Latest news & views from around our surgeries.

Strange things puppies eat

At The Pet Vet, sadly we see a number of puppies coming in having chewed something or eaten something they shouldn't have. It's completely normal behaviour for a puppy to chew but this is where training is particularly important to help prevent any nasty accidents.

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Puppy behaviours

It is incredibly exciting when you bring home your puppy for the very first time and we will experience love at first sight. hey have energy that is unmatched by anything else along with all the ups and the downs!

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World Spay Day 22nd February

The first question you may ask is, what is neutering? If you are new to this term, then we have a very informative blog post on what neutering is and the many good reasons for getting it done.

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Happy New Year!

Keeping our pets comfortable and safe in winter is so important. Whilst most pets have a lovely furry coat, don’t be fooled into thinking they’re all snug. In this winter special blog post, Senior Veterinary Nurse, Emily Heysmond, talks us through some of the most common issues facing our pets’ welfare during winter and explains how to overcome them.

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Keeping our pets tip-top this winter

Keeping our pets comfortable and safe in winter is so important. Whilst most pets have a lovely furry coat, don’t be fooled into thinking they’re all snug. In this winter special blog post, Senior Veterinary Nurse, Emily Heysmond, talks us through some of the most common issues facing our pets’ welfare during winter and explains how to overcome them.

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Seasonal hazards in the home

We may still be weeks away from the big day itself, but where pets are concerned, it’s never too early to talk about Christmas. As we prepare our homes with festive sparkle and fill the air with the smells of seasonal treats, here at The Pet Vet, we have some handy reminders of some of the dangers that can plague our beloved pets.

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Buying pets for Christmas presents…the dos and don’ts

Buying a pet as a gift at any time of the year requires much consideration, but as we head towards Christmas, we asked our Senior Veterinary Surgeon, Sam Reitterer-Barbour to highlight why this decision requires careful thought.

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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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Neurological problems in flat-faced dogs

We all know dogs love a good walk, to run, jump and chase. All of these movements depend on a healthy nervous system from the brain, through the spinal cord and out to the nerves around the body. So, why does this become a concern when owning a flat-faced dog?

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Breeding and birth

We’d like to provide some insight into the breeding of these dogs and highlight some of the lesser-known complications they face when giving birth.

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