Senior Pets – Physiotherapy

There are a variety of complementary treatments available to help our senior pets, one of these being physiotherapy. Below we take a closer look at physiotherapy as a therapy and the benefits it can have for your pet. What is physiotherapy? Physiotherapy is a hugely beneficial discipline in helping manage senior patients, especially those who…

Antibiotic awareness week

Supported by the World Health Organisation (WHO), Antimicrobial Awareness Week aims to increase awareness of global antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and to encourage best practices among clinicians, policy makers and also the public to avoid the further emergence and spread of drug-resistant infections. Antibiotics have had an incredibly positive impact on human healthcare, animal health and…

Focus on Osteoarthritis in Dogs

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With the onset of colder weather, certain conditions that affect our pets can start to worsen. One of these conditions is Osteoarthritis (or OA for short) and below we take a closer look at the disorder and what can be done if your dog is diagnosed with it. What is OA? Osteoarthritis is a disorder…

Road Safety Week

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From 16-22 November, it is Road Safety Week in the UK. This week aims to inspire the country to take action on road safety, promoting lifesaving and awareness around speeding. When walking your dog, you should be extra careful, especially around this winter season. For more information on how to make sure your dog can…

Holiday Season Opening Hours – 2020

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With Christmas 2020 around the corner and so much uncertainty we wanted to ensure we had our opening times for the festive period in place for you.  Please see below our opening times over Christmas and New Year. Christmas Eve: 08:00am – 1:00pm Christmas Day: Closed   Boxing Day: Closed 27th December: Closed 28th December:…

Halloween awareness

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Halloween can be a fun-filled time of the year for all the family; however, the many unfamiliar sights and sounds can make it a stressful occasion for our pets. Therefore, we have focused on a few points to be aware of as we approach the day itself:   Hide the treats One thing about Halloween…

Keeping your pet safe this autumn

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The change of season from summer to autumn sees lots of changes in nature and our surroundings – greens turn to rust and gold, leaves fall and summer flowers give way to berries. As always there are things we need to be aware of that may affect our pets and their wellbeing. Here are some things to look out for…