Twelve Days of Christmas Hazards!

Twelve Days of Christmas Hazards!

It’s a busy time in most households over Christmas and our pets can come across many unusual, fascinating and tasty temptations!  But beware, many of the things we enjoy over the festive period can be potentially very dangerous to our animals.  Here are our...
Fireworks are not loved by everyone!

Fireworks are not loved by everyone!

The excitement and fun of fireworks in November is not that far off. And it seems now that the season of fireworks runs from Bonfire Night through to New Year, but many of pet owners are not keen.  If you’ve a pet that is terrified by the scary noises and smells...
Help is at hand for overweight pets

Help is at hand for overweight pets

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...
Beetroot the cat’s cystitis treatment

Beetroot the cat’s cystitis treatment

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...
Big dogs and DCM

Big dogs and DCM

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...
Healthy hearts – Happy Pets

Healthy hearts – Happy Pets

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...

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