Meridian Veterinary Practice

//Meridian Veterinary Practice

About Meridian Veterinary Practice

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Meridian Veterinary Practice has created 37 blog entries.

Summer 2017 Newsletter

Summer's coming Most of us, and our pets, love the warm weather but it brings with it its own particular set of challenges and potential problems. Heat Stroke is an extremely serious problem and can even be fatal. Although all dogs are at risk, the shorter faced breeds like Staffies, Pugs and Bulldogs are most [...]

By | 2017-06-01T14:08:04+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Newsletter|0 Comments

Spring 2017 Newsletter

Rabbits Rabbits are very popular as pets and just as with other pets, they need regular vaccinations and health checks to keep them fit and well. They can be vaccinated against two infectious diseases: Myxomatosis – is a viral infection spread by blood sucking insects such as fleas and mosquitoes. The virus multiplies on the [...]

By | 2017-05-22T15:49:54+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Newsletter|0 Comments

When The Time Comes To Say Goodbye

The loss of a much loved pet is something terrible which all of us pet owners have to face at some time.  All the staff here at Meridian will do everything we can to make this awful time more bearable for you and your family. Most people do unfortunately have to make the decision to [...]

By | 2017-05-22T15:49:55+00:00 January 9th, 2017|Health + Care|0 Comments

Winter 2016/17 Newsletter

Vaccination – Is your pet up to date? One of the key reasons pets are living longer is that we are able to vaccinate them against a range of infectious diseases such as parvovirus in dogs and feline enteritis in cats and myxomatosis in rabbits. Without vaccination these can pose a deadly threat to our pets. [...]

By | 2017-05-22T15:49:55+00:00 December 11th, 2016|Newsletter|0 Comments

Autumn 2016 Newsletter

The benefits of having your pet neutered! Did you know that in addition to preventing unwanted pregnancies, there are many other health and behavioural benefits to having your pet neutered? Dogs: Female dog, heat periods (or seasons) usually occur twice a year and last about three weeks. During this time your dog will be receptive to the [...]

By | 2017-05-22T15:49:55+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Newsletter|0 Comments

Sickness & Diarrhoea

Dogs are most often sick because they eat something which upsets their stomach. This could be a rotten dead animal or discarded piece of food which they find when out walking. If something is really rotten and covered in bacteria, just a small mouthful will be enough to make the dog ill. Cats tend to be more selective in what [...]

By | 2017-06-01T14:09:26+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Health + Care|0 Comments

Having Your Cat Neutered

Neutering is an operation to remove the ovaries and womb of a female cat (spaying) or the testicles of a male cat (castration). After the operation the female cannot have kittens and the male cannot father kittens. Neutering stops unwanted litters of kittens from being born. There are also good health reasons for the operation. Diseases such as FIV [...]

By | 2017-05-22T15:49:55+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Health + Care|0 Comments

Having Your Bitch Spayed

Spaying is an operation to remove the ovaries and womb of a female dog. After the operation she will not have seasons, and cannot have puppies. Spaying stops unwanted litters of puppies from being born. There are also good health reasons for the operation. Spaying before the second season will almost certainly prevent breast cancer. If a bitch is [...]

By | 2017-05-22T15:49:55+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Health + Care|0 Comments

As Your Dog Gets Older

Older dogs need special consideration – just like older people. It is important to realise that the ageing process varies immensely with breed. For example, a Great Dane may be starting to age at 8 years, while a Yorkshire Terrier of 15 may still be very sprightly. We aim in this information sheet to give you some guidelines [...]

By | 2017-05-22T15:49:55+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Health + Care|0 Comments