador when left for 6-7 hours becomes very…

Ask the Expert… l Sep-Oct-2015

Dr KG Umesh (MVSc, MSc (UK)) is a Postgraduate in Clinical Medicine. He has been a lecturer in clinical medicine at Vet College in Bangalore for 15 years, and has won the 'best teacher' award in the year 2000. He is a member of European Society for Vet Dermatology and is currently working for WALTHAM as Regional Associate for South Asia. Q: I have a six months old female French Mastiff. She…

Ask the Expert… | July-Aug-2015

Dr KG Umesh (MVSc, MSc (UK)) is a Postgraduate in Clinical Medicine. He has been a lecturer in clinical medicine at Vet College in Bangalore for 15 years, and has won the ‘best teacher’ award in the year 2000. He is a member of European Society for Vet Dermatology and is currently working for WALTHAM as Regional Associate for South Asia. Q: My three-month-old Labrador pup is having…

Ask the Expert… | May-June-2015

Dr K G Umesh (MVSc, MSc (UK)) is a Postgraduate in Clinical Medicine. He has been a lecturer in clinical medicine at Vet College in Bangalore for 15 years, and has won the 'best teacher' award in the year 2000. He is a member of European Society for Vet Dermatology and is currently working for WALTHAM as Regional Associate for South Asia. Q: My three-month-old Labrador is not house trained…

Ask the Expert… Jan-Feb 2015

Dr KG Umesh (MVSc, MSc (UK)) is a Postgraduate in Clinical Medicine. He is working for WALTHAM as Regional Associate for South Asia. Q. We have got two four-month-old kittens. What games can I play with them? Do they respond to their names when called? -Pavan, Mysore Dr KG Umesh: Your kitten needs to play in order to develop her natural instincts. Join in their games and you’ll form a bond…

Ask the Expert… | Jan-Feb-2015

Dr KG Umesh (MVSc, MSc (UK)) is a Postgraduate in Clinical Medicine. He has been a lecturer in clinical medicine at Vet College in Bangalore for 15 years, and has won the ‘best teacher’ award in the year 2000. He is a member of European Society for Vet Dermatology and is currently working for WALTHAM as Regional Associate for South Asia. Q: I have a one-year-old Labrador female, who is 20…

Ask the Experts… Nov-Dec 2014

Dr KG Umesh (MVSc, MSc (UK)) is a Postgraduate in Clinical Medicine. He is working for WALTHAM as Regional Associate for South Asia.   Q: I have got a cat who is six years old. We recently brought another kitten who was abandoned. The problem is my old cat does not like the new kitten and gets angry. Please help.  - Shyamla, Nasik Dr KG Umesh: The process of introducing a new cat may take several…

Ask the Expert… | Nov-Dec- 2014

Dr K?G Umesh (MVSc, MSc (UK)) is a Postgraduate in Clinical Medicine. He has been a lecturer in clinical medicine at Vet College in Bangalore for 15 years, and has won the ‘best teacher’ award in the year 2000. He is a member of European Society for Vet Dermatology and is currently working for WALTHAM as Regional Associate for South Asia. Q: Julius - a fawn Labrador - is five years old. His hair…

Ask the Expert… | Sep-Oct- 2014

Dr KG Umesh (MVSc, MSc (UK)) is a Postgraduate in Clinical Medicine. He has been a lecturer in clinical medicine at Vet College in Bangalore for 15 years, and has won the ‘best teacher’ award in the year 2000. He is a member of European Society for Vet Dermatology and is currently working for WALTHAM as Regional Associate for South Asia. Q: Bonker, my eight-year-old black Labrador, has patches at…

Ask the expert… July-Aug 2014

Dr KG Umesh (MVSc, MSc (UK)) is a Postgraduate in Clinical Medicine. He is working for WALTHAM as Regional Associate for South Asia. Q: I have a three-month-old Persian female cat - Tacco - weighing 0.95 kg. She is avoiding food nowadays.Please help. - Agha Salar, Varanasi Dr KG Umesh: Normal, healthy cats are slow, discriminating eaters with a keen sense of taste; for example, cats do not have…

Ask the Expert… l July-Aug 2014

Q: Geisha, my two and a half years old Pug, has developed a deep corneal ulcer. Please let me know on the course of action. –Nishi Chand, Lucknow Dr KG Umesh: Many disease processes (infections, trauma, foreign objects) can destroy one or all of the thin layers that make up the cornea, forming painful indentations called ulcers. Other causes include entropion and distichia, conditions in which one…

Ask the expert… May-June 2014

Dr KG Umesh (MVSc, MSc (UK)) is a Postgraduate in Clinical Medicine. He is working for WALTHAM as Regional Associate for South Asia. Q: We have adopted two stray kittens and currently giving them- roti, milk and rice. What else can we feed them, keeping in mind we are vegetarians? –Mrs Murthy, Udipi Dr KG Umesh: Kittens/cats are natural carnivores and have evolved to depend on meat. They depend…

Ask the Expert… l May-June 2014

Dr KG Umesh (MVSc, MSc (UK)) is a Postgraduate in Clinical Medicine. He has been a lecturer in clinical medicine at Vet College in Bangalore for 15 years, and has won the 'best teacher' award in the year 2000. He is a member of European Society for Vet Dermatology and is currently working for WALTHAM as Regional Associate for South Asia. Q: I have a one and a half years old Maltese female and we…

Ask the expert… Mar-Apr 2014

Dr KG Umesh (MVSc, MSc (UK)) is a Postgraduate in Clinical Medicine. He is working for WALTHAM as Regional Associate for South Asia. Q: One eye of my cat Muffin (seven years old Persian) has turned white and cloudy. Do advice. - Mahesh, Gurgaon Dr KG Umesh: Cloudy and white colour eyes may indicate inflammation in any internal parts of eye ball. Injuries, cataract, chronic corneal…