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The importance of regular health checks for dogs and cats

It is often said that prevention is better than cure. None of us want to see our furry family members unwell. Effective preventative health care and early detection of illness are essential to keep then happy and healthy. Regular health checks provide the perfect opportunity for your pet to be protected against health risks and assessed for any signs of disease.

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Puppy Preventative Healthcare - what's it for?

Preventative healthcare is an essential part of caring for your new puppy. It is far easier and more cost effective to prevent certain conditions, especially in young animals, than it is to treat them after they occur. With some simple steps you can provide your puppy with a happier, healthier life.

 

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Do You Have A New Pet?

During the lockdown period, many people have welcomed a new pet into their homes, and this has allowed plenty of quality time for owners to bond with their pet. However, as life begins to return to normal it is inevitable that pets will have to start adapting to new routines. Owners will need to ensure that during this transition they are able to continue providing for their pet and that the five welfare needs of their pet are met.

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Springtime Toxins

Winter is almost over and soon it will be spring, with all the loveliness it brings. But while you’re out and about, and indeed also at home, you should be aware of a number of Springtime Toxins that can be quite dangerous for your four-legged friends.

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How Do I Know if my Pet is Overweight and What Can I Do About It?

As the holidays sadly come to a close, no doubt you’re feeling quite full of Christmas turkey and New Year’s drinks. Perhaps this year you’re considering sticking to your New Year’s Resolution and going to the gym more often! Unfortunately, overeating is a problem in our pets as well

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What should my Rabbit eat?

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Helping your Pet cope with Fireworks season

Does your dog get scared and anxious when fireworks going off? Find out how you can help them in this article

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Arthritis in Dogs and Cats

What if she's not 'Just getting old'....

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Chalkland Vets Mini Vet workshop

Great fun was had by all the Children at our workshop on 29th May

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Chalkland Vets Open Day

Join us for our open Day on Sunday 11th August

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Whelping in Bitches

Advice on what to expect when your pregnant bitch goes into labour and how to be prepared.

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Should I breed from my bitch?

Are you thinking of breeding from your bitch? If you are a novice to dog breeding, then it is crucially important to become armed with all the facts to ensure responsible breeding.

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Adder Bites in Dogs

Spring time is when Adders come out of Hibernation. Although uncommon, adder bites in dogs can be nasty. Please continue reading to find out more information...

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Pet travel to Europe after Brexit

How to prepare for travel with your pet to any EU country after EU Exit whether the UK leaves the EU with or without a deal.

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Easter Dangers

Easter is a fun time of year but can prove dangerous for our pets

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Spring is in the air

How to keep your pets safe this spring as the weather starts to warm up.

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