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 »
How do you feel about the relaxation of the lockdown restrictions? Relieved? Anxious? If we could ask our pets the same question, we’re fairly certain their answers would put them in one of two camps; those who are looking forward to the peace and quiet and those dreading not being with us 24/7. If your… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Following new guidance, from 14th April, some additional services can be offered to our patients, while still following COVID-19 guidelines and strict social distancing. Any additional services we can offer will depend on a risk assessment which considers the safety of our clients and teams with the welfare of your pet, to ensure the most appropriate course of action is determined. Of course, Village Vet continue to be physically open for urgent and emergency cases.