Neutering means removing the possibility of your pet reproducing. For female animals this is called spaying and for males it is called castration. This not only helps reduce the number of unwanted puppies and kittens, but can have serious health benefits too.
A day in the life of a small animal vet
This morning I have been one of the operating vets so after arriving at work I change into clean surgical scrubs. I check each animal before their anaesthetic then decide on the drugs and doses we’re going to use for the calmest and safest anaesthetic experience.
It's Cold Out There
Brrr – its cold out there! With the colder weather settling in, it’s a good idea to start making plans to avoid some Christmas calamities and keep our pets healthy throughout the festive season. Winter walks: In order to avoid pets expanding their waistline, getting out and about as the weather cools is essential. However, make sure that your pets are adequately prepared; w ...
Question : Where do fleas go in the Winter Answer : Your Home
Did you know that the worse time for flea infestations is actually the Autumn and Winter months? Fleas thrive in warm conditions and thanks to central heating, they don’t need to hop south for the winter, they just need to move into your living room. Fleas can make their way into our home in all sorts of ways; on your pets, on us, or just hopping in by themselves. Did you ...
It's nearly time for the County Show!
It's nearly time for the County Show again, so come and visit us at our stand (same site as previous years - next door to Alta near the cattle ring).
Lyme Disease Cases on the rise in the UK
A recent report suggests cases of Lyme disease in people are increasing, so what can we do to protect our pets?
Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease
Rabbit haemorrhagic disease (RHD), also known as viral haemorrhagic disease (VHD), is a highly infectious and often fatal disease that affects wild and domestic rabbits. There are now 2 strains of VHD in the UK - RVHD1 is a swift and efficient killer – almost all unvaccinated rabbits who catch RVHD1 die within a day or two. The virus causes massive internal bleeding. Some rab ...
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