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  • E.cuniculi the tiny parasite all rabbit owners need to be aware of!

      

    Monday, 16 October 2017

    E.cuniculi the tiny parasite all rabbit owners need to be aware of! E.cuniculi, or Encephalitozoon Cuniculi, is a parasite which is a relatively common but often unheard of cause of disease in rabbits. Studies show 52% of pet rabbits have been …

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  • Dogs eat the strangest things...

      

    Monday, 9 October 2017

    It never ceases to amaze us what dogs will eat! A dog was brought in recently that wasn't feeling too well, and had a painful belly.   An xray of his belly showed why.... can you see the nail sitting in the bowel? He's also been eating bones, an…

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  • Max and Rex making themselves at home

      

    Monday, 2 October 2017

    Max and Rex have been in for castration. They are such friendly boys and had a great time playing in the Feline Fort in their "bedroom". All our cattery rooms have glass doors for curious cats to keep an eye on things, underfloor heating and com…

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  • Does your dog make odd snorting noises sometimes?

      

    Monday, 25 September 2017

    We commonly see dogs who make an odd snorting noise, especially when they are excited. This can sometimes be a thing called Reverse Sneezing.   Click here for more details.   …

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  • In support of Buster collars...

      

    Monday, 25 September 2017

        Did you know the most common cause of problems after surgery is animals licking their wounds and nibbling their stitches? When animals lick their wounds it can result in infection or if they manage to pull the stitches out anot…

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  • Pomeranian puppies pay us a visit

      

    Wednesday, 20 September 2017

    We have had a lovely litter of Pomeranian puppies in to be microchipped, aren't they adorable?   ALL dogs in the UK must be microchipped by law by the time they are 8 weeks old, we charge £12 per puppy - but it's free with a puppy or kitten…

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  • New Phone System at Alfreton Park

      

    Friday, 8 September 2017

    If you phone the surgery, you will notice that we have a new phone system. There are some options now when you phone up: pressing 1 will lead to your call being put through to reception; 2 to our administration team (eg if you have an account query), 3 fo…

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