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  • Grapes - Poisonous for dogs


    Monday, 18 March 2019

    Can we take this opportunity to remind everyone about the danger of grapes to dogs. Grapes can cause acute renal failure - even if your dog only eats one.  Dax the Dachshund recently ate 3 grapes, and was rushed down to us for immediate treatment.…

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  • Marmalade the Guinea Pig and her lump!


    Thursday, 14 March 2019

    Guinea pigs seem quite prone to developing lumps. Marmalade had surgery last week to remove a lump on her tummy - here she is just after her operation, she's recovered brilliantly well, as you can see! If your guinea pig has a lump, it may well be noth…

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  • Sky News filming at Alfreton Park


    Tuesday, 12 March 2019

    Yesterday, a reporter and cameraman from Sky News came to interview vet Nick Pine and one of our clients, Jane Renshaw (seen here with her dog Boo), about the impact of Brexit on pet travel to the EU.  We were very flattered that Sky News chose to…

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  • Please Don't Throw Sticks for your Dog!


    Tuesday, 5 March 2019

    This dog was having a lovely time in the park chasing sticks that his owner was throwing for him.  Unfortunately a stick landed end first in the ground like a javelin - the dog ran onto it and injured his mouth. As you can see, he's got a nasty wo…

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  • Could your dog have an Underactive Thyroid?


    Tuesday, 26 February 2019

    Eski is a 5 year old Husky, and was having an issue with his weight. He'd gone up to a whopping 67kg (10 stone 5lb), and was lacking in energy with a poor hair coat. We ran some tests, and diagnosed an underactive thyroid gland - hypothyroidism.  …

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  • Rabbit vaccinations - join Harry!


    Monday, 11 February 2019

    Harry the lionhead rabbit has been to see us for his vaccination. Rabbits should be vaccinated annually for Myxomatosis and VHD-1 (which are combined in one vaccine) and VHD-2 (which is given a minimum of 2 weeks later). For more infor…

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  • Rock!


    Monday, 4 February 2019

    Handsome Rock has spent some time with us, despite only being 7 months old. Although he has a heart condition, he doesn't realise and is full of energy and enjoys bombing around like all puppies!     Nurses Claire and Sioned wasted…

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