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Antifreeze poisoning in cats and dogs

Monday, January 02, 2017
We've had a few frosty days recently so we’d like to remind you of the potential dangers of antifreeze poisoning. Antifreeze poisoning typically happens when the liquid drips from a car’s radiator, creating puddles on driveways  Read more

Avoid a Christmas calamity

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
As vets, we often need to treat the after effects of accidents and well-intended treats over Christmas, many of which can be easily avoided. We’ve put together a list of potential Christmas calamities to help everyone have a very happy Chri Read more

Conkers, acorns and antifreeze - Autumn is here

Monday, October 03, 2016
The leaves are changing and the temperatures are dropping now that autumn has arrived. Watch out for these autumnal hazards and protect your pets at this time of year: Antifreeze is extremely deadly to pets, and with its sweet palatable Read more

Antifreeze poisoning and other winter toxins

Thursday, November 26, 2015
With the festive season and cold weather now upon us, we’re taking this opportunity to remind you of a few dangers this time of year can pose. There are some potentially very dangerous plants and substances around during the winter mont Read more

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