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Tips to help your dog adjust when you return to work

Tips to help your dog adjust when you return to work

As COVID-19 restrictions relax and we start to return to a new "normal", many people will be returning to work. Your dog may be used to having you around more, which means they also have likely been enjoying the extra cuddles, walks and maybe even the extra snacks!...

Arthritis alert

Arthritis alert

As Autumn comes to an end and you are at home with your pets more due to COVID-19, now is a good time to keep an eye out for arthritis. The colder weather always coincides with an increase in the number of pets with stiff and sore joints, so knowing what to look out...

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...

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