2 10, 2018

Petplan Awards

By | 2018-10-02T15:20:13+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|Comments Off on Petplan Awards

Petplan has worked closely with the veterinary profession for over 40 years and sees first hand each day the fantastic work that goes on in veterinary practices across the UK. Petplan recognises that keeping customers happy and pets healthy is a team effort from the receptionist and support staff right through to the vets

29 07, 2018

Summer tips for your pets care

By | 2018-07-30T14:55:44+00:00 July 29th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|Comments Off on Summer tips for your pets care

Summer is ideally a time of long sunny days, when we can enjoy more of an outdoor life with our pets than in winter. But the warmer weather is not all good, as it can bring with it some specific health issues for our pets. The most obvious issue for summer animal care is heat

1 05, 2018

Special Dental Offer – August 2018

By | 2018-07-30T14:52:23+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|Comments Off on Special Dental Offer – August 2018

Dental disease affects 80% of dogs and cats causing pain from inflamed gums and tooth loss. It can also lead to more serious conditions such as kidney, liver and heart disease. A dental scale and polish can help prevent dental disease. We are offering a dental scale and polish for only £250 throughout the month

10 01, 2018

Changing your pet’s diet – food for thought?

By | 2018-01-17T08:28:41+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|Comments Off on Changing your pet’s diet – food for thought?

Feeding your dog or cat can be a bewildering task these days;  there are hundreds of commercially prepared diets available, endless websites telling you that one type food is best, advice from breeders and friends and of course advice from us as your veterinary clinic. Our recommendation for a commercially prepared diet There are hundreds

8 01, 2018

Dangerous foods your dog should never eat

By | 2018-01-17T08:29:15+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|Comments Off on Dangerous foods your dog should never eat

We all give our dogs a treat now and then but do you know which foods for humans are dangerous for dogs? Many of the foods below are highly poisonous to dogs. If your pet ingests any of these please call us as soon as possible so we can assess the situation. 1. Alcohol – Ethanol, which

23 05, 2017

Protecting our pets in warmer weather

By | 2017-12-14T00:24:06+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorised|Comments Off on Protecting our pets in warmer weather

Every year pets die in hot weather, often purely because their owner underestimated how dangerous higher temperatures can be for their pet. 'Dogs die in hot cars', we have all heard this before and yet every year heartbreaking stories emerge of pets that passed away and devastated owners who simply underestimated the risk. The message

27 04, 2017

Our May Bank Holiday Opening Times

By | 2017-11-25T02:15:48+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorised|Comments Off on Our May Bank Holiday Opening Times

We will be closed on both the early and late May Bank Holiday Mondays.We will be open as usual on the Saturday and Sunday preceding the bank holiday and of course our 24 hour emergency service remains available as usual.   

27 04, 2017

So you found a baby bird…

By | 2017-11-25T02:15:48+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorised|Comments Off on So you found a baby bird…

At this time of year we get regular enquiries from people who have found a baby bird or mammal. In these cases we always advise in accordance with the RSPCA guidelines: don’t touch baby animals and leave them to be. In most cases parents are nearby and waiting for you to leave. Once you take

27 04, 2017

Antibiotics resistance and your pet

By | 2017-11-26T03:04:14+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorised|Comments Off on Antibiotics resistance and your pet

Antibiotics resistance is becoming a bigger challenge in pets much as it is in humans. Antibiotics resistance means that the bacteria causing an infection are not being affected by the antibiotics, making the antibiotics ineffective as treatment. There are however things we can do as vets and pet owners to help ensure that antibiotics remain an

18 04, 2017

New UK Animal Poison Line for Pets

By | 2017-11-26T03:06:30+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorised|Comments Off on New UK Animal Poison Line for Pets

We wanted to let you know about the Animal Poison Line, a new help line which pet owners can call to establish if a trip to see the vet is necessary should your pet eat something that you think might be poisonous. The Animal Poison Line is run by the Veterinary Poison Information Service and