22017May

May is Vaccination Amnesty Month!

 May is Dog Vaccination Amnesty Month!                       Are your dog’s vaccines up to date? Vaccinating your dog annually keeps your pet safe from a range of often fatal diseases. When it comes to your pet’s health and well-being, prevention is better than cure – so regular check-ups and vaccinations make sense. To help promote responsible…

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162015Nov
Rat Poison Risks in Winter

Rat Poison Risks in Winter

Winter time is a time when poison is put out to kill rats and mice and the following story illustrates the need to be extremely careful if there are dogs in the immediate area. It’s also very important to store poison securely so that dogs can’t get at containers that contain rat poison. This is…

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112015Sep
Dental X-rays

Dental X-rays

Dental Radiology is now regarded as essential for a comprehensive examination of the teeth to establish whether an animal is in pain. Most of the tooth is under the gum; we can’t visualise the root so we need xray films to see what is going on there. We are delighted that we have been able to get a…

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92015Sep
Microchipping Pets

Microchipping Pets

September is National Chip Month All dogs are now legally required to be microchipped. Pups born after June 1st have to be microchipped from 1st September and all other dogs must be chipped by March 31st 2016 Owners are obliged to make sure their dogs are registered on one of the government approved national websites….

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272015May
Healthy Pets – The Importance of Vaccination

Healthy Pets – The Importance of Vaccination

Recently we were presented with a very sick young dog who had become suddenly ill. This 3 year old dog was a very well loved family pet and had become very depressed and staggery over a couple of days. The owners were very worried and so were we, when we made a diagnosis of Leptospirosis…

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42015May
May is Cat Month

May is Cat Month

We know most cats do not like being moved out of their comfort zone. They don’t like being loaded into a cat box, and they don’t like going for spins in the car and they don’t like going into the vets. For the past few years we are much more conscious of trying to make these…

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312015Mar
April is Pain Control Month

April is Pain Control Month

10% off selected Pain Medications In our experience, the biggest concern pet owners have is that their pets might be in pain. We are making a special effort this month to increase awareness of chronic pain. Chronic pain is common enough in older animals but it can occur at any age. We see it mostly…

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