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To all Chicken owners As you may be aware Defra has announced a warning over avian flu (the type in question is not affecting people.) The avian flu has been found in waterfowl in Europe but not in … Read More... about To all Chicken owners
Now that summer is here and the weather is warming up its important to remember that you need to take special precautions against the heat and sun. But not just for you, it’s important to remember to … Read More... about Pets and hot weather
Canine Physiotherapy. A dog is mans best friend whether they are a working dog or a much loved family member. A dogs behaviour can usually tell us something isn`t right, for example not jumping into … Read More... about What can physiotherapy do for your pet?
As we come up to Christmas it’s not as easy to keep as close an eye on your pet as you should around all of these seasonal treats and festivities going on. Unfortunately this leads to a sharp … Read More... about Poisons
Fireworks It’s coming up to the time of year where there are lots of fireworks around. The nights are darker and the reasons to set them off become more frequent which is great for us as … Read More... about Fireworks
Throughout the sping and summer we see lots wild life that his been found by our clients and brought into see us. Quite a lot of the time they are young birds that were found away from the nest. … Read More... about Wildlife
Fly strike or Myasis is a condition that is caused by flies laying their eggs on contaminated areas of an animal, the flies are attracted to the warmth darkness and moisture as this is an ideal … Read More... about Fly Strike
Are you thinking of taking your pet abroad for a vacation or are you moving to another country, if so then here is an article that may help you get to grips with the current passport regulations and … Read More... about pet passports
Why should we microchip our pets? Is it worth it? Micro chipping provides the peace of mind knowing that if your dog strays your chances of being reunited with your pet is greatly … Read More... about Micro Chipping
Here's a very useful article about Coping with Pet Bereavement. It covers everything you need to know, including - Coping with grief - Helping your children - The decision whether to get … Read More... about Coping With Pet Bereavement
Your dogs heart is very similar in structure and function to your own. The most common cause of heart disease in dogs affect either the valves or muscle of the heart. Understanding your dogs … Read More... about Heart problems
One of the most common heart problems we encounter is congestive heart failure. This is where the heart cannot provide adequate circulation to meet the body’s needs, this usually caused by … Read More... about Congestive heart failure
So The Vet said Your Cat Is Overweight...! Overweight cats are an increasing problem in the UK. A recent survey showed that out of every 100 cats in this country, 37 are overweight and another 15 … Read More... about Fat Cats
Diabetes in Pets There are thought to be over one million people in the UK who are diabetic but are simply unaware they have the condition. Proportionally, there could be a similar number of … Read More... about Pet Diabetes On The Rise?
Is Your Dog Too Fat?? Overweight dogs are an increasing problem in the UK. A recent survey showed that out of every 100 dogs in this country, 37 are overweight and another 15 are obese! OVERWEIGHT … Read More... about So The Vet Said Your Dog Is Overweight…!
What is Diabetes? Glucose ('blood sugar') provides the cells in the body with the energy they need to live and function. Cells can only absorb glucose from the blood in the presence of insulin. … Read More... about Cats and Diabetes – All You Need To Know
Is Your Rabbit Booked In For An Operation eg Neutering? Here's a quick guide to help you prepare: Please arrive at the surgery between 8.30 – 9.00 am. If you do not attend on time there is a … Read More... about Rabbits – Pre Operation Advice