News

14
Oct
2014

Our Waiting Room Toys

If you haven’t visited our waiting area recently then please feel free to pop in and take a look.  We sell a large range of KONG Toys which we believe are the best toys for your cat and dog.  KONG Toys are designed to encourage healthy physical and mental development and to reinforce appropriate behaviour. The KONG Classic has been the... View Article

30
Sep
2014

Why you should not eat an iphone charger!

This is Chuck – a 12 week old Jack Russell x Pug. He was brought into our surgery at the beginning of September in a very poorly way. His tummy was bloated, wasn’t eating and poorly responsive to stimulation. The clients were initially asked to prepare themselves for the worst as Chuck was so poorly.  They wanted to do everything possible for him,... View Article

24
Sep
2014

Lost and Found pets

We regularly get stray animals brought into our surgery. The most common pet we get are cats but occasionally we get the odd exotic such as the ferret in the photo and a bearded dragon! If you find a stray animal and it is not injured then we advise you take the following action: Cats – make an appointment to bring them to the... View Article

16
Sep
2014

Arthritis and the benefits of Hydrotherapy

Arthritis is probably one of the most common conditions we see in our older dogs and less commonly cats.  It is a chronic i.e. long standing and progressive condition that is seen more commonly in certain breeds e.g. Labradors, German Shepherds,  Golden Retrievers to name but a few.  Arthritis cannot be cured but can be successfully managed with a combination of weight... View Article

9
Sep
2014

Puppy Training

A really important part of owning a puppy is making sure they are well socialised and well behaved in public.  As their owner, you are responsible for their actions!  The best way of making sure you achieve this is to book your puppy into puppy training and socialisation classes.  We hold classes at our Bridgwater surgery on a Wednesday and... View Article

2
Sep
2014

New puppy and kitten?

Bringing a new puppy or kitten home is an exciting but also daunting time as there is so much to learn about – when and what to worm and flea treat with, when to have neutered, what to feed and so much more!  Our Veterinary Nurses have years of experience between them both in consulting and advising clients on a... View Article

25
Jul
2014

Stevie the Bearded Dragon – a Blake Vets brave pet

Stevie, a female Bearded Dragon, was found in a car park in Bridgwater and brought into Blake Vets. When she arrived she was thin, her eyes were stuck together and she was quiet and depressed. Three weeks later she was a different dragon and was rehomed to one of our vet nurses to join Stumpy, who is another Bearded Dragon, and... View Article

20
Jul
2014

Widget the cat – a Blake Vets brave pet

Widget is an 8 month old ginger and white cat, who was brought into our surgery as an emergency appointment having been hit by a car.  He had injuries to his jaw and a fractured leg. Unfortunately his owners were unable to afford treatment and he was signed over to us. One of our members of staff soon fell in... View Article

20
Jul
2014

Blake Vets launches new website

Blake Vets are very excited to launch our new logo and website. Our new logo now has a modern look that retains the caring, friendly and professional values that are so important to us all at Blake Vets. The website now looks great on all desktops, tablets and smartphones. The site has all the useful information from our old website and you can... View Article