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  • Rabbit Care

      

    Monday, 26 June 2017

    Rabbits are sadly the most neglected pet in the UK. They are often brought on a whim and forgotten about in a hutch in the garden. Rabbits are social animals and should never be kept on their own, they need a neutered companion to keep them comp…

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  • Update on Dog Lungworm - is your dog protected?

      

    Thursday, 22 June 2017

    Below is a report that appeared in one of our vet publications in June, highlighting the growing risk to our dogs from lungworm. Please ensure you worm your dog regularly with a lungworm preventitive.  Bayer Animal Health, maker of Advocat…

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  • My cat never goes out....

      

    Wednesday, 7 June 2017

    Cat vaccinations are essential to keep your cat protected against diseases like cat flu and enteritis. If they are indoor cats, they will need the core vaccines cat flu and enteritis, as both these can be tranmitted by owners, but they won't need Feline…

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  • Well done Donna, marathon runner!

      

    Monday, 5 June 2017

    Many congratulations to Donna Layton, one of our nursing team, who completed the Liverpool marathon last weekend. It was her first marathon, which she completed in the very impressive time of 4.41. She raised over £500 for Cancer Research UK in th…

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  • What has this dog eaten???

      

    Friday, 2 June 2017

    Dogs sometimes eat the strangest things - this is an xray from a dog who was vomiting and seemed uncomfortable when his tummy was examined. Can you guess what he's eaten?? We ran this quiz on our Facebook page, and most people guessed at a nurse's …

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  • Has your dog got an underactive thyroid??

      

    Friday, 26 May 2017

    Hypothyroidism or an underactive thyroid gland is a common condition in people, but did you know it can also affect dogs?   Common clinical signs include thinning hair, weight gain and generally "slowing down".Often the hair loss is …

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  • Are your Pet's Microchip Details up to date?

      

    Wednesday, 24 May 2017

    Most of the dogs in the UK are now microchipped, but this will only help return lost dogs to their owners if the owner detail (especially phone numbers) are up to date. A recent poll of vets showed that 40% had struggled to find owners of microchipped p…

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