News

Looking after your pet rabbit in the current environment

29/05/2020

Having been in lockdown, and with schools closed for almost ten weeks, there has been a surge in parents getting rabbits for their children. The general docile nature of rabbits makes it seem like they can be looked after by young children with minimal supervision. However, there are many things to consider before welcoming a… Read more »

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Has your pet made lockdown pawesome? Pamper them at home!

21/05/2020

Our pets really are our best friends and they’ve been by our sides helping to keep us company throughout lockdown. They truly are amazing creatures! So, if you’re looking to give your furry friend an extra special treat to thank them for their loyalty, love and constant affection, then Sainsbury’s Bank have created a lovely… Read more »

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VN Awareness – nurse profile

20/05/2020

May is Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month, a whole month dedicated to raising awareness of the veterinary nursing profession and the vital role they play in animal care and treatment. Coral is our Senior Veterinary Nurse at Village Vet Potters Bar and she kindly took time out to tell us about life as a vet nurse.… Read more »

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How owning a pet can be good for your mental health

18/05/2020

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… Read more »

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75th VE Day Anniversary – Animals in War

07/05/2020

On this VE Day, it will be 75 years since the guns fell silent at the end of the war in Europe. The 75th anniversary will provide us with an opportunity to reflect on the bravery and sacrifice of people from all walks of life. It is equally important to consider the role animals played… Read more »

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Bank Holiday

07/05/2020

With VE Day Bank Holiday coming up, our opening hours will vary from our usual times. Please visit the individual practice pages for details.  You can depend on our 24 hour services at: Village Vet Hampstead Village Vet St Albans Village Vet Whittlesford Village Vet Milton Our Village Vet Winchmore Hill practice will also be… Read more »

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