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Farm Vets and the Coronavirus pandemic

With the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases increasing rapidly on a daily basis, the UK government has been forced to take extraordinary measures in an attempt to slow down the spread of this viral pandemic. The general public have been instructed to remain at home and avoid all unnecessary social contact. This includes working from home wherever possible; however for certain key professions this is not possible. 

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How to get care and medicines for your pet during the coronavirus outbreak

With the Covid-19 outbreak seeming to worsen every day, on Monday evening, the UK government took the decision to ban all but the most essential travel outside the home. While vets are still open - they are classified as essential services under the latest guidance - they are only permitted to see emergencies and urgent cases. So, what’s happening about animal treatment? There are lots of rumours going around so in this short blog, we’re hoping to answer those questions! Please note, while this was correct at time of writing, the situation is changing rapidly… So do check for the most up to date news.

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Will I be able to visit my vet during the Coronavirus outbreak?

The coronavirus outbreak in the UK is happening - this isn’t something we see on our television screens from far away places. Our neighbours, friends and families are at risk. Many of us know people who are suspected or confirmed cases. And carrying on as normal, while admirable in many circumstances, is unhelpful and dangerous now. All businesses and professions are affected by it, but in this blog we’re going to look at how vet practices are likely to be affected, and what you can do to help them until we all come out the other side.

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Is your cat safe from panleukopenia?

This infection in cats confusingly goes by many different names. It is called panleukopenia because infected cats suffer a low white blood cell count (known as panleukopenia). It is also called Feline Infectious Enteritis (FIE), due to its highly infectious nature and effects on the gastrointestinal tract. It is often known simply by the virus that causes this infection, Feline Parvovirus (FPV).

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Best UK Vet 2020

For the last 12 months, vets practices across the UK have been asking their clients for reviews. For the last 12 months, we’ve been frantically counting them up and comparing the results… and now we’re ready to release the results! The months of anxious waiting by vets and practices are at an end - the winner of the 2020 Best UK Vet Award is…

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Why is my rabbit afraid of me?

You probably think Bugs Bunny is a pretty confident character, but I think we can all agree that real life rabbits are quite the opposite - timid and shy, rabbits often prefer to be left alone munching on hay over being cuddled. In fact, some rabbits may even be afraid of their surroundings, sudden noises or even their owners. So what causes fear in these anxious bunnies? In today’s article, we will discuss the causes of fear in rabbits and what you can do to help them be less afraid.
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