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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

Pet First Aid Tips

Wednesday, March 08, 2017
If your pet is injured or involved in an accident, it can be frightening for both of you. The first thing to remember is to be calm and reassuring and make sure everyone is safe. Here are a few basic tips for some of the more common pet  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

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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