Archive

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 surgeries in Bridgwater and Burnham-on-Sea. 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... 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 in Bridgwater

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