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 ...
Fireworks and Pets - help keep them safe
Fireworks and Pets - help keep them safe It will soon be the time of year when many people will enjoy the tradition of celebrating Halloween and November 5th with bonfires and fireworks. It is also the time of the year that many pet owners dread as many dogs and cats are very scared and anxious of loud noises. Add to this flashing lights and scary costumes and they can become ...
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?
Gold Standard Cat Friendly Clinic
Small animal Director Lisa Phillips, the clinic’s Cat Advocate, was proud to receive the gold accreditation, “We wanted to make sure that a trip to see our vets was as stress-free an experience as possible for our cat patients and their owners.
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 ...
What is Pyometra?
Pyometra literally means “pus in the womb” and is seen a lot less commonly these days due to increased awareness about neutering. It is a serious life-threatening condition which we still, however, see quite frequently.
The following useful information has been provided by the Veterinary Poisons Information Service (VPIS) and is particularly useful at this time of year now that Easter is upon us.
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