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Alergy matters in pets

One of the most common and frustrating problems in pets are probably the allergies. Their diagnosis must be very specific, and treatments are usually chronic all year round and last for years. Traditional treatments such as steroids are cheap but have lots of side effects. Modern treatments are much more effective and safer, but they
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GREAT CRESTED GREBE

This is all highly frustrating. I am stuck in the UK, with little prospect of being able to get out to Gran Alacant any time soon this year, what with underlying health issues and having to self-isolate. The only birding action I’m getting at home is a troupe of scruffy Sparrows, two fat Woodpigeons and
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Gran Alacant Golf Society June Update

As you read this at the beginning of July we  have been back golfing for 6 weeks post lockdown. The Course has settled down with the difficult rough mentioned last month having been cut down to an easier playing length. Also the opening times have returned to normal and the information below is now accurate.
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WHISKERED TERN

Lockdown, what lockdown? By the time you read this, things should be back to some sort of normal, and you can get out and about in the countryside and see how the lack of human disruption has benefitted wildlife over the past few months, with cleaner air and less artificial noise improving conditions at the
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METHUSELAH DOGS

Last April, an article about the genome of two amazing dogs was published: Kevdes, a male which reached the age of 22, and Boksi, which died at 27. These deaths happened short time ago, so the scientists were able to use some blood samples collected from these two dogs for investigating about aging mechanisms. Both
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CORONA VIRUS TESTS AVAILABLE

In Gran Alacant Family doctors 24h, we have adequate areas to maintain the safety distance. Consultations are being offered with more time between patient and patient to decrease the flow of people within the clinic and minimize the chances of exposure. Our test is 100% developed and manufactured in Switzerland. This test will detect the
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Adventerous Bike trip

Hi everyone,My name is Kevin and I organize the 22k downhill bike ride. I would like to give you further information on how the day is planned and share some of the stunning views on the way. We cater for up to 6 people, which keeps it quite a personal experience. We have in the
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Corona Virus

Given the pandemic that the entire world is experiencing, it is necessary that the general population is aware of what the coronavirus is. Below we have answered some questions that are of interest and that some of our patients have asked us. What are the symptoms of COVID-19?The main symptoms are fever, cough, and a
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Super Pink Moon by Bryan Thomas

In a rare spectacle, a “Super Pink Moon” lit up the skies around Gran Alacant on the 7th April. Ancient people thought this cosmic event was linked to the appearance of pink flowers called wild ground phlox, which bloom in early spring and appear throughout the United States and Canada. While others claimed it signified
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Beer Spa Alicante

Hi All, We are sitting here in the first week of April and wanted to share with you a wonderful day out that we had at the beginning of March, which now seems a million years ago. We recommend this place even in the searing heat of July & August, as it will be a
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