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25
Nov
2014

Nurse Clinics at Blake Vets

 Did you know that Blake Vets nurses regularly hold free advice clinics in Bridgwater and Burnham-on-Sea on: Puppy and Kitten advice pre first vaccination with the vet – this gives you the opportunity to discuss the best puppy/kitten diet for your new pet, socialisation for your puppy, worming, flea treatment and how best to settle your pet into their new... View Article

18
Nov
2014

Hypertension (high blood pressure) in dogs and cats

Hypertension is an increase in your pets’ normal blood pressure. Blood pressure is defined as the force generated within the body’s blood vessels by the beating of its heart. The higher the resistance within the blood vessels, the higher the blood pressure will be and vice versa. As in people, hypertension can and does lead to a host of medical... View Article

14
Nov
2014

Veterinary Nurses – the unsung heroes of our practice!

In the Blake Vets practices in Bridgwater and Burnham-on-Sea there are a total of 10 veterinary nurses.  6 of whom are Registered Veterinary Nurses i.e. they have completed their studies and passed all their exams and 4 Student Veterinary Nurses who are at various stages in their training. There are two options to take when choosing to train as a veterinary nurse. ... View Article

4
Nov
2014

The Minefield that is Pet Insurance

If your pet has an accident or serious illness, the veterinary surgeon’s bill may be a cost you cannot afford. Owning a pet is a privilege and you must take account of the costs of seeing a vet when taking on this responsibility. Pet Insurance mainly provides cover for veterinary fees if your pet is injured or becomes ill and... View Article