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With the onset of colder weather, certain conditions that affect our pets can start to worsen. One of these conditions is Osteoarthritis (or OA for short) and below we take a closer look at the disorder and what can be done if your dog is diagnosed with it. What is OA? Osteoarthritis is a disorder… Read more »

As the weather gets colder, you and your pet may be spending more time indoors on the sofa. The lack of exercise can have a negative impact on the physical and mental wellbeing of both you and your pet. With ongoing limitations to outdoor activities because of COVID-19, knowing how to keep your pet fit… Read more »

Halloween can be a fun-filled time of the year for all the family; however, the many unfamiliar sights and sounds can make it a stressful occasion for our pets. Therefore, we have focussed on a few points to be aware of as we approach the day itself: Hide the treats One thing about Halloween that… Read more »

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 »

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 during… Read more »

Making the decision to get a new pet can be challenging. This tool can help you!