News from Quantock Vet Hospital

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News from Quantock Vet Hospital

Diabetic cat wins March Pet of the Month

In October 2016 Nicholas - a loving RSPCA rescue cat - was brought in suffering from weight loss and PUPD – excessive water consumption and urine production. His owners said they had noticed a change in Nicholas over a matter of weeks where he dramatically lost weight...

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Vet vacancy at Quantock Veterinary Hopsital

We are looking for another Veterinary surgeon to join our strong seven vet team which is supported by an excellent RVN nursing team. We are much more than the usual First Opinion practice and this new position would suit a special vet who is keen to...

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An update on Alabama Rot

Due to a case of Alabama Rot being confirmed this January in the Taunton area, and understandable concern and questions from our clients, we thought an up-date on the disease would be helpful. Alabama Rot or Cutaneous and Renal Glomerular Vasculopathy...

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Rosie – Our last 2017 Pet of the Month!

Rosie the loving rescue cat has been voted Quantock's December Pet of the Month! Rosie was brought in on a Sunday in August. Her owner explained “We've had Rosie since we re-homed her from Cats Protection as a young cat seven years ago. She has always had...

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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...

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Quantock Vets Christmas 2017 Opening Hours

      The next few weeks can be the busiest weeks of the year but meanwhile life carries on. So, with regard to your pets, don't worry - we are here!  Our opening hours are shown below but we will always have someone trained answering the phone at the Hospital so...

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Lucky Lottie the Rottie

Lottie is a friendly seven year old rescue, Rottweiler. In May 2017 her owners Dean and Anne-Marie noticed her drooling rather a lot and that her mouth looked a little red. They then noticed that she had developed a lump in her mouth and several small skin...

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Our Pet of the Month Jacob the rabbit!

Jacob is a two and a half year old Continental Giant rabbit who was brought in to us after his owner noticed he was suffering from diarrhoea. Usually a very placid and content rabbit, Jacob was not himself at all. Tessa Procter, one of our vets examined...

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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...

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