Holly – February Pet of the Month

Holly is a 2 and a half year old cavachon. At around 6 months old Holly started scratching excessively. So much so that she regularly caused her skin to bleed and become infected. A change of food for a few … Read More »

A vets thoughts on overweight pets

Paul, our vet, and his thoughts on plump pets. Pets become overweight when they eat more calories than they are using up. If your animal companion is plump, think food intake being the problem rather than lack of exercise. Food … Read More »

Is your pet becoming arthritic?

Arthritis is the most common cause of chronic pain in dogs. Osteoarthritis is the most common form and is a painful disease that affects your dogs joints. This occurs when the protective layers that cushion joints begin to deteriorate, causing … Read More »

How to deal with a wasp/bee sting

This time of the year, we often get calls about animals and bee or wasp stings. Most cases can be treated at home easily without need to see the vet. Most stings are seen on their paws or in the … Read More »

Flying with Pets

Everyday more and more people are choosing to travel with their pets rather than leaving them home. Before setting your travel plans  in stone you first need to check with your airlines for any restrictions on your pet. Not every airline … Read More »

Animal Hospital’s Dental Care Month

Free Dental Check-ups Did you know that dental disease is the most common disease in pets? Many people do not realise that dental disease is very common with over 80% of animals over the age of 3 showing signs of … Read More »