Articles on ‘Health issues’

Easter opening times

22 March 2016

We are open as usual on Saturday (8am – 2pm) and Sunday (10am – 12pm)   We are closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday (please call 01993 772627 to speak to our emergency service if you have any concerns about your pet)   Chocolate and raisins are TOXIC to dogs Please keep your Easter

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Senior cat talk: a success

7 July 2014

On Thursday 3rd July we hosted an evening dedicated to “The Health and Well-being of the Senior Cat”.  Rachel, one of the vets, gave an interactive presentation about some of the problems demonstrated by older cats, and what we can do to investigate and manage these issues.  Refreshments were served in aid of Sunshine Cat

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Threat of myxomatosis increase!

26 June 2014

Due to the vastly increased number of fleas and mosquitoes around this year, we are expecting a worrying increase in the number of myxomatosis cases. If your rabbit is not currently vaccinated please make an appointment to have him or her vaccinated as soon as possible. The vaccine will also protect them from Rabbit Haemorrhagic

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Free microchipping for dogs

9 April 2014

Microchipping will soon be compulsory for all dog owners in England, following an announcement made by the Westminster Government that has been welcomed by Dogs Trust. The Welsh Government has also announced that microchipping will be compulsory for all dogs in Wales by 1st March 2015. Get your dog microchipped and have the assurance that

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Vaccination Amnesty

4 March 2014

It is very important to maintain your pet’s protection from disease with regular vaccination boosters. Sometimes these things slip our minds and before you know it we have missed the vital appointment and then just let things lapse. If your pet has not received a booster vaccination in the last 18 months, here is an

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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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