Latest news from around our surgeries.

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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Why is vaccinating your pet important?

The use of vaccinations or ‘jabs’ has prevented pets from getting sick and saved millions of lives over the last few decades.

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The dangers of Xylitol

Xylitol is a common sugar substitute that can be very toxic to dogs in even small amounts and it can be fatal. It is often found in sugar-free chewing gum, toothpaste, mouthwash, vitamin supplements and in a small handful of peanut butter brands. 

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Chocolate & Dogs

Easter is a time when our homes are full of chocolate and certain types are very toxic to dogs. The darker the chocolate the more dangerous it is.  

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Eric the Dog

This is Eric, a 7 month old puppy who was very poorly when he came to us.  He was lethargic, vomiting and had a painful stomach. We admitted him to our hospital and took some x-rays to see what was going on.

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Lucy the Owl

This is Lucy, she’s a rescue Asian Eagle Owl who came to us for microchipping.

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Seasonal Canine Illness

Our surgeries are experiencing high levels of Seasonal Canine Illness which affects dogs in late summer/autumn and comes on quickly after a walking in wooded areas.

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New Veterinary Surgeon at Barnsley Surgery

We are excited to welcome Daniel to The Pet Vet team. Daniel was born in Hong Kong but later moved to the UK where he had an Army background.

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