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

07/06/2022

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… Read more »

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Grass seed dangers to cats and dogs

04/06/2022

Grass seeds are a common problem during the spring and summer months. While your pet explores the outdoors, grass seed can easily brush off the tops of long grass stems onto their bodies. The seeds have pointed ends and are exceptionally sharp, so they become trapped in your pet’s fur and due to their shape… Read more »

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

29/03/2022

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 Open 24 hours (Village Vet Hampstead, Village Vet St… Read more »

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Early May Bank Holiday opening hours

29/03/2022

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. Open 24 hours (Village Vet Hampstead, Village Vet St Albans, Village Vet Milton), Village… Read more »

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The role of a client care team

27/03/2022

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… Read more »

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The role of a patient care assistant (PCA)

23/03/2022

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… Read more »

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