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Is the RCVS Practice Standards Scheme important?
New Pet
Is the RCVS Practice Standards Scheme important?
Choosing a Veterinary practice for the first time can be quite an overwhelming task. A quick search in your local area is likely to give you a wide selection of results to choose from. There can be lots of factors for yo…
July 15, 2021 • 35 shares
Where are all the vets? Vet practices forced to close their doors under the strain of a recruitment crisis…
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Where are all the vets? Vet practices forced to close their doors under the strain of a recruitment crisis…
We get more and more comments from pet owners saying that they can’t find a vet. Yes, in an emergency, someone will pretty much always see their animal - even if it’s nearly an hour’s drive and they have to pay a steep s…
July 12, 2021 • 16756 shares • 19 comments
Is Covid really common in dogs and cats?
Controversial topics
Is Covid really common in dogs and cats?
There seems to be lots of news on Covid in animals this week - and most of it looks on the surface to be really bad news. So, as the UK opens up again and the Delta variant spreads through populations - is your pet likel…
July 5, 2021
Who is looking after my pet when I leave them at the vet’s overnight?
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Who is looking after my pet when I leave them at the vet’s overnight?
Have you ever had to leave your pet at the vet’s overnight? Did you wonder how often they would be checked? Did you ask the vet about this? If you knew that there would be no one in the practice building overnight whilst…
June 29, 2021
Rise in feline pancytopenia cases, what should cat owners do?
Cats
Rise in feline pancytopenia cases, what should cat owners do?
You may be aware that in recent weeks there have been a growing number of cases of feline pancytopenia. To date, the concern has centred on certain types of cat food. Understandably, it is causing some worry to pet owner…
June 21, 2021 • 368 shares
How dogs can benefit from a home-cooked diet - Q&A with VetChef founder Joe Inglis
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How dogs can benefit from a home-cooked diet - Q&A with VetChef founder Joe Inglis
Have you ever considered home-cooked meals for your dog? We spoke with Joe Inglis, founder of VetChef, about how he wants to make it easier for pet owners to feed their dog nutritious food they’ll love.  If that nam…
June 18, 2021 • 167 shares
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