Alabama Rot Awareness


Alabama Rot, also known as Cutaneous and Renal Glomerular Vasculopathy (CRGV), is a rare but serious and potentially life-threatening disease that affects dogs. While it’s relatively rare, it’s crucial for dog owners to be aware of this condition, understand what it is, and learn how to protect their furry companions from it. In this blog,… Read more »

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Are conkers poisonous to dogs?


Navigating autumn’s hidden hazards: Can dogs eat conkers? As the vibrant autumn leaves begin to fall, our canine companions eagerly join us in exploring the wonders of autumn. Amidst this picturesque backdrop, one common autumn sight is the iconic conker – the intriguing, shiny chestnut-like seed from horse chestnut trees. Conkers possess a charming allure… Read more »

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Overjoyed owner reunited with cat that went missing 50 miles away, thanks to microchipping!


An overjoyed cat lover has described the magical moment when she was reunited with her missing moggy seven weeks after he had mysteriously disappeared.   Roxane Liddell, from North London, had searched endlessly for five-year-old Mart, putting up posters highlighting his disappearance online and regularly driving around the local area calling out his name.   She admitted… Read more »

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7 behaviours to look out for in a new puppy


Bringing a new puppy into your home can be an exciting and rewarding experience, but it’s important to be prepared for the behaviours that may come with it. Here are 7 behaviours to look out for in a new puppy, to get you better prepared for your new family addition… Chewing Puppies have a natural… Read more »

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Is corn on the cob safe for your dog?


Our Guide to Knowing The Dangers of Corn and When You Should Visit Your Local Vet We all love to share a delicious BBQ with our furry friends, but is it really safe to share some of our favourites, such as corn on the cob, with them? Here we explore the potential risk factors of… Read more »

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Veterinary Nurse, Tess pays tribute to career progression at Village Vet


A dedicated veterinary nurse has paid tribute to the career progression opportunities made available to her after taking on a senior role overseeing nursing care at five north London practices.   Tess Taylor, who worked at Village Vet’s Garden Suburb practice, in East Finchley, was lead nurse at the practice for three years before taking on… Read more »

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Saltwater poisoning in dogs: Symptoms to look out for


Many dog owners enjoy spending time at the beach, allowing their furry friends to frolic in the waves and enjoy the sun. While the beach can be a fun and refreshing experience, it’s important to be aware of the potential dangers, including saltwater poisoning. If your dog ingests saltwater, it can lead to significant health… Read more »

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Lily poisoning: Protecting your pets from a hidden danger


Lilies are a favourite flower of many, often adorning our homes and gardens. However, many pet owners are unaware of the significant danger these flowers pose to their beloved furry friends. While lilies may seem harmless, certain species can be highly toxic to cats and, to a lesser extent, dogs. In this blog post, we… Read more »

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Everything You Need To Know About Walking Your Dog In The Rain


It’s important to know that there are ways to walk your dog in the rain comfortably for both you and your dog. Dogs have sensitive senses, and the sound and smell of rain can be overwhelming for some. Most dogs won’t mind walking in the rain. In fact some will gain enjoyment from doing so.… Read more »

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Springtime Allergies in Pets: Symptoms and Treatments


Springtime allergies are not simply a problem for people; they can also affect pets. Pets can experience seasonal allergies in the springtime, just like people can. To keep their furry friends healthy and comfortable, it’s good for pet owners to know about the signs of springtime allergies in pets and how to treat them. The… Read more »

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