Latest news & views from around our surgeries.

The pesky grass seed

Our dogs often love to jump through the long grass without a care in the world! It’s lovely to stand back and watch them have the time of their lives as they sniff out the next great smell… but often with long grass comes the pesky grass seeds.

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The Dangers of Heatstroke in Pets

As we approach the warmer weeks of summer, there is an increased risk of heatstroke in our pets, so it’s important to know how to avoid the condition occurring and also to spot the early signs and how to respond.

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Mel Fuller, Managing Director and Rob Jones, Chairman

The Pet Vet becomes the largest independent practice

The purchase of all eight The Vet-branded surgeries makes The Pet Vet not only one of the largest independent family-owned practices by number of sites (12) in the UK, but critically the first to have a national presence.

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Getting a new rabbit?

Are you thinking about getting a rabbit this year? If you are then you aren't alone as rabbits are very popular pets in the UK with more than one and a half million in homes across the country.

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Strange things kittens eat

Cats are pretty much meat eaters, but they can be very fussy about their food and that could be for many reasons. It could be its smell, or it could even be the type of bowl you have chosen.

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Kitten behaviours

It’s almost certain that when you bring your new kitten home you will experience love and affection like nothing else from your furry friend. Like puppies, kittens will exhibit similar behaviours to their canine friends.

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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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Christmas period opening hours

We will be open as close to normal over the festive period to care for your pets with the following opening hours.

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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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