It's Hayfever Season!

The weather’s getting warmer, flowers are blooming and everyone’s getting allergies.The weather’s getting warmer, flowers are blooming and everyone’s getting allergies. Do you know how to recognise hayfever in your pet?Allergies occur because the immune system overreacts to a perceived threat to your pet’s health. Sometimes we can identify a cause...
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Brave Pet of the Month: Milo

Meet our brave pet of the month for September!We met Milo after he managed to make his way home after surviving a suspected dog attack. The owners brought him in straight away, and he appeared to have some mild bruising over his abdomen, and was a bit shaken but seemed otherwise...
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You Be the Vet: Lumps and Bumps

Is that skin lump on your pet just a lump, or the first sign of life threatening cancer?Which is the nasty cancerous lump? (Answer below!) Is that lump on your pet just a lump, or the first sign of life threatening cancer? Our pets often get lumps on their skin as they...
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Preventing Parasites in Our Pets

Creepy, crawling, blood sucking, and generally disgusting.Creepy, crawling, blood sucking, and generally disgusting. This alone is reason enough to take parasite prevention seriously, but they can also make our dogs and cats seriously ill. Some can even spread to humans!FleasFleas are blood suckers, and their saliva causes our pets to itch....
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You Be The Vet: Spotting Skin Problems

Skin disease is one of the most common problems in pets – let’s learn how to spot it!Imagine being constantly itchy. The feeling of your skin burning all the time, distracting you from daily activities. Exhaustion from nights of interrupted sleep. Skin disease is one of the most common problems in...
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Love Is In the Air

When it comes to our dog’s private parts, everyone seems to have their own opinion. Let’s sort out the facts from fiction.Fact: Entire dogs are at greater risk of diseaseDogs that are not desexed are at increased risk of a number of diseases. Entire females are at risk of breast cancer....
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Protection from Infection

Prevention is always better than cure, so vaccination against many serious diseases is part of your pet’s pathway to enjoying a …Vaccination Prevents DiseaseWithout vaccination our pets are at risk entirely preventable life threatening diseases. Vaccination also reduces the severity of diseases that, while not normally fatal, can make our pets...
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Dental Awareness Month

Free worming this month. Yep, shout it from the rooftops!You know we keep a close eye on all your pet's health needs. Looking after their teeth is a big part of this and ignored can lead to health concerns.August is dental awareness month and for the entire month we are performing...
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Tis the Season

Season to be Jolly Hands up who honestly gives their dog monthly parasite treatments on time every time?.... The figures are pretty dismal. The truth, on average we are lucky to get 6-7 months of treatment done per year ...leaving many gaps in our protection.Now you only have to remember parasite...
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RSCA Cupcake Fundraiser

Fight Monday-it is! Join us 17th September to eat cupcakes for a fabulous cause. Want to feel good and have a great start to our week? Help us help those many pets Join need . We have all been to the pet shelters before and wished we could help them all....
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Puppy Love

Has it been a long time since you have had a puppy?Has it been a long time since you have had a puppy? Meet George, a 7month old Border Collie-Kelpie. Dr Cameron tells his experience of getting his new puppy George.The romantic ideal of saving a life at the Woodend Animal...
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You be the Vet : Teeth Problems

It's no fun having gum disease or raw exposed nerves ... or breath so bad it wilts the plants.Did you know 9/10 pets will have evidence of dental disease by the age of four? You can check your pet's mouth for signs of dental disease at home. I'll walk you through...
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