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5
Mar
2018

Beware sleepy adders in the Spring

Adders are relatively common in areas of rough, open countryside and are often associated with woodland edge habitats. The adder is the only native venomous snake in the UK. They are less inclined to disappear into the surrounding undergrowth when disturbed and so are probably the most frequently seen of the three British snakes. With the rise in temperature during... View Article

5
Mar
2018

Brave Pet Scarlette – diabetes and pancreatitis

Scarlette is a 10 year old Weimeraner who lives with another Weimeraner, Mackenzie.  Over the years Scarlette has generally been a very healthy dog, but she presented to the surgery in January having had an increase in thirst and had started urinating in the house overnight. A simple dipstick test on her urine suggested likely diabetes and this was confirmed... View Article