Park Veterinary Hospital

11th May 2018

Booster reminders - how your data is used

We will try and communicate in a method you prefer

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11th May 2018

When we need to allow others to use your data

There are circumstances where we may pass on very limited information to other business.

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1st May 2018

Poppys Blood Transfusion

Read the story of Poppy - one of our wonderful patients who's life was saved with a blood transfusion

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1st May 2018

Hair loss in dogs – 7 common causes of alopecia

Alopecia can affect dogs of all ages, breed and sex, and if it’s happened to one of your pets, you may want to read on

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1st May 2018

Chronic cystitis in cats

Cystitis is very common in cats, but when it keeps recurring, we need to do more. We've got 8 suggestions on how to help

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1st May 2018

Feline gingivitis – a pain in the mouth

Did you know that 80% of cats over 4 years of age have tooth and gum disease? Know the signs find out our 5 top treatment tips

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1st May 2018

Rabbits need exercise

In this article we highlighted some of the problems of lack of exercise and offer some suggestions to help your rabbit exercise safely at home

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4th April 2018

Tuck in! Why good food matters

We consider nutrition to be incredibly important for the long term health of your pets.

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1st April 2018

Carmel is running the Half Marathon

Can you help support Carmel raise some money for a deserving cause as she runs the Sheffield Half Marathon?

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1st April 2018

Abnormal weight loss

If an animal starts losing more weight than is planned or expected, we get concerned

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1st April 2018

Creating a cat friendly home

Find out why it makes sense to make your home as appealing and comfortable as possible for your cat

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1st April 2018

Canine dental health in 5 easy steps

Take positive action today to improve your dog's dental hygiene and you’ll be delighted with the results

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1st April 2018

The five best rabbit foods

Overwhelmed by the pet food aisle at the supermarket? It doesn’t need to be as complicated as it looks

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1st March 2018

Anorexia – why do some animals stop eating?

Small animals can become seriously ill very quickly if they stop eating. Find out some of the common causes

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1st March 2018

Itchy skin in dogs

Find out why dogs itch, scratch and nibble at this time of year

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1st March 2018

Castration – is it necessary?

In this article we look at the 7 reasons we recommend neutering male dogs and cats

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1st March 2018

House rabbits – making your home safe

Sharing your home with a rabbit can be lots of fun, but you need to be ready to make some changes to your house to keep your rabbit safe

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1st March 2018

It's that time of year again

Easter is just around the corner and we've designed a poster to keep your pets safe

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1st March 2018

Meet Molly - lucky to be alive

This is Molly who was admitted and hospitalised with us for 9 days. Read her story

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1st February 2018

Squirt the tortoise

A tale of a flattened tortoise we've been treating at Park Veterinary Hospital - he's slowly on the mend

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1st February 2018

A message from Donna

Take a few moments to read a few words from Donna as an introduction to the latest newsletter from Park Veterinary Hospital

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1st February 2018

Pet Plan Awards

Thank you to everyone who's voted for us in the Pet Plan Veterinary Awards 2018

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1st February 2018

Pyometra – dying to breed

A pyometra is a life-threatening disease that can affect both dogs and cats. It's also completely preventable

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1st February 2018

Have you noticed your pet drinking or urinating more recently?

Polydipsia refers to an increase in water consumption, whilst polyuria refers to a higher than normal urine production. If your pet is showing signs of either, they should be checked

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1st February 2018

10 ways to help your pet lose weight

A worrying 1 in 3 pets in the UK are obese and at risk of serious medical problems. We've got 10 ways to help them

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1st February 2018

Rabbit teeth – they grow and grow

Did you know that all teeth in a rabbit are constantly growing? Do you know what to look for if there's a problem?

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1st January 2018

Pain relief - watch this video

We posted a video of one of our patients taking his pain relief medication this morning. Cats are so funny...

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1st January 2018

Dry eye in dogs

Dry eye is a condition we see in animals that have reduced tear production. Do you know the warning signs?

