23 02, 2021

Metrovet COVID-19 (Coronavirus) February 2021 Update

By |2021-02-23T11:35:57+00:00February 23rd, 2021|Categories: COVID|0 Comments

Following the recent ‘stay at home’ and lockdown orders issued on 4th January 2021, we are continuing to offer a full a range of services for our patients, whilst adhering to COVID-19 safety guidelines. As a practice, we have adopted a contactless approach to appointments. We will continue to provide the same high-quality services with [...]

21 02, 2021

Pet skin conditions

By |2021-02-21T01:30:53+00:00February 21st, 2021|Categories: general|0 Comments

Skin disease is quite common amongst pets, as up to 25% of small animal consultations relate to skin issues. Part of the reason why skin conditions are so common is that skin only reacts in certain ways despite many different causes. Don't forget, ears are lined with skin as well. Skin conditions cause irritation and [...]

21 02, 2021

Tick, flea, and worm prevention for cats

By |2021-02-21T01:25:55+00:00February 21st, 2021|Categories: general|0 Comments

Your feline friend can always be at risk of contracting parasites with them being ever-present in our environment. However, regularly providing them with tick, flea and worm treatment is the best way to  protect them, your home and yourselves from infestation. Ticks Ticks are 8 legged creatures related to spiders and are most commonly found [...]

21 02, 2021

Tick, flea, and worm prevention for dogs

By |2021-02-21T01:13:12+00:00February 21st, 2021|Categories: general|0 Comments

Your beloved dog is at risk of contracting parasites as they are ever-present in our environment, but you can keep your pet safe by regularly providing them with tick, flea and worm treatment. Ticks Ticks are related to spiders and have eight legs. There are several different ticks species, and they vary in size from [...]

21 02, 2021

Tortoise parasite prevention

By |2021-02-21T01:07:32+00:00February 21st, 2021|Categories: general|0 Comments

Do you have a tortoise? If so, it is recommended to have a worm count carried out on your tortoise twice a year. A worm count can be carried out by obtaining a faecal sample, which can be tested in practice. It is common for tortoises to have a low-level worm burden; however, when this [...]

21 02, 2021

How to choose a scratching post for your cat

By |2021-02-21T01:01:29+00:00February 21st, 2021|Categories: general|0 Comments

Scratching posts are essential items for cats. They provide a dedicated place for your cat to scratch and ensure that your walls and soft furnishings avoid unnecessary damage. There are many different types of scratching posts available suitable for all budgets. Some may come with hiding places, platforms at different heights and dangling toys. Things [...]

13 02, 2021

Rabbit space requirements

By |2021-02-13T00:38:11+00:00February 13th, 2021|Categories: general|Comments Off on Rabbit space requirements

When purchasing your rabbit, it is important to consider the amount of space they require carefully. The RSPCA advises that rabbits need the below as a minimum space requirement for two averaged sized rabbits. Of course, if you can provide more space, that is even better for your rabbit’s welfare. Top tips: It is important [...]

12 02, 2021

How do you show your pet affection?

By |2021-02-12T22:57:07+00:00February 12th, 2021|Categories: general|Comments Off on How do you show your pet affection?

Showing your pet that you love and care for them doesn’t have to be complicated. We have pulled together some simple ideas of ways to show your pet that you love them. Keep active together  Exercise not only benefits your physical and mental wellbeing but your pets too. Spend quality time together by taking your [...]

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