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It’s important that you exercise your dog appropriately for their condition, as overweight pets are at higher risk of becoming puffed and dangerously overheated or sustaining joint injuries.
At your pet’s appointment, we will perform a general check of your pet and examine the lump itself. In some cases, we will discuss further testing of the lump to confirm a diagnosis.
We recommend regular flea control for most cats, even if they live indoors, as fleas can be brought in by other household pets or on human shoes.
Seeing your pet afflicted with any unwellness or injury can be very worrying and may leave you feeling helpless or uncertain, especially if you’re unsure whether their condition warrants an emergency or after-hours veterinary assessment.
Regular veterinary care is important for keeping your pet in good health. During their annual veterinary checks (or twice-yearly checks for older pets!), we will perform a general physical assessment and make recommendations on any preventative therapies or proactive...
So, you’ve decided that you are ready to welcome a new cat into your household - congratulations! With some dedicated care on your part, you should have a loving feline companion for the next 12-18 years. When searching for your new friend, consider whether you would...
Pepper is a seven-year-old female Schnauzer, who is very tolerant when her family decides to dress her up for Christmas (with her little white beard, she makes a delightful doggy Santa). A couple of days after Christmas two years ago, Pepper seemed quieter than...
If your pet becomes overweight, it’s a great idea to have them assessed further by one of our vets. Firstly, we can determine their ideal target weight, and create a personalised plan for safe, effective weight loss.
If your cat is showing any behavioural changes suggestive of anxiety, it’s best to book an appointment with our vets for further assessment, so we can confirm the problem and look for any potential associated medical issues.
If we suspect underlying allergies as the trigger for your pet’s skin or ear disease, we will perform some treatment trials to help determine the cause. This will include a thorough flea control program, a hypoallergenic dietary trial and a check of your pet’s environment for any common irritating plants.
Each dental procedure involves a thorough assessment and treatment of any dental issues. This helps to ensure that your pet’s mouth remains comfortable and healthy, helping to maintain their overall wellbeing and quality of life!
Poor digestive health can cause symptoms, such as: vomiting, abnormal stools, diarrhoea, foul-smelling stools, or stools with blood or mucus, straining to pass stools (which may come out as small “blobs” of soft material), excessive flatulence, poor or picky appetite, and weight loss or poor growth in young animals.