The incidence of obesity in pets has increased significantly in recent years and it is causing a great deal of concern among the veterinary profession. Many of our pets are becoming overweight or obese purely down well-meaning owners being a bit too kind and generous... Read more
Cystitis might seem a minor condition – something not to worry about – however as Beetroot the cat’s experiences demonstrate, it can be a very serious and complicated condition to treat. Dominic Phillips explained “Feline Idiopathic Cystitis (FIC) is a common... Read more
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
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