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Grass Seed Warning

Grass Seed Warning

Posted on: June 21, 2019

We’ve recently treated a few patients with grass seeds. Here’s patient number one, this is Ralph, and it’s his third year in a row that he’s had to have grass seeds removed! Patient number two is poor Shaggy who had to have three removed. Patient number three is Squeak, who visited us after his mum...

Grass Seed Awareness

Grass Seed Awareness

Posted on: July 18, 2018

Beautiful Cooper with his Disney eyes had a bit of a sore ear, he came into our Reading clinic and our lovely vet Augustin thought there may be something hiding in his ear canal. These horrible grass seeds were found deep within his ear, and had been causing him a lot of pain. Grass seeds...

May Special Offer – Half Price Microchipping!

May Special Offer – Half Price Microchipping!

Posted on: April 26, 2017

Don’t delay! Get your pet microchipped with us throughout May! With National Microchipping Month just around the corner, we want to encourage all of you lovely, responsible pawrents to make sure your pets are microchipped! Not only is it now a legal requirement that all dogs over 8 weeks are microchipped but microchipping also gives your pet...

Introducing our New Healthy Start Puppy & Kitten Packs

Introducing our New Healthy Start Puppy & Kitten Packs

Posted on: January 16, 2017

At just £45 it’s the CHEAPEST PACK ON THE MARKET and for this exclusive price your new fur-friend will receive: Full vaccination course Initial flea and worm treatment Health check Microchip Buy one get one free voucher for Virbac HPM food 10% off neutering YOU WON’T FIND A BETTER VALUE PACK ON THE MARKET! To...

Bird Flu Warning to All Bird Owners

Bird Flu Warning to All Bird Owners

Posted on: December 7, 2016

A highly contagious strain of avian flu is spreading across Europe and can affect your housed birds. The precautionary measures announced by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) apply to farmers and anyone in England who keeps any birds, even those with a few chickens in their back garden. Find out more on...

Pets for Life Not for Christmas

Pets for Life Not for Christmas

Posted on: November 29, 2016

With the festive season almost upon us we thought it would be useful to bring to everyone’s attention the plight of our beloved furry friends. We often find ourselves in a position of being stretched financially and unable to afford our pets. There are many animal charities willing and able to help if you were...

Intoxication for Hugo and an Important Christmas Message

Intoxication for Hugo and an Important Christmas Message

Posted on: November 23, 2016

This is the lovely Hugo . Hugo came into our Reading practice last week after helping himself to some Ibuprofen tablets at home! He was hospitalised with us on supportive treatment for 3 days and thankfully, after a blood check on Monday, was given a clean bill of health and no lasting effects. YAY! With...

Facts About Lungworm You Should Know!

Facts About Lungworm You Should Know!

Posted on: November 9, 2016

 It’s time to get down and dirty with the moisture-loving critters carrying a nasty parasite affecting our precious pooches. Lungworm (Angiostrongylus vasorum) is a nasty parasite on the rise in the UK, so to ensure that our clients are as well informed as possible we have put together some must-know facts about this ‘poopy’ parasite: 1.Slimy slugs and snails are...

Why use preventative flea treatment?

Why use preventative flea treatment?

Posted on: October 27, 2016

Flea treatments guard against: fleas, mites and hookworm. We all know fleas are a nuisance! They make our pets and us itch, and they can be a real struggle to eliminate once you have them. Fleas can also be the bearers of tapeworm eggs which is why we recommend treating for both fleas and worms...

Why should you worm your pet?

Why should you worm your pet?

Posted on: October 27, 2016

  Worming your pet guards against: Tape Worm, Round Worm, Hook Worm. Did you know? An infestation of worms in your pet can cause: • Weight loss and being visibly underweight • Worms in faeces, vomit, or around the anus • Bottom scooting • Hunger • Flaky skin • Dull coat • Diarrhoea • Vomiting...

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