One of the major challenges we face in our work is to identify these type of situations with clients. The annual health check and vaccination or 6 monthly check for seniors is often a time when problems of this (sometimes delicate) nature get mentioned. The classic conversation goes a little like this: “So how are […]
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 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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.