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1st January 2018

Senior felines – look out for these 5 conditions

We consider cats over the age of 10 years to be susceptible to some of the age-related problems. Find out about the 5 most common problems

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1st January 2018

Puppy perfect – 7 ways to ensure a healthy start in life

We've got 7 ways to give your puppy the best start in life and help you to enjoy your time together

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1st January 2018

15 top tips for guinea pig owners

Guinea pigs are wonderful animals and make excellent pets. We've got 15 top tips to help you keep them fit and well

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1st January 2018

Christmas emergency

Help at hand for Freddie who swallowed more than he could chew

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28th December 2017

Christmas came early to Park Veterinary Hospital

Following Donna and Carmels recent visit to The London Vet Show we have had an equipment update

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1st December 2017

Christmas Opening times

For your convenience, we've listed the important dates and the times when we are open over the Christmas period

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1st December 2017

A Christmas message from Donna and Carmel

As we start the final countdown to Christmas, Donna and Carmel send a message to you all

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1st December 2017

Keep your pet safe this Christmas

Keep your pet safe this Christmas by following out 10 top tips

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1st December 2017

Antifreeze – a winter threat to our pets

Antifreeze is very dangerous to dogs, cats, rabbits and wildlife. Know the signs and find out what we can do

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1st December 2017

Canine incontinence

Canine incontinence affects many dogs in our practice. If your dog is having problems, we have a solution

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1st December 2017

Eye emergencies in dogs and cats

Some eye conditions are real emergencies and need urgent attention. Find out the 8 most serious conditions we see in dogs and cats

 

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1st November 2017

Bandit's amazing recovery

Take a look at the amazing story of 'Bandit's amazing recovery following a spinal injury'

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1st November 2017

Choosing the right pet insurance

Pet insurance can offset most of the costs of veterinary care at the time you need it most. Be informed and make the right choice

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1st November 2017

Degenerative joint disease in cats

We recognise this condition when there is progressive and permanent damage to the cartilage found in joints. Do you know what to look for in your cat?

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1st November 2017

Does your pet drink too much?

If your dog or cat is drinking more than usual we’ll need to check that there isn’t a more serious underlying medical condition

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1st November 2017

Finding flea dirt

Do you know how to find and identify fleas and flea dirt on your pet? Watch our video to show you how and beat those winter itches

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2nd October 2017

Message from Donna and Carmel

A message from Donna and Carmel about some staff changes and a successful charity event

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2nd October 2017

Minnie's story

Minnie was sadly knocked by a car whilst out and about one day in July. She had a large skin wound extending from just behind her chest to her back leg on the right side of body

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2nd October 2017

Puppies and Cream

A beautiful corgi called Cream gave birth to 3 puppies recently with the help of emergency surgery

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1st October 2017

Halloween safety – 5 top tips

The unexpected arrival of some strangers at the door on a dark night can throw some nasty surprises and frighten our pets. We've got 5 ways to keep your pets safe

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1st October 2017

Firework Season is coming

Many of our pets don’t enjoy the fireworks. To help with the ‘Firework Season’ we’ve put together some tips to help you and your pet deal with the stress

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1st October 2017

Corneal Ulcers

Corneal ulcers are defects of the ‘cornea’ which cause many of our patients' problems throughout the year. We see them all the time, so this month we thought we’d tell you a bit more

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1st October 2017

Caring for ageing pets

Our pets are living longer and have healthier lives due to advances in preventative medicine, lifestyle and diets.  As they age, we should be checking them regularly for key changes. In this article we tell you what to look out for

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1st October 2017

Arriving for an anaesthetic

Agreeing to let your pet be anaesthetised is a big decision. It helps if you know what to expect so we’ve tried to answer some of the common questions we’re asked

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1st September 2017

Head tilt in dogs – what does it mean?

If you find one day that your beloved pet is suddenly holding its head to one side, don’t just assume it’s a stroke and that there is nothing you can do

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1st September 2017

Treating cancer in dogs and cats

We have numerous ways we can help treat our patients with cancer. Find out what we can do

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1st September 2017

Knee injuries in dogs – cruciate disease

Cruciate ligament damage is very common and often happens when out playing and exercising. Find out which dogs are at risk

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1st September 2017

Understanding pet loss

The thought of losing your pet causes intense anxiety for most of us and we usually try to avoid talking about it. We suggest how you can cope

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1st September 2017

Keeping your rabbit safe outdoors

To keep your rabbit healthy outside it’s wise to be aware of possible hazards in the garden. See our top tips on keeping your garden safe

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1st August 2017

Laryngeal Paralysis – dogs at risk

Some dogs develop a harsh breathing sound in hot weather and when at exercise. Don't ignore this warning sign

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1st August 2017

Grass - it's a problem for cats

We see many cats at this time of year with grass lodged in the nose or throat. Do you know what to do?

