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12 06, 2020

Keeping your dog safe during car travel

By |2020-06-12T13:05:00+01:00June 12th, 2020|Categories: general|Comments Off on Keeping your dog safe during car travel

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 [...]

8 06, 2020

Diabetes Week – 8 to 14 June 2020

By |2020-06-08T01:51:14+01:00June 8th, 2020|Categories: general|Comments Off on Diabetes Week – 8 to 14 June 2020

Know the facts, reduce the risk Spotting the signs of diabetes in your pets is crucial as just like us, our pets can suffer from the complex disease, but it isn’t always easily identifiable. During Diabetes Week, we wanted to raise awareness and share some advice about how you can help your pet by understanding what diabetes [...]

1 06, 2020

Metrovet COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update (June 1, 2020)

By |2020-06-24T13:17:05+01:00June 1st, 2020|Categories: COVID|Comments Off on Metrovet COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update (June 1, 2020)

As of 1 June 2020, we can now offer additional services for our patients, while still adhering to COVID-19 social distancing rules. Any additional services we can offer will depend on a risk assessment which considers the safety of our clients and teams along with the welfare of your pet. We have been preparing for [...]

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 [...]

17 04, 2020

Puppy Development during COVID-19

By |2020-04-17T16:09:19+01:00April 17th, 2020|Categories: general|Comments Off on Puppy Development during COVID-19

Are you wondering how to safely socialise your new puppy during the coronavirus lockdown? We’ve put together a few tips for all new puppy parents. As we all do our best to stay safe and comply with the government’s lockdown restrictions, puppies are likely to have their primary vaccination course later than usual. This delay [...]

16 04, 2020

How to tackle ticks – during the warmer months

By |2020-04-16T18:10:52+01:00April 16th, 2020|Categories: general|Comments Off on How to tackle ticks – during the warmer months

Want to know the facts and how to avoid ticks this season? As we approach the warmer months, when ticks like to make an appearance, we wanted to give our pet owners a head start in preparing to tackle ticks! Ticks live in tall grass and wooded areas such as trees, shrubs and leaf piles, [...]

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