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We try to provide impartial, reliable and easy to follow information on subjects that matter most to our clients. We continually keep on revising our recommendations in the light of new scientific findings.

Why Vaccinate Your Pet?

Recent emergence of measles and mumps in children whose parents who have held back from getting them immunised, is a...

Why Regular Worming of Dogs is Important

Many puppies are born with the roundworm Toxocara canis infection, transmitted to the pups through placenta and milk. The larvae...

Why Neuter a Dog?

Long before male puppies begin to approach puberty, many will already have started to display various reproductive behaviours, which are...

Why Spay a Bitch?

Reproductive cycle of every species has its own characteristics, but female dogs possess a unique feature which unfortunately predisposes them...

Vaccinating Rabbits

Often on the insistence of a child, a new rabbit arrives with a hutch (hopefully with a run), food and...

Lungworm: Stay ahead of slugs and snails

Slugs and snails can transmit potentially deadly lungworm infection to dogs. With our weather becoming warmer and wetter, we are...

There is more to bad breath than what meets the nose

The inconvenience of bad breath of a dog or cat heralds a more significant problem than a mere unpleasant feeling....

There is more to dog faeces than an unpleasant mess

Scientific studies suggest that as many as one to four percent of adults in the country could be infected with...

Our services during Coronavirus related restrictions

In line with the current RCVS advice and endorsed guidelines we continue to provide:

  • Essential clinical services through telephone or video consultations. Only pets needing urgent hands on investigations or treatment will be seen at the surgery.
  • Restricted vaccinations and neutering procedures decided on case to case basis.
  • Medications for long-term medical conditions and preventive medications like worm, flea and tick treatments -  dispensed and posted or can be picked up from a secure station from outside the practice.

In order to keep our clients and staff safe, and to uphold mandatory social distancing, clients are encouraged not to enter the practice for which we request understanding.