29 05, 2020

Preparing your pet for life after lockdown

By |2020-07-07T18:18:47+01:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: general|Comments Off on Preparing your pet for life after lockdown

How do you feel about the relaxation of the lockdown restrictions? Relieved? Anxious? If we could ask our pets the same question, we’re fairly certain their answers would put them in one of two camps; those who are looking forward to the peace and quiet and those dreading not being with us 24/7. If your [...]

18 05, 2020

How owning a pet can be good for your mental health

By |2020-05-18T17:08:40+01:00May 18th, 2020|Categories: general|Comments Off on How owning a pet can be good for your mental health

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week here in the UK, so we wanted to explore the connection between pet ownership and mental health. Thankfully, in more recent times, the conversation about mental health is more open and honest than ever. Members of the Royal family have spoken out about their own mental health issues and act [...]

5 05, 2020

Deaf awareness week – the important role of dogs

By |2020-05-05T16:42:22+01:00May 5th, 2020|Categories: general|Comments Off on Deaf awareness week – the important role of dogs

We love dogs; they’re amazing companions - fun, loving, and they bring us lots of joy. But for some people their dog is more than just a pet – they’re a lifeline. Most of us are familiar with Guide Dogs, who are bred and trained to help people with visual impairments navigate their way around [...]

4 05, 2020

Protect your pet from the sun

By |2020-05-04T18:44:32+01:00May 4th, 2020|Categories: general|Comments Off on Protect your pet from the sun

As we head into the summer months and temperatures start rising, it’s important to remember that your pets are most vulnerable at this time to many injuries and illnesses which are brought on by hot weather, including sunburn, footpad burns, dehydration and the most dangerous of all, heatstroke. While heat stress is more common [...]

1 05, 2020

Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month

By |2020-05-01T20:45:49+01:00May 1st, 2020|Categories: general|Comments Off on Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month

May is Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month. This campaign, led by the British Veterinary Nursing Association (BVNA), aims to raise awareness of the importance of the role of the veterinary nursing profession to the public. Veterinary nurses are an integral part of the veterinary team at Metrovet, and are vital for the smooth running of any veterinary [...]

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