ADAPTING TO CORONAVIRUS - URGENT CARE ONLY: This means we will continue to see any animal that is in discomfort or pain or showing any symptoms that are potentially life-threatening or may lead to permanent damage or change in the animals wellbeing.

Latest news from around our surgeries.

Get your pet’s flea, worm and routine medication by post

Obviously, in these challenging times, we still want to support our clients by ensuring their pets are fully protected from fleas and worms.

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Coronavirus – Customer Protocols

Many businesses are updating contingencies related to the rapidly unfolding Coronavirus pandemic and we are no exception.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Many businesses are updating contingencies related to the rapidly unfolding Coronavirus pandemic and we are no exception.

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Travelling after Brexit

To make sure your pet is able to travel from the UK to the EU after Brexit, you should contact your vet at least 4 months before travelling to get the latest advice.

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Keep your rabbits running smoothly

Keeping your rabbits in tip-top condition isn’t difficult, but it’s important to recognise problems early. If you check your rabbits carefully you will soon become familiar with their eating habits, behaviour, and general body condition.

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Palm oil on beaches

Palm oil waste from transport ships caused by cleaning out their tanks off the coast of Britain regularly washes up on beaches, particularly in winter or following stormy weather.

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How can grass seeds cause problems?

Animals with injuries caused by grass seeds is an extremely common seasonal problem. Breeds with hairy ears and hairy feet are more at risk if walked in meadows or woodlands where these grasses grow in abundance.  When examined closely, dry Foxtail grass seeds resemble tiny arrowheads.

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Flystrike: Prevention is better than cure

Flystrike happens when flies lay their eggs on your rabbit, and those eggs hatch out into maggots. Maggots from blowflies: bluebottles and green bottles, are the most dangerous.

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Rabbit Neutering

Rabbits are happiest when kept in pairs or groups, neutering allows them to do this without the worry of reproduction. It also prevents health problems sometimes life-threatening, especially in females.

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Neutering Awareness Month

April is neutering awareness month here at The Pet Vet because early spring is a good time to consider the benefits of neutering as this is the time when your pets' hormones will kick in and they will become most sexually active.

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Heart disease and cats

Heart disease is common in senior cats. There are many different types of heart disease.

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Diabetes and dogs

Diabetes is caused from poor production and functioning of insulin, a hormone made by the pancreas.

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