FREE AGE CONCERN APPONTMENTSEnded (Ended on 10th Feb 2017)
Another year older- is it starting to show?http://churchcroftvet.co.uk/our-services/emergency-vets
New year is often a time to review and perhaps realise that our youngsters are not so young anymore. From the age of seven the aging process begins in our furry friends.
Everyone can see when pets are ancient but the earlier signs of ageing are more subtle. Early recognition of ageing changes can allow for appropriate life style changes to be mad... Read More
FREE VET CONSULTS FOR FIREWORKSEnded (Ended on 31st Dec 2016)
FIREWORKS – DON’T LET YOUR DOG SUFFER NEEDLESSLY
The fireworks season lasts from late October to New year these days with Guy Fawkes night usually lasting a couple of weeks followed by sporadic bursts until a spectacular finale at New year. Unfortunately, it’s a rubbish time of year for many dogs and cats (and let’s not forget rabbits and guinea pigs out in the garden) who are petrified of the bangs and flashes. Some dogs in particular are v... Read More
Charity Christmas Quiz and Bake Off – help raise money for injured animals.Ended (Ended on 15th Dec 2016)
Get into the Christmas spirit and help animals in need by joining in with Churchcroft’s Christmas quiz- there’s Champagne for the winner!
Alongside the quiz, as is now traditional here at Christmas, there will be a mince pie competition to be judged to assess which of Churchcroft’s team have the best baking skills. Of course there will also be mulled wine to help the brain cells fire up for the quiz questions.
The quiz is animal based and... Read More
FREE VET CONSULTATION- Early Christmas present for your best friendEnded (Ended on 10th Dec 2016)
ARTHRITIS AWARENESS MONTH (Early Christmas Gift For Your Best Friend)
As the days get colder and wetter, many arthritic pets start to show more signs of stiffness and slowing down.
As arthritic pets are usually older pets this is often incorrectly interpreted as signs of aging. However, unlike aging, arthritis can be treated effectively. With a personalised regime, even very stiff and sore patients can be helped to become comfortable and mobil... Read More
Dog Lung Wormer OFFEREnded (Ended on 31st Aug 2016)
Dog owners, are you lungworm aware?
Following the recent death of a dog in Nottingham caused by lungworm infestation, reported in the Nottingham Post, we are continuing their push to make sure all dog owners are well informed about this serious problem.
Lungworm has been spreading across the U.K. for many years now and we have seen tw... Read More
Rabbit Awareness Week- Free examinations and adviceEnded (Ended on 18th Jun 2016)
Have you got a happy hopper? Would you know if your bunny had a low grade health disorder? Do you know what preventative care you need to arrange to keep your rabbit in good health? Research by the PDSA shows that most rabbit owners can only recognise a problem when their bunny is very poorly. Rabbit Awareness Week aims to address this.
We are supporting Rabbit Awareness Week with free health checks for rabbits and a free rabbit information day on... Read More
Protect your pet – and your pocket!Ended (Ended on 5th Jun 2016)
2016 has seen some real changes for pet owners in Nottingham. There is a new law now in force with a £500 fine for those who have not microchipped their dogs.
In addition, Churchcroft Veterinary Centre has identified a tick that is new to the area and has the potential to spread devastating disease especially amongst dogs.
This is therefore a really important time to make sure you are fully up to date with preventative care for your pet.
Fort... Read More
By Law all dogs must be microchipped by the 6th of AprilEnded (Ended on 10th Apr 2016)
To help avoid the £500 fine we have a choice of microchips on special offer to choose from, ranging from £10-£25
The law has been brought in to reduce the shocking number of stray dogs in the U.K. and hence reduce the number of traffic accidents and other problems to which stray dogs contribute.
To help ensure that all dogs are legally compliant by the due date, here at Churchcroft we have offers on two types of microchip.
The basic micro... Read More
Make sure your puppy grows up into a well-rounded individualEnded (Ended on 31st Mar 2016)
Did you know that puppies have a critical learning period before 12 weeks old?
During that first 12 weeks they will accept new experiences without fear which prevents a lot of problems that owners of unsocialised puppies experience. Poorly socialised puppies can be aggressive to other dogs or fearful and yappy.
Puppies that are well socialised as youngsters become more sociable adult dogs who are easier to walk amongst other dogs and are genera... Read More
The practice has been completely rebuilt with new consulting rooms, a new theatre, a new imaging suite, new kennels and a reception that has doubled in size. All the public areas and kennels are fully air conditioned too.
For a long time we have been wanting to expand the practice to reflect the type of modern medicine and surgery that we offer. Thankfully we’re almost there. There has been a huge amount of work and considerable disruption for our staff and clients during the process but it ...
We are now well into the final phase of our all new surgery! Whilst the new waiting room is being built, complete with quieter areas for nervous pets, we have a temporary waiting room and reception at the rear of the building.
We are open as usual and as always George or Jon are available on the phone 24 hours a day should you have an emergency.
George has recently found a dog carrying a tick called Dermacentor Reticulatus which it had caught in Bramcote. There are some frequently asked questions addressed below.
1) Where did the dog catch the tick?
A – The dog caught the tick in Bramcote Woods. She had not been walked anywhere else for several days.
2) Was the dog that was carrying the tick unwell?
A - Yes. The dog was off colour, not wanting to run around. She is doing well now though.
3) What was different ab...
Work has started on the extension to the practice. This is due to complete in February 2016. We are really excited about the extended kennels and operating area along with the refurbishment that we will have when the work is finished.Read More
We are all pleased to announce the launch of our new website, designed by a local web design company in Nottingham; getyouonline.co.uk. Our new website offers a place for new and existing clients to keep up to date with the latest news and events from our practice.
In addition to this, we will also be updating the website regularly with special offers, nutritional advice and healthcare tips for your beloved pets. Stay tuned for more updates soon....
The practice has been completely rebuilt with new consulting rooms, a new theatre, a new imaging suite, new kennels and a reception that has doubled i...Read More
Work has started on the extension to the practice. This is due to complete in February 2016. We are really excited about the extended kennels and ope...Read More
Thank you for the card and kindness you gave us and thank you for all the love and care that you gave Travis throughout his later years. He was a great friend to many and we miss him very much.Read More
Thank you all for your assistance with 4-Sox through all of her visits to your practice and thank you especially for all of your kindness.Read More
We have been with George, Julia and the team for 7 years. George and his team have always been very professional, honest and genuinely caring with us and our two amazing dogs. We are going thro...Read More
Julie & Peter Cox
George and Lisa you were amazing last Thursday, I can not even begin to thank you enough. You've looked after him ever since I had him and he's been everywhere with me including work, he ha...Read More
We moved to Chilwell and brought Oz, our cat, to George for the first time in the summer of 2015 for his vaccinations and annual “MOT”. We didn’t know it at the time, but it would be the ...Read More