One of the most important things we do in our clinic is the practice of preventive medicine. Immunisation, together with other measures such as regular health checks and good nutrition, allows us to minimise the occurrence of disease in your pets. But what is it that we vaccinate against and why do we do it? […]
Cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) disease is one of the most common orthopaedic conditions we see in dogs. Located within the stifle (knee) joint, the cranial cruciate ligament is one of the structures that prevents abnormal movement between femur and tibia bones. Rupture of this ligament causes instability of the stifle joint, resulting in severe pain, […]
It’s coming up to Easter which means, amongst other things, chocolate and lots of it! So what happens if our sweet-toothed four-legged companions help themselves to the bowl of chocolate on the kitchen table? Is chocolate really toxic to dogs? Chocolate is toxic to dogs and other animals, but like with most other toxins the […]
Welcome to our new blog! Expect to find here latest news as to what is happening in the practice with all the quirky photos accompanying them. We will post any interesting cases and pet care information as well. Enjoy!