Why are Regular Visits to the Vets so Important for Your Pet?

Reasons Why Regular Visits are Important as Part of  Your Pet’s Healthcare Cats and dogs have shorter life spans than us humans.  A single dog or cat year when mature is equivalent to 4 human years or more.  In that time quite a lot can happen.  As they get older their age means they are […]

What is the Best Food for my Pet

What to feed your pet is a vast minefield these days, there as so many options available on the market. Rather than seeking a food specific to your pet’s breed, the 2 main factors are age (life stage) and size. For the majority of pets we strongly recommend a dried kibble good quality complete diet. […]

Urinary Stress for Cats – When They are Struggling to Pee!

As a veterinary team, it’s not unusual for us to receive calls from owners reporting that their cat is squatting in the litter tray more frequently than usual, or even constantly but not producing much pee.  Often clients say that their cat is a bit miserable, perhaps more vocal than normal and even sometimes quite […]

The importance of regular health checks for your cat and dog

Our central role here at Riverside Veterinary Centre is to ensure your pet’s health is as good as it can be and for as long as possible.  We all know that we are unable to turn to the clock back for our pets, however, through regular health checks we get a real sense of the challenges they […]

F is for…February and Pet Fitness

As I am sure you are aware, just like us, maintaining a healthy weight and lifestyle is important for a pet’s health and wellbeing. This is something that our pets are not able to control on their own so we need to make sure we help out.