Archive

24
Feb
2015

Dental Disease in Dogs

Dental disease is one of the commonest routine conditions we see in our dogs.  Some dogs can go through the whole of their life without building up much plaque and tartar whilst other dogs, particularly the toy breeds will have significant tartar by the age of 2 years.  Plaque and tartar is a combination of food debris and bacteria. Bacteria... View Article

10
Feb
2015

Antifreeze and pets – warning and advice

Sadly we see a number of antifreeze poisoning cases in Bridgwater and Burnham-On-Sea each year. Anti-freeze is very tasty to cats and dogs, but it is also very toxic.  The Animal Health Trust has produced a useful guide to antifreeze and pets which we wanted to share with you. If you think your pet has been poisoned, then please seek veterinary help immediately.  Common... View Article

3
Feb
2015

Blake Vets Charity for 2015

Every year the Blake Veterinary Group staff choose a charity for the practice to support. In the past we have raised money for Hounds for Heroes and PetSavers. This year, we have chosen the Bridgwater branch of the Cats Protection. Cats Protection branches are run solely by volunteers who give up their spare time to raise money towards the care... View Article