Dental Month is the perfect time to give our pets their smile back. As small animal vets and vet nurses we spend a significant amount of our time on pet dentistry; unsurprising when surveys suggest about eighty percent of pets over one-year-old would benefit from improved oral health. Healthy teeth are white, gums are a pale colour and there should be no offensive smell. Pro ...
Brexit Pet Travel/Passport
BREXIT AND PET TRAVEL UPDATE. The Government’s Withdrawal Agreement Bill has now been agreed by Parliament and received Royal Assent, so the UK will leave the European Union on 31 January 2020 and then enter a transition period until 31 December 2020. During the transition period, pet owners will be able to continue to travel with their pets in the same way as they do now (usi ...
Upcoming Safe Use of Medicines Course
We have seen a rise in interest in our Safe Use of Medicine Course since it has become a requirement for farm assurance purposes. We have run several succesful courses already over the past few months but due to demand we have set another date.
Farm Animal Newsletter February 2020
This month sees many of you busy bringing new life into the world as calving and lambing gets underway. This month we'll concentrate on some of the issues seen at this hectic time.
Not only do we love pets, but we also love where we work so a Valentines open day seemed like a good fit.
Plans are now in full swing to open our doors from 2pm on Fri 14th Feb to show you round the bits of the practice your don't normally get to see.
When it comes to saying goodbye.
The passing of a much loved pet is a sad (and can be traumatic) event.
They are, after all members of the family - may have been with us through difficult times and in some cases they are the main reason we get up in the morning.
Travelling with your pet
Travelling with your pet? - please keep up to date with the most recent advice.
Currently this is as follows:
A current EU pet passport issued in the UK will not be valid for travel to the EU.
Before your dog, cat or ferret can travel, you’ll need to take the following steps:
Autumn Hazard - Conkers and Acorns
We receive lots of enquires at this time of year about dogs eating acorns (the fruit of oak) and conkers (the seed of the horse chestnut).
With acorns about a quarter of dogs remain well and with conkers about a third of dogs do not develop any signs.
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