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Tips for Keeping Furry Friends Relaxed for Fireworks

Remember, remember the 5th of November They’ll be no large Firework Displays for Bonfire Night November 2020 and we all know why!  However, there’s every chance that people are going to be having smaller, family gatherings in their gardens following the rule of 6.  This means that fireworks in 2020 might be even closer to your […]

Rabbit, rabbit, rabbit!!!

Good news for rabbits and their owners. In recent years there’s been a noted drop off in the number of rabbits suffering from myxomatosis.  This success is a reflection of widely used vaccination.  However, the disease itself is still prevalent in the rabbit population at large and only annual vaccination has any chance of keeping […]

PET TRAVEL UPDATE AUGUST 2020

You may already be aware that the PETS Passport Scheme is set to change with effect from 1st January 2021 due to Brexit.  Up until now there has been little in the way of indication as to what these changes will be.  It’s for this reason we have said ‘sit tight’ and wait for clarification.   […]

Long-standing sloppy poo in dogs

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 […]

Diarrhoea in Dogs

Never a pleasant subject, but one that all dog owners have to address from time to time, and in some cases, a lot of the time!

What To Do If Your Dog Pee’s Indoors

Urine leakage for dogs can be something owners put up with, often for months, before seeking veterinary advice. It’s a frustrating situation that can put a lot of strain on the relationship you have with your dog. Clearing up puddles and washing bedding on a daily basis is stressful, and our canine companions can often […]

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 […]

How to Become a Veterinary Nurse

To become a qualified veterinary nurse, you must first undergo training and gain the up to date veterinary nursing qualification. This qualification is called the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeon’s (RCVS) and is available at many colleges or registered practices. This qualification can be done full time, or you can work to complete it whilst […]