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Coronavirus – what you need to know

Coronavirus – what you need to know

The Coronavirus outbreak is currently affecting many people throughout the world and in some places, changing the way we go about life. There are many questions and myths floating about so we thought we’d help answer, and debunk, a few of them here. How is Coronavirus...

Bringing your cat to the vet

Bringing your cat to the vet

Cats should be seen by their vet at least on an annual basis and more frequently as they enter their senior years. When transporting your cat to the practice, we recommend: Always use a carrier (cardboard boxes are not ideal as cats can easily escape) The ideal...

Can pets get heart disease?

Can pets get heart disease?

In the month of love we talk about our pets hearts. Heart disease is not uncommon in dogs and cats, and knowing what to look out for is important as it can really make a difference to your pet’s life. Our feline friends are particularly good at hiding signs of heart...

Now is the time to review what you are feeding your pet

Now is the time to review what you are feeding your pet

We know when you go to buy food for your pet it can be very confusing so this January we are asking pet owners to review their pets diet and start 2020 on the right track to give them the nutritional support they need right now. We recommend doing this throughout...

Top tips for travelling with your pet this Summer

Top tips for travelling with your pet this Summer

As we all gear up for the summer holidays it’s important to take a moment to think about your pet. If you are travelling with your furry friend, there are a few questions you need to ask yourself to help keep your pet safe and happy. + Is your pet healthy? Is there...

Don’t wait til it’s too late – Vaccinate!

Don’t wait til it’s too late – Vaccinate!

Vaccination is one of the most important tools we have available to help keep your pet healthy. Vaccinations are safe, have minimal (if any) side effects, and we recommend them because they work. With the summer holidays fast approaching and many pets going into...

Top tips for correct antibiotic use

Top tips for correct antibiotic use

It is becoming more and more evident that one of the greatest threats to human and animal health is antibiotic resistance and the emergence of 'superbugs'.  As veterinarians, we are taking steps to help prevent the world from a global catastrophe where common...

Snail bait toxicity: what you need to know

Snail bait toxicity: what you need to know

Spring brings about lots of hazards and one in particular is the use of snail (and slug) bait in the garden. Would you know what to watch out for? Signs of snail bait poisoning: - Excessive drooling - Anxiety and panting - Muscle tremors, twitching and restlessness...

Dental disease can put your pet at risk of heart disease

Dental disease can put your pet at risk of heart disease

When dental disease strikes, plaque and tartar that accumulate on the teeth lead to infection of the gums. Bacteria from this infection travel in the bloodstream around the body and can cause infection in the heart. This commonly occurs in the heart's lining and...

Arthritis loves winter

Arthritis loves winter

If you’re finding it a bit harder to get out of bed on these colder mornings, spare a thought for your pet. Arthritis loves to rear its ugly head around this time of the year and the reason your pet might be sleeping in more than usual could be due to pain. Arthritis...

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