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1st August 2017

Heatstroke reminder

Every year throughout the summer we discuss heat stroke and with all the warm weather we've had so far we thought we'd ask for some help

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1st August 2017

Sneezing rabbits – a difficult condition to cure

Chronic nasal discharge and sneezing in rabbits can be difficult to cure. We've got 6 ways to prevent the problem

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1st August 2017

Pain relief for pets – before during and after operations

Did you know we give pain relief before and after an operation? Find out more about what we use

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1st August 2017

Tackling the Cat Crisis in Sheffield

Park Veterinary Hospital is working with the RSPCA to improve the lives of cats in the Sheffield area and help control the numbers of unwanted stray animals

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3rd July 2017

Cat fleas – at this time of year they’re a big problem

Summer is when cat fleas are at their worst. Check for the tell-tale signs and contact us for an appointment if you think your pet has a problem

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3rd July 2017

Happy hedgehog news

It's nice to get some good news sometimes, and this month a family of hedgehogs have given us something to smile about

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3rd July 2017

Buy 3 Get 1 Free

Throughout July we will be offering a 'Buy 3 get 1 Free' offer on selected wormers for cats and dogs

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2nd July 2017

Sunburn – it affects our pets as well

Our pets can get sunburn in extreme sunny weather with serious skin problems developing over time. Protect them by taking some simple precautions

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2nd July 2017

Vaccinate your rabbit and save its life

We believe vaccinations are one of the best gifts you can give your rabbit, and with it will come the chance of them living a long and happy life

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2nd July 2017

Cuts and wounds – first aid tips

Some helpful advice on how to cope with simple wounds at home. A what to do and how to do it guide

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2nd July 2017

Alabama Rot – a deadly dog disease

Alabama Rot is a rare and extremely unpleasant disease of dogs which we would like to bring to your attention.

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1st June 2017

Act now to prevent kennel cough

Like many other vets in an around the UK we see a fair bit of kennel cough during the summer. Know the signs and act now to prevent the problem

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1st June 2017

Rabbit Awareness Week 17th – 25th June

Rabbit Awareness Week (RAW) takes place between this year between 17th & 25th June and we’re pleased to be taking part. Find out what it's all about

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1st June 2017

Pre-anaesthetic blood tests

Checking your pet's blood before an anaesthetic has some important benefits. Find out what we look at and why

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1st June 2017

Lungworm in dogs

Find out about lungworm in dogs and check an interactive map to find out how many cases have been confirmed in your area

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1st June 2017

Sibling love

Trust came into the hospital one Friday evening after collapsing on his walk. His two sisters came to the rescue

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1st June 2017

Adopting a cat - plan and prepare

We’ve helped rehome many cats over the years. Not every pairing works, but with a little time and effort it is possible to get it right

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1st June 2017

Buzz gets ready to go abroad

Buzz gets ready to travel abroad. He's been vaccinated and ordered his passport

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1st June 2017

Feline Tuberculosis – what is it?

Feline tuberculosis can infect cats from contact with infected animals and unpasteurised cows milk. Find out about the signs and what you need to do

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1st June 2017

Is your rabbit fibre fit?

Of all the problems we see in rabbits, most of them are as a result of feeding the wrong diet. Find out why fibre is so important

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2nd May 2017

FREE Lump Check

For the month of May get any lumps on your dog checked out for free

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2nd May 2017

Practice news

With so much to share, our vet Donna has written a few words this months to tell you some Park Veterinary Hospital news

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1st May 2017

Anal gland disease – a problem for both dogs and cats

Anal gland disease is a common problem in dogs and cats. We look at some of the signs and 6 common treatments

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1st May 2017

Fleas – it’s that time of year again

We've got some fascinating facts! We also discuss the problems they cause and offer some seasonal advice

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1st May 2017

Taking care of your dog’s ears

Keeping your dog’s ears clean and disease free is important. We go through some key steps to help achieve good aural hygiene

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1st May 2017

Cancer awareness – 12 warning signs

Cancer is one of those conditions that all pet owners dread.  Early detection is essential to help make treatment as successful as possible

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4th April 2017

Our latest offers

Look out for our special offers in April

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1st April 2017

Preventing itchy cats

At this time of year we start to see an increase in the numbers of itchy cats. We've got 5 ways to help

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1st April 2017

Treating allergies

This article is for anyone with an itchy pet, as we run through some of the key treatments we use.

