Latest news & views from around our surgeries.

Join us for the Lincoln Open Day

This Friday is the official opening of our new independent local veterinary surgery in Lincoln. We invite you to pop down to the Carlton Centre from 10am – 3pm and see our brand new state of the art facilities.

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Keeping pets safe around Bonfire Night

Every year, as we approach the excitement of Bonfire Night, we run through all the safety considerations for us humans. But for those of us with pets, let’s consider the impact on them and their levels of anxiety at this time of year.

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A guide to keeping your pet safe this winter

As we head towards the winter months, we asked our Senior Veterinary Surgeon, Ximo Huertas, to talk us through some of the hazards of the coming season and how best to protect our pets.

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Common problems found in cats

This month, we are focussing on what it means to own and care for a cat. There are all sorts of things to consider for these curious, often independent furry friends. So far, we have explored how to find the right cat (or kitten) for you and how to safely introduce it to your home.

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Behavioural problems in cats

There are many reasons why your cat’s behaviour may change; it may be that they are simply exhibiting normal cat behaviour! Some behaviours you may wish to discourage, but others may be a sign of an underlying condition that requires more attention.

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My Cat: Indoor or Outdoor?

This week, Veterinary Nurse, Alison Pearcy, talks about the needs and the life of both indoor and outdoor cats. Alison has seven cats of her own: two Maine Coons Trevor and Cedric, and five rescued moggies: Beryl, Pushka, Matilda, Claude and Zach! There’s not a lot Alison hasn’t seen or experienced on the feline scene!

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Cats and communication

If only our pets could talk life would be a little easier!  But as it is unlikely they will ever master the art of human language, we need to look at other ways to understand what our cats are trying to tell us. 

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Getting your first kitten or cat

When making the decision to bring a new cat or kitten into your home, there are many things to consider to ensure that it’s the right decision not only for you and your family, but also for the new pet.

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Foods to avoid to keep our pets safe

Throughout the year, we all enjoy seasonal foods and it’s tempting to perhaps offer a little titbit to our furry companion. But beware the seasonal (and non-seasonal) goodies that can cause no end of harm to our beloved pets.

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Seasonal dangers and knowing how to avoid them

To keep our pets enjoying a healthy, happy, active summer, there are a few things to look out for which may help to avoid unnecessary harm from nature’s more toxic by-products. 

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The hazards of heat

As we approach the warmer weeks of summer, it is essential for us to recognise the dangers of heat for our pets.

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Safe garden space – pet-friendly gardens

As we approach the warmer months of summer, we look at some of the hazards we can find in our own gardens and how to avoid them.

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