26 03, 2021

Neutering puppies and kittens

By |2021-03-26T17:00:58+00:00March 26th, 2021|Categories: general|0 Comments

Did you know...neutering can have significant healthcare benefits for your pet? Here are just a few of the benefits… Kittens It is usual for male kittens to be castrated from around four months of age before they start developing habits such as urine marking around the house. Female kittens come in to heat every three [...]

26 03, 2021

Keeping your dog safe whilst out and about this summer

By |2021-03-26T03:46:10+00:00March 26th, 2021|Categories: general|0 Comments

If you're planning on getting out and about in the UK this summer, whether just for the day or for a longer period, we have some tips and advice for you and your pet. With so many dog-friendly campsites, holiday cottages, hotels and caravans available, your dog will enjoy the adventure just as much as [...]

25 03, 2021

The importance of parasite prevention

By |2021-03-25T23:10:40+00:00March 25th, 2021|Categories: general|0 Comments

Parasite prevention is an integral part of taking good care of your cat or dog. Parasites also pose a threat to human health. Some pet parasites cause zoonotic infections, which means they can be transferred from pets to people. Where and when can my pet get infected by parasites? Dogs and cats can get parasites [...]

25 03, 2021

Protect your pet from the sun

By |2021-03-25T23:36:57+00:00March 25th, 2021|Categories: general|0 Comments

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 [...]

25 03, 2021

Keeping your dog safe during car travel

By |2021-03-25T23:52:28+00:00March 25th, 2021|Categories: general|0 Comments

It’s hard not to smile when you see a dog with its head out of the window in a travelling car. They look so happy and carefree! But travelling with an unrestrained dog could be a real risk – to them, to you, and to other drivers. If you’re going to be out and about [...]

25 03, 2021

Top 10 hazards to watch out for this summertime to protect your pets

By |2021-03-26T03:05:43+00:00March 25th, 2021|Categories: general|0 Comments

Summer brings longer days, warmer climates, new adventures and outdoor socialising, which with pets in tow, can be made even more enjoyable! However, when the temperatures rise, the dangers to our pets increase too. To keep pets safe, you should be aware of potential hazards, as well as some top tips to help prevent your pet from endangering themselves throughout the [...]

25 03, 2021

The importance of microchipping your pet

By |2021-03-26T03:04:49+00:00March 25th, 2021|Categories: general|0 Comments

Keeping our pets safe is important to all of us as pet owners. They trust us with their care and protection and, as well as feeding, exercising and cuddling them, that includes identifying them so that we can be reunited if we are parted. A microchip literally identifies your pet as belonging to you. It [...]

25 03, 2021

Going to the beach with your dog this summer?

By |2021-03-26T03:44:22+00:00March 25th, 2021|Categories: general|0 Comments

With restrictions on holidays abroad and ongoing updates to the quarantine list, many people are opting for a ‘staycation’ in the UK this year. If your summer plans involve a trip to one of our beautiful beaches and your dog is lucky enough to be joining you, here are some things to be mindful of: [...]

23 03, 2021

Metrovet COVID-19 (Coronavirus) March 2021 Update

By |2021-03-23T16:08:44+00:00March 23rd, 2021|Categories: COVID|Comments Off on Metrovet COVID-19 (Coronavirus) March 2021 Update

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 [...]

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