9 01, 2022

The importance of vaccinations

By |2022-01-09T17:09:53+00:00January 9th, 2022|Categories: general|0 Comments

Let’s look at why annual visits are important for your pet.  My pet only had its primary vaccines, is that okay? It is a misunderstanding amongst some pet owners, that following the vaccination, pets are protected against diseases for the rest of their lives. Unfortunately, that isn’t the case and can cause the expense of [...]

1 01, 2022

Calling all cats aged seven or above! 

By |2022-01-04T11:08:30+00:00January 1st, 2022|Categories: general|0 Comments

Learn more about feline hypertension and book a blood pressure check today… What is feline hypertension? Feline hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, commonly affects cats aged seven years or older. As your cat ages, the risk of developing hypertension increases. Hypertension can often go undetected until it is too late; that is why [...]

23 12, 2021

Preparing your pets for firework season

By |2021-12-23T17:03:10+00:00December 23rd, 2021|Categories: general|Comments Off on Preparing your pets for firework season

Preparing your pets and keeping them safe and calm on bonfire night and other seasonal events. Fireworks are used throughout the year to mark significant seasonal celebrations including Bonfire Night, Halloween, New Year’s Eve and Diwali. Whilst they are enjoyable for humans to watch, pets can often get scared of the loud bangs and bright [...]

7 12, 2021

5 benefits to joining our Pet Health for Life

By |2021-12-07T17:57:09+00:00December 7th, 2021|Categories: general|Comments Off on 5 benefits to joining our Pet Health for Life

As pet owners, we all want the best for our four-legged friends, but we also know that pet ownership can be expensive. By becoming a member of our Pet Health for Life, you can spread the cost of essential healthcare and save money. Here are five great reasons for you and your pet to sign up today! [...]

30 11, 2021

Metrovet November 30 update

By |2021-11-30T00:30:47+00:00November 30th, 2021|Categories: COVID|Comments Off on Metrovet November 30 update

Whilst visiting us, we're here to provide you and your pets with the best experience, in the safest way. Our practice, as always, has extensive hygiene measures in place. We are still encouraging social distancing, face coverings and contactless payments. However, we are very happy to be welcoming you into our consulting rooms and reception [...]

25 11, 2021

Importance of pet insurance

By |2021-11-25T19:21:19+00:00November 25th, 2021|Categories: general|Comments Off on Importance of pet insurance

We believe that pet insurance is an important part of responsible pet ownership. Owning a pet is hugely rewarding, but it can also be expensive if they are to suffer an illness or injury. Having a good pet insurance policy allows you to concentrate on what’s best for your pet while knowing help is there [...]

16 11, 2021

Help us to keep antibiotics working…

By |2021-11-16T15:11:19+00:00November 16th, 2021|Categories: general|Comments Off on Help us to keep antibiotics working…

What is antibiotic resistance? Antibiotic resistance occurs when bacteria develop mechanisms to reduce the effects of the antibiotic. These mechanisms evolve through mutation and adaptation. Mutations can be good or bad for bacteria. In some cases, the mutation kills the bacteria and it may provide the bacteria with a survival advantage. The survival advantage may [...]

4 11, 2021

Holiday season opening hours

By |2021-12-03T14:57:41+00:00November 4th, 2021|Categories: general|Comments Off on Holiday season opening hours

With Christmas around the corner, we wanted to ensure we had our opening times for the festive period in place for you. Please see below our Metrovet opening times over Christmas and New Year. Christmas Eve: 8.30am - 7.00pm Christmas Day: Closed Boxing Day: Closed 27th December: Closed 28th December: Closed New Years Eve: 8.30am [...]

4 11, 2021

Christmas Hazards

By |2021-11-12T00:23:55+00:00November 4th, 2021|Categories: general|Comments Off on Christmas Hazards

We wish you and your pets a very happy festive period. With lots to think about it can be easy to forget the risks that are associated with Christmas and our pets. Most of the risks are present all year round, however, we do see an increase in pets eating hazards materials or foods. Our [...]

4 11, 2021

Better to check…

By |2021-11-04T11:45:13+00:00November 4th, 2021|Categories: general|Comments Off on Better to check…

Finding lumps and bumps in our pets can be worrying. Throughout this article we will provide you with everything you need to know should you find a lump on your pet’s body. We are here for you and your pets and together, we can help them live happier, healthier lives. We will go over the [...]

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