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Christmas is nearly upon us…. and tomorrow is the shortest day! This news article follows that of 'Autumn Poisons' published in October. It is a client friendly version of the regular articles produced for veterinary surgeons by the Veterinary Poisons Information Service (VPIS) based at Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospital. We often turn to the poisons professionals at VPIS for advice in cases of poisoning in pets. We hope that you find this article of interest - it concerns sources of poisons commonly reported around Christmas time.
Please remember the information provided below is for your interest only. If you are at all concerned that your pet has had access to any of the substances described then please call the surgery for advice.
20 December 2010
This month's star pet is Molly an eleven year old female Cairn Terrier who had a lump on her bottom the size of a rugby ball!
01 December 2010
This month's star pet is Harvey - a 4 year old male Bengal cat who had been subject to an air gun shooting.
01 November 2010
The RSPCA is calling on rabbit lovers to share their stories about rabbit ownership and tell us why they love their pets! Running until the 31 December 2010 rabbit owners across England and Wales are being encouraged to tell their stories about their bunnies and what makes them bounce.
27 October 2010
Autumn is here - it will soon be Bonfire Night and the clocks will be going back! This news article follows that of 'Summer Poisons' published in July. It is a client friendly version of the regular articles produced for veterinary surgeons by the Veterinary Poisons Information Service (VPIS) based at Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospital. We often turn to the poisons scientists at VPIS for advice in cases of poisoning in client's pets. We hope that you find the articles of interest - they concern sources of poisons commonly reported at this time of year.
21 October 2010
The older pet population in the UK is increasing all the time. With the advances in veterinary medicine that are now available, the increased focus on preventative healthcare (such as vaccines and dental care) and the fact that our pets are cherished members of the family, it is happy news that many of our pets are now living well into their teenage years.
14 October 2010
It is approaching firework season again and many pets get very nervous and frightened around this time of year - as do farm animals and wildlife.
04 October 2010
This month's star pet is in memory of Sally a 16 year old collie cross who was much loved and is sadly missed. She suffered a number of different problems towards the end of her life and this News Article describes the problems she encountered and how we helped to improve her quality of life over the last few years.
01 October 2010
This month's star pet is Hooch a (…currently 72kg…) two year old Dogue De Bordeaux.
12 September 2010
During September participating veterinary practices including Walker & Wikeley will be providing FREE dental checks for pets. We will also offer advice on treatment and prevention of dental disease and there will be information leaflets special offers available from sponsors.
11 August 2010