It’s a magical time of year and we all like to include our pets in Christmas celebrations. Make sure your pet doesn’t overdo the festivities this Christmas, though, or at least help them to indulge safely. With all the festive foods, presents, decorations and increased visitations, Christmas time can mean [...]
As the weather gets colder and damper, we’re starting to see more and more older pets presenting with stiff joints. In the majority of cases, these are due to osteoarthritis. While this condition is not curable (yet!) it is manageable, and we’re really proud to be able to offer a [...]
We’re only a few weeks away from Fireworks season, and if you’ve got a pet who doesn’t cope well, now’s the time to get set up and ready! Fireworks fear, or noise phobias, are very common in dogs and cats (and can even be seen in other pets, such as [...]
What is diabetes? Diabetes is caused by a lack of the hormone insulin, or a lack of response to it. Insulin is produced by special cells in the pancreas called beta-cells. It is produced then released into the blood after a meal when levels of glucose increase in the blood, [...]
What is an allergy? Most people have heard of an allergy, which happens when an animal’s (or person’s!) immune-system ‘overreacts’ to something that would normally be harmless. That harmless ‘something’ is known as an allergen and we see pets reacting to many different allergens including flea saliva, dust-mites, food-stuffs, human [...]
Before you resign yourself and your dog to a lifetime of walks around the block, read through these handy tips about dealing with travel sickness. With a bit of patience and time, you and your happy hound may be able to enjoy some quality time together out and about. [...]
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.