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Ask the Vet: Puppy Socialisation

Socialisation is one of the most important things you can do with your new puppy as giving them lots of positive experiences, especially in...

Ask the Vet: Adder Bites

The adder is the UK’s only naturally occurring venomous snake, and is most commonly found in sand dunes, rocky hillsides and woodland edges between...

Ask The Vet – Christmas Hazards – December 2018

As the festive season approaches, there are some things to bear in mind if you have a pet, to ensure they’re kept safe and...

Ask the Vet – September 2017 – Hyperthyroidism in Cats

Hyperthyroidism is a common hormonal condition of middle ages and older cats which is caused by an overproduction of thyroid hormone in the body.  The most...

Ask the Vet – August 2017 – Lungworm

Angiostrongylus vasorum (also known as canine lungworm) has become a widespread problem in the dog population across the UK in recent years. Dogs become...

Ask the Vet – February 2017 – Rabbit Vaccinations

In the UK, it is recommended that rabbits are vaccinated against myxomatosis and viral haemorrhagic disease. Myxomatosis can be passed from wild rabbits to...

Ask the Vet – January 2017 – Obesity in Pets

Now that the festive period is over, it’s a great time to start thinking about your pets’ health and wellbeing. Obesity is a HUGE...

Ask the Vet – December 2016 – Christmas Hazards

and temptations indoors and outside for our pets. Chocolate (especially dark chocolate), raisins (even those in your Christmas cake and mince pies), blue cheese...

Ask the Vet – November 2016 – Cat Bites

Domestic cats have a huge number of bacteria in their mouths which can very easily cause wound infections in other animals, including humans, when...

Ask the Vet – August 2016

The adder is the UK’s only naturally occurring venomous snake and is most commonly found in heaths and woodlands in the spring and summer...

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