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What to do if your dog eats chocolate

Friday, April 07, 2017
With Easter just around the corner, our houses will soon be filled with chocolate eggs, sweets and treats. However, please remember that chocolate can be highly toxic to dogs and can have fatal side effects if not treated quickly. Choco Read more

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

Tips for a Pet-Friendly Easter

Tuesday, March 08, 2016
Easter weekend is here and we’re all looking forward to Easter egg hunts, long country walks and spending time with our family and pets – but most importantly there's two extra days off work! To keep your bank holiday weekend rel Read more

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