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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+00:00June 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+00:00June 8th, 2016|Health + Care|0 Comments

As Your Cat Gets Older

Older cats need special consideration – just like older people. Due to improved nutrition and veterinary care our pet cats are now living longer. The average cat now reaches late teens and some cats live to twenty and beyond. We aim in this information sheet to give you some guidelines on how to care for your elderly cat, what [...]

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

Dog Vaccination

We recommend that your dog is vaccinated against: Distemper a mainly respiratory disease which is usually fatal Parvovirus which causes severe sickness and diarrhoea and is often fatal Adenovirus which causes serious often fatal liver disease Leptospirosis which causes liver and kidney infections and can be spread to humans Parainfluenza one of the components of [...]

By |2015-06-05T09:50:09+00:00June 5th, 2015|Health + Care|0 Comments

Arthritis

This article is designed to give you information about arthritis and how to take the best care of a pet suffering from the problem.  For the purpose of this article, where we say arthritis we mean osteoarthritis.  There are other less common types of arthritis which are not covered.   What arthritis means Arthritis means inflamed [...]

By |2017-05-22T15:49:56+00:00June 3rd, 2015|Health + Care|0 Comments

Choosing a kennel or a cattery

Boarding services can be found in many ways. We have adverts in our folder in reception.  Alternatively, Yellow pages, pet magazines, pet shops the internet and local councils can all provide a list of kennels and catteries in our area.   So how do you decide? A recommendation from a friend is always useful and [...]

By |2017-05-22T15:49:56+00:00March 5th, 2015|Health + Care|0 Comments