Owners of large or ‘giant’ dogs need to be aware of a disease called Dilated Cardiomyopathy or DCM. DCM is a serious disease that typically affects large breed dogs such as Dobermans, Irish Wolfhounds, Boxers and Great Danes, over the age of three. The... Read more
For all our clients, until the end of May we are offering FREE nurse-lead ‘Healthy Hearts Consultations’ for dogs and cats. Heart disease tends to affect certain breeds more than others but all dogs and cats can suffer from it. Symptoms include breathing... Read more
You may have recently seen some rather alarming articles in the press about Alabama Rot – a condition officially known as CRGV which affects dogs. CRGV is a disease caused by damage to the blood vessels of the skin and kidney. Its cause is unknown. CRGV causes... Read more
Hip Scoring our dogs – why and how? We are delighted to say that now two of our vets, Hannah Brown and Kris Herman have gained accreditation in ‘PennHIP’. PennHIP is a sophisticated hip scoring method which aims to safeguard the health and welfare of dogs, and dog... Read more
HO HO NO!!!! Every year we brace ourselves for a medley of pets – dogs particularly – that have been over indulgent or downright mischievous over Christmas and suffer the consequences! All of a sudden they are surrounded by seasonal hazards! It’s a time when... Read more
We all love to make our dogs happy and see them enjoying life. Truffle is a 12 year old Labrador who, like most Labradors thoroughly enjoys her food! Over the years her loving owners have liked treating her to the odd bone that she hugely enjoys. However, recently... Read more
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