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COVID-19- working together to protect our community

2020-04-21T13:19:53+00:00

COVID-19 What I Need to Know Your pets need not suffer during the Covid-19 outbreak *** Many of the restrictions have now been lifted *** At Churchcroft Vets we are committed to continuing to provide necessary health care to our patients. To reduce client movements we are delaying just a few types of procedure to

COVID-19- working together to protect our community2020-04-21T13:19:53+00:00

Wet Winter Makes Conditions Ideal For Alabama Rot!

2020-02-24T13:39:18+00:00

Take no chances, Alabama rot is a serious disease that resides in wet muddy locations. This winter being exceptionally wet, the conditions for Alabama rot are higher than ever. Two years ago Alabama rot claimed the life of a beautiful Labrador not far from us. The dog is thought to have contracted the fatal disease

Wet Winter Makes Conditions Ideal For Alabama Rot!2020-02-24T13:39:18+00:00

It’s Just Old Age Isn’t It?

2020-03-04T10:35:12+00:00

Take advantage of a Free Arthritis Check with a vet, as whilst it’s cold and wet stiff joints are at their worst. Make sure your companion is not suffering! FREE ARTHRITIS CHECKS with a vet for dogs and cats are available at Churchcroft Vets until April 24th 2020. So much more can be done, from

It’s Just Old Age Isn’t It?2020-03-04T10:35:12+00:00

Warning: High numbers of dogs are suffering from a violent gastroenteritis bug in the Midlands and beyond!

2020-02-24T14:28:29+00:00

Warning: High numbers of dogs are suffering from a violent gastroenteritis bug in the Midlands and beyond! At Churchcroft we are seeing a higher than usual occurrence of gastroenteritis in dogs which is fitting with a wider phenomenon as reported by The Small Animal Veterinary Surveillance Network (SAVSNET).  So far we have found that the

Warning: High numbers of dogs are suffering from a violent gastroenteritis bug in the Midlands and beyond!2020-02-24T14:28:29+00:00

Laser Therapy

2020-02-20T15:26:49+00:00

Laser therapy- the drug free approach to keeping your pet moving and happy. As our clients know- we are an evidence based vet practice offering the highest standards in veterinary care. As laser has reached this all important benchmark, we are pleased to be able to offer this for the pets under our care. Benefits

Laser Therapy2020-02-20T15:26:49+00:00

What is Kidney Disease and what can be done to help?

2020-02-18T13:54:43+00:00

What is Kidney Disease and what can be done to help? Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is the most common kidney condition in cats. Importantly some kidney function has usually been lost by the time there are symptoms visible for owners to notice. Therefore, we routinely check all our health plan members every year with a

What is Kidney Disease and what can be done to help?2020-02-18T13:54:43+00:00

Hyperthyroid in Focus on Cats

2020-02-18T13:55:36+00:00

Hyperthyroidism in Focus Hyperthyroidism is an extremely common disease of older cats, occurring in about 1 in 10 cats over the age of 10, and unusually for most diseases appears to be more common in moggies than purebreds. It is a progressive disease that does a lot of damage to various organs, so it’s an

Hyperthyroid in Focus on Cats2020-02-18T13:55:36+00:00

Lung Worm

2020-02-18T13:55:50+00:00

Lungworm Infection Climate change in the UK has caused the weather to become warmer and wetter. This change is good news for some parasites, such as ticks, fleas, and lungworm but bad news for us and our pets. Lungworm is near worldwide distribution and has spread accross much of the UK including the Midlands. Greater

Lung Worm2020-02-18T13:55:50+00:00

Travelling with your Cat

2020-02-18T13:56:05+00:00

Holidays, trips to the vet cats and cat carriers We all love spending time with our pets and what better time to do this than when we go on holiday. Admittedly this is easier with a dog than a cat but plenty of our clients successfully take their cats on holiday with them. We also

Travelling with your Cat2020-02-18T13:56:05+00:00

To Vaccinate or not to vaccinate? Is there a middle ground?

2020-02-18T13:56:17+00:00

Vaccination programmes have transformed our lives. We no longer have our children contracting Polio with life changing consequences and the same is true in the animal world, some preventable diseases are no longer commonplace. Distemper for instance has sadly not been eradicated in the UK but is thankfully not seen so often because of vaccination.

To Vaccinate or not to vaccinate? Is there a middle ground?2020-02-18T13:56:17+00:00
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