Veterinary Nurse Awareness Month

1 May 2020

  *** May is Veterinary Nurse Awareness Month *** Throughout May we are supporting ‘National Veterinary Nursing Awareness’ month, promoted by the British Veterinary Nursing Association (BVNA). Here at Cogges Veterinary Surgery we have ten qualified registered veterinary nurses (RVN’s), and a student nurse currently undergoing training. Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month gives us an opportunity

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Easter 2020 Opening Times

7 April 2020

Easter opening Times: 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. We are open as normal * Saturday: 8am – 2pm Sunday: 10am – 12pm * following the guidelines issued by the RCVS (Royal College Of

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January Pet Of The Month

21 January 2020

Penny is an 18 month old Golden Retriever. In December she developed a skin condition – she had scabbed lumps around her eyes, ears, and elbows. The lesions weren’t typical for the common skin conditions and made no response to initial treatment. Vet Anna sedated Penny to take skin samples which were sent to the

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Christmas Opening Times 2019

22 December 2019

Our Christmas 2019 Opening Times: Christmas Eve we close at 6 p.m. Christmas Day we are closed Boxing Day we are closed New Year’s Eve we close at 6 p.m. New Year’s Day we are closed Between Christmas and New Year we are open as usual. During all times the emergency service can be contacted

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November Pet Of The Month

26 November 2019

Reg is a one year old lurcher who was found earlier this year, tied to a gate in the woods. He was frightened and underweight but otherwise unharmed. He was fostered by one of our nurses while we tried to trace his owner but this proved impossible, so Reg now belongs to Nurse Aimee. He

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October Pet Of The Month

22 October 2019

Daisy is a 3-year-old cat who came home one day in June with a prolapsed eye. Her owners brought her straight to Cogges Vets where she was checked for other injuries, then anaesthetised to have the eye put back in its socket, and the eyelid sutured on one side to hold it in place. We

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September Pet Of The Month

17 September 2019

Luna is a 5 month old kitten who was taken to our emergency service in June because she had suddenly become very lame on her left front leg. She was given pain relief and x-rays confirmed that she had broken the humerus bone in her leg. We sent the x-rays to Hannes Bergmann, a specialist

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August Pet Of The Month

30 August 2019

Sam is an 11 year old Border Collie. Usually fit and active, she was brought to Cogges urgently a few weeks ago, after collapsing on a walk. Vet Sarah examined her, and found that her gums were pale, her heart rate was elevated but her pulses were weak, her heart sounded muffled and her breathing

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July Pet Of The Month 2019

24 July 2019

Summer is grass seed season! Roo is a 3 year old Border Collie who was brought to Cogges because he had suddenly started shaking his head. On examination vet Rachel found that he had a grass seed in his right ear. Because the seed was deep in the canal, and Roo was understandably uncomfortable, he

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June Puppy Parties

9 July 2019
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