Cats are the second most popular pet in the UK and it’s easy to see why. They make fantastic companions while still often maintaining a strong independent personality. We enjoy all their funny little quirks but do your ever wonder, why does my cat do that? Read on [...]
The dangers of antifreeze As the days get cooler, the use of antifreeze becomes more common and the risk of intoxication to our pets also increases. Although essential to keep our cars on the road, antifreeze is toxic to cats and dogs. It can kill them. Most antifreezes contain ethylene [...]
The festive season is over and the New Year has begun. For many people, this is a time of year for making resolutions such as eating healthier or getting fitter. However, it’s not only our own health we can look at in the New Year but also the health of [...]
Until relatively recently, Bonfire Night on the 5th November was very much a one-off event - so even owners with dogs who were afraid of fireworks could normally work around it. However, in recent years, Bonfire Night has given way to Fireworks Season, with pyrotechnic displays spread out over a [...]
Some owners question why we need to have regular health checks for our pets, when we so rarely go to the doctor for regular health checks ourselves unless we have a chronic condition. The main reason is that pets cannot tell us when something is wrong! Many diseases occur as [...]
The blossom is all but gone and as the days get longer we are reminded of the lovely(ish!) summer weather. Unfortunately, along with all the delights of summer, come many hazards for our pets. By the end of this blog we hope you will be aware of all the hazards [...]
We thank you all for your patience and co-operation during the last few difficult weeks.
While still observing guidelines for protecting human health the practice is now in a position to open up our services to include some annual vaccinations and we will be making puppy and kitten vaccination courses a priority.
A limited number of neuters will be undertaken on certain days. Please phone the practice for more details and to make an appointment.
Social distancing will still be in place with pets being taken from their owners at the waiting room door.
We appreciate your ongoing support.