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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 […]

Taking your cat to the vets can be a challenge!

We understand very well that by the time you’ve arrived at the vet’s with your cat it’s the end of a long journey, even if it’s only down the road!  Owners often report this is stressful for both their cat and them.  Here’s a few tips to try and make things a bit easier:

My Dog is Helping me Stay Alive!

All dog owners know that their canine companion is a big part of their life and routine.  A lot of the big part includes the need for walks on a daily basis which can be two to three times or even more every day.  So, our headline might not be quite so outlandish as it first appears.