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1st April 2017

Urticaria and anaphylaxis

Have you ever noticed small raised bumps in the skin of your pet particularly around the eyes, muzzle or chest?

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1st April 2017

Bee stings – do you know what to do?

We’ve got some tips to help you look after your pet if they are unlucky to enough to get stung as they venture out in the garden and countryside

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1st April 2017

Hairballs – what are they and why do they occur?

Hairballs can be distressing to both owner and animal – they’re also messy to clean up, so any help to treat and prevent them is welcome.

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1st April 2017

Lyme disease in dogs – signs and control

Lyme disease is a debilitating disease that can infect both dogs and humans in the UK. Know the signs and become tick aware

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1st April 2017

National Pet Month

National Pet Month is now in its 27th year, and once again is supporting and promoting responsible pet ownership for the whole of the month of April

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1st April 2017

First Aid – do you know how to respond in an emergency?

Do you know how to manage a pet emergency situation safely and effectively? We've got 10 Golden rules

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1st March 2017

Staff news and consulting times

Read some of our latest news stories from Park Veterinary Hospital - staff updates and some time changes to help you all

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1st March 2017

Arthritis Information Evening

If you have a dog, cat or rabbit with joint or muscular pain, come along to a special evening on 7th March where we have some guest speakers talking about physiotherapy and laser treatment

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1st March 2017

Worming your dog

The three main types of worm affecting dogs are roundworms, tapeworms and lungworms. We look at why they are a problem and why your pet needs regular treatment

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1st March 2017

Guinea pigs – your questions answered

We have 7 guinea pig questions - read on if you have one of these great little pets and find out our answers

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1st March 2017

Wellness Blood Testing

Animals are great at hiding disease, and we often find that by the time they look unwell, it’s more difficult to help them. We look at why and what we test in wellness blood tests

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1st March 2017

Pet poisoning – how to recognise a problem

Our pets can’t speak to us and tell us when they’re unwell - we tell you 7 ways to know if your pet has been poisoned

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1st March 2017

Feline leukaemia virus – our guide to this deadly disease

It’s estimated that 1 in 100 cats in Britain is permanently infected with Feline Leukaemia Virus. Do you know the signs and what to do?

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1st March 2017

Pet care when you’re on holiday – your choices

When you go on holiday, how do you decide between pet sitters and boarding? We take a look at the differences and try to help you make a decision

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23rd February 2017

Kendry has a dental

Kendry was recently in for a dental procedure with Carmel; including X-Rays, a scale and polish and a few extractions - read his story

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8th February 2017

Pet Plan Awards

Every year Petplan hands out the veterinary awards. Find out who has been nominated

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1st February 2017

Brushing your dog's teeth

Do you know how to look for signs of dental disease in your dog?  We've got lots of tips and advice on how to keep them clean and healthy

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1st February 2017

Dental procedures - what to expect

Dental operation are very common in our practice. We take a look at what's involved and why they are necessary

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1st February 2017

Neutering awareness

World spay day is in February, so we thought we'd share with you an article on the pro's and con's of neutering - well worth a read

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1st February 2017

Slug bait - metaldehyde poisoning

Slug bait poisoning occurs when pets eat slug or snail bait that contains the drug metaldehyde. It can have devastating consequences; know the signs and take action fast

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1st February 2017

Rabbit enrichment

Anyone owning a pet rabbit will know how important it is to give them things to do and play with. We've got some great ideas to make the life of your pet more interesting and fulfilling

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1st February 2017

Bird flu – what’s going on?

If you keep chickens, you will no doubt have heard about the recent outbreak of Avian Influenza - we look at the rules, signs and what you need to do

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