Dog with Alabama Rot

Alabama Rot — decoding this devastating dog disease

Alabama Rot has hit the headlines recently — causing concern for anyone who cares about canines.

And while we won’t dismiss the devastating damage it can do to dogs, it’s important to keep informed on the latest developments.

Here are a few crucial facts on the condition’s background, symptoms and treatment.

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Three lost dogs

The Alexandra & Hillyfields guide to… finding a lost animal

Encountering a lost animal can be a confusing and worrying experience. After all, you only want to do what’s best.

To give you a helping hand, here are a few commonly encountered lost animals and what you should do if you find them.

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An Adder

Adder bites: a summer hazard spelling danger for your pet

A fully grown adder is around 50-60cm and will have a dark zig-zag pattern running down the length of its body.

They are usually found in rough, open countryside but can also be spotted at the edge of woodland areas.

They are most active on warmer days and emerge from hibernation in the springtime.

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Countryside

Countryside rules: Enjoy the countryside responsibly with your dog.

Spring is a time for new life, so be aware of pregnant ewes and lambs, calves and baby wildlife when out on your walks with your four-legged friend.

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Dog and Cat

Creaky dogs and quiet cats – how arthritis affects your pets

Arthritis is much more likely to develop as people get older – and it’s no different for cats and dogs.

Age isn’t the only factor in determining the chances of developing arthritis, though, as certain breeds of cats and dogs have a much higher chance of developing it than others.

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Vaccinations

Are your dog’s vaccinations up to date?

There have been some recent outbreaks of Parvovirus in the local area, making this a good opportunity to remind people to check if their dog’s vaccinations are up to date.

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Full-Time Veterinary Nurse Vacancy

We’re hiring: Full-Time Veterinary Nurse, Clevedon and Winscombe

Are you able to provide friendly, service-oriented veterinary care that will satisfy our clients?

Then you could be the ideal newest member of our team.

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Part-Time Vet Vacancy

We’re hiring: Part-Time Vet, Clevedon and Winscombe

Our mission is to provide a friendly, high quality, veterinary service where attention to detail, client’s needs and their pet’s welfare are given the highest priority – and we’re looking for a part-time vet who can fit into our mission statement.

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Charity Christmas Hamper Winners!

We’ve been busy raising money for Streetvet UK by selling raffle tickets to win two luxury hampers for Christmas!

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Rabbit eating grass

Our guide to keeping your rabbit happy over winter

If you’re a rabbit owner, you’ll already know how important their welfare is to you.

But if you’re scratching your head on how they can be looked after during the winter season, this is the blog for you.

Follow our checklist and your rabbit will enjoy this time of the year as though it was the height of summer.

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