6 06, 2022

Metrovet June 6th update

By |2022-06-06T16:46:11+01:00June 6th, 2022|Categories: COVID|Comments Off on Metrovet June 6th update

From 6th June 2022 MetroVet will be closing temporarily and will re-open once suitable staffing levels are achieved. Please contact our local sister practices below for assistance with your pet. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused. Village Vet Palmers Green Village Vet Winchmore Hill Village Vet Southgate Whilst visiting our sister practice, Village Vet, [...]

21 04, 2022

Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month

By |2022-04-21T00:02:33+01:00April 21st, 2022|Categories: general|Comments Off on Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month

We’re celebrating our wonderful nurses; want to join in? Throughout May, we will be raising awareness of the resilience and myriad of jobs our veterinary nurses have within our practice team and the wider veterinary industry. Below you’ll learn what Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month is, the roles our exceptional nurses play on a day-to-day basis [...]

4 04, 2022

How to help your itchy dog

By |2022-04-04T00:59:05+01:00April 4th, 2022|Categories: general|Comments Off on How to help your itchy dog

Have you noticed your dog scratching a bit more than usual? This article covers the common reasons your dog might have itchy skin and some top tips for providing relief. Common dog skin conditions If your dog has started itching and scratching more than usual, it might be due to some of these common issues: [...]

29 03, 2022

Spring bank holiday and The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee opening hours

By |2022-03-29T17:27:19+01:00March 29th, 2022|Categories: general|Comments Off on Spring bank holiday and The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee opening hours

With an extended bank holiday on the horizon, we wanted to let you know that our opening hours may vary from our usual opening hours. Please see below our opening times and our out of hours contact number:  Thursday 2 June 2022 – Spring bank holiday Closed Friday 3 June 2022 – Platinum Jubilee bank [...]

29 03, 2022

Early May Bank Holiday opening hours

By |2022-03-29T18:05:16+01:00March 29th, 2022|Categories: general|Comments Off on Early May Bank Holiday opening hours

With an extended bank holiday here, we wanted to let you know that our opening hours on Monday 2 May 2022 may vary from our usual opening hours. Please see below our opening times and our out of hours contact number. Monday 2 May – CLOSED If your pet needs emergency or out of hours [...]

27 03, 2022

The role of a client care team

By |2022-03-27T21:22:01+01:00March 27th, 2022|Categories: general|Comments Off on The role of a client care team

As with any business, a vet practice needs a strong supporting team for the non-clinical business functions. The client care team will generally be the first and last port of call for pets and their owner. Depending on the size of the practice, this can include: Practice Manager Oversees the general every day running of [...]

23 03, 2022

The role of a patient care assistant (PCA)

By |2022-03-23T23:23:30+00:00March 23rd, 2022|Categories: general|Comments Off on The role of a patient care assistant (PCA)

A patient care assistant works alongside and supports the whole practice team to achieve the highest standards of patient care. Under the direction and supervision of a veterinary surgeon or registered veterinary nurse (RVN) they will assist with monitoring of inpatients, infection control and handling animals safely for procedures such as injections, blood samples, bandage [...]

16 03, 2022

Easter Opening Hours

By |2022-03-16T13:31:29+00:00March 16th, 2022|Categories: general|Comments Off on Easter Opening Hours

Whether you’re planning a weekend break or a few days at home, we will be here over the Easter weekend should you need us; however, our opening hours will vary from our usual times. Please familiarise yourself with our opening times over the Bank Holiday weekend. 15.04.2022 - Good Friday - Closed 16.04.2022 - Closed [...]

16 03, 2022

Spring hazards

By |2022-03-16T01:05:19+00:00March 16th, 2022|Categories: general|Comments Off on Spring hazards

Spring is an exciting time for most of us, pets included! Lighter nights mean more opportunities for being outdoors. To ensure a happy and safe season for your animals, take a minute to make yourself aware of hidden dangers which could lead to a poorly pet. Fleas, ticks and worms Whilst a year-round problem for [...]

15 03, 2022

The role of a Registered Veterinary Nurse

By |2022-03-18T17:43:05+00:00March 15th, 2022|Categories: general|Comments Off on The role of a Registered Veterinary Nurse

Ask most veterinary practices and they will tell you that their Registered Veterinary Nurses (RVNs) are at the very heart of everything they do. Such is the respect for RVNs that a whole month is dedicated to celebrating their roles – Veterinary Nurse Awareness Month takes place every May and is recognised worldwide. Whilst the [...]

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