Articles from 2013

Botswana Blog – final entry

18 December 2013

This final entry offers us the chance to show you some of the photos Lauren & Doris took during their time in Botswana.

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Botswana Blog

29 November 2013

They’re back! Doris & Lauren have returned safely from their trip to Botswana, and they’re both looking well – and a little bit older, as both celebrated a birthday during this trip.. Now that we don’t have to worry about wonky internet connections we can finally hear their stories. As a preview, here are some

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Botswana Blog

20 November 2013

Our first photo! Up until now, Doris and Lauren have been unable to send anything via email due to the poor internet connections, but today we received our first picture from their camp. As you can see, Doris is operating outside and even has an audience. There’s no sight of Lauren though – she must

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Botswana Blog

16 November 2013

We received an update from Lauren & Doris! ‘We have spent the last 2 days at a village called Sehitwa. It’s not very big and you probably won’t find it on the map. It’s about 2 hours drive from Maun. We neutered 22 dogs and a cat – our operating theatre was a gazebo, under

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Botswana Blog

13 November 2013

We received our first update from our intrepid travelers, Doris & Lauren. Internet access from where they are is not possible, so instead we receive updates via mobile phone. This is from Lauren: Doris has neutered 13 dogs so far (just in the mornings). We go out to visit sick dogs in the afternoon –

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Botswana Blog – November 2013

11 November 2013

Maun is a town in Botswana with a  population of about 56,000, and the tribal capital of the Batawana people. Doris, one of Cogges vets, and Lauren, one of our qualified vet nurses, flew out from Heathrow on Saturday to do some important volunteer work at the Maun Animal Welfare Society (MAWS). MAWS aims to

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Shipton-U-Wychwood Dog Show

30 August 2013

It was a beautiful day on Bank Holiday Monday, which undoubtedly helped make the Shipton fete such a success. The dog show, organized by Cogges Vets, was a big hit. Many keen participants, and a huge and enthusiastic audience too. Sarah was a fine judge, ably assisted by the experience of ‘Little’ Kerry, whose terrific

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Rabbit Friendly Vet List

4 July 2013

We are pleased to announce that Cogges Veterinary Surgery has just been added to the Rabbit Friendly Vet List. In order to be accepted onto this list, we had to show the Rabbit Welfare Association and Fund that we are dedicated to providing a bespoke veterinary service for our rabbit patients. We are also extremely

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Trouble with fleas?

16 May 2013

Trouble with fleas? Fleas are one of the most common parasites that we see on pet cats and dogs. Unfortunately, if you see a flea on your pet, your family could also be affected, because fleas lays eggs everywhere. On your sofa, carpets and even on your bedding……..yuk! Fortunately, we can help! Treatments range from

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Our Open Day

13 May 2013

Our Open Day/20th Anniversary celebration was a great success. We saw many of our old trusted clients and we want to thank you all for coming. Some of the staff who were with us in the ‘olden days’ also popped in to have a look – it was lovely to see them again. Visitors were invited

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