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Fear of Fireworks

Prepare for the 5th November The firework season can be a scary time for your pets. Statistics show that over half of pets suffer stress or fear as a result of fireworks. It is important to prepare early and help your pets reduce the stressful effects of the strange...

It is grass seed season!

In the summer months, grass seeds can become a real problem. They commonly bury themselves in paws and ears where they attach to the long hair, before making their way down into the dog’s skin which can cause an infection. This is extremely painful for the dog, making...

Pet travel changes

While we’re still in the EU, your pet’s blue pet passport will still be valid. It allows your pet to travel to and from the EU and between different EU countries. What could happen after Brexit with pet travel? There are three potential scenarios for travelling...

*Golden Graham’s Story*

Story kindly shared by Newbury Cat’s Protection GKG Vets in Kingsclere asked us to take in a stray they had called Graham. He was microchipped but it wasn’t registered with any European database. Outside of Europe, Dubai, in Graham’s case, it becomes...

May is feline hypertension month

Hypertension (high blood pressure) is common, particularly in older cats and can result in damage to blood vessels. The blood vessels in the retina of the eye are particularly sensitive to hypertensive or high blood pressure damage, which may result in retinal...