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  • September - Animal Pain Awareness Month


    Friday, 14 September 2018

    This month is Animal Pain Awareness Month. The IVAPM - the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management - have produce this poster, to help owners recognise signs of pain in their pets. Their website is full of helpful inform…

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  • Goodbye and Good luck Bushy!


    Monday, 3 September 2018

    Sending our best wishes to vet Claire Bush, who is leaving us to pursue new challenges. She has been with us for 9 years since qualifying, and prior to that came here as a vet student! We would like to thank Claire for her massive contribution to the …

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  • Shocking Survey: High Levels of Illness in Puppies Bought Online


    Wednesday, 8 August 2018

    A recently published survey has found that almost half of puppies bought online, without being seen first by their new owners, fall sick, and around one in five develop serious health problems. The survey was conducted for the Kennel Club.   The…

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  • Royal College Report: This is a Super Practice


    Wednesday, 1 August 2018

    We were recently inspected by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, as part of their Practice Standards Scheme. This scheme is voluntary, but is designed to ensure practices in the UK meet certain standards - practices can be Core, General Practice …

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  • Happy Birthday Alfreton Park Veterinary Hospital


    Monday, 23 July 2018

    It's exactly 17 years ago this week that we moved from our little one storey premises on Nottingham Road to our beautiful purpose-built surgery on King Street!         …

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  • Grass Awn Alert!


    Monday, 9 July 2018

    It's the time of year when we see problems with grass awns:       Pets get them stuck in their ears, between their toes, even in their eyes and gums.  They pick them up from walking/running in long grass.   In the …

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  • Reminder - Never Leave your Dog in a Hot Car


    Monday, 25 June 2018

    A reminder about this seasonal problem. A car can turn into an oven in minutes in warm weather. Just leaving the window partly open is not enough. If you see a dog in distress in a hot car, please call 999.        …

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