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Dental disease and dental discounts

Dental disease is one of the most common problems we see in veterinary practice. It affects over 87% of dogs and 70% of cats over the age of three. Like human teeth, there are a variety of causes and well as different degrees of severity of dental issues. The most common problem we see in […]

Buster Reynolds and his life-saving gall bladder removal (cholecystectomy)

Buster was brought into us with a history of appetite loss and vomiting. Buster was very lethargic and clearly unwell so we took a blood sample to investigate further. Our in house facilities processed the test immediately and the results showed that his liver enzymes and bilirubin levels were worryingly high. The results were suggestive of an obstruction […]

LIFE SAVING AND HEART WARMING STORIES FROM OUR SURGERIES

We have had some interesting cases across our surgeries over the last few months that we would like to share with you all. Whether the stories have been life-saving, fascinating or have simply touched us we love them all and hope you enjoy them too… Veggie the Guinea Pig Poor Veggie came into to see […]

LIFE SAVING AND HEARTWARMING CASES FROM STREATHAM HILL VETS

Our dedicated teams constantly amaze us with the unwavering care and attention they devote to all the wonderful pets that come through our surgery doors. We have had some interesting cases over the last few months that we would like to share with you all. Whether the stories have been life-saving, fascinating or have simply touched […]

Exciting New Developments at BSAVA 2016

It is important for vet surgeries to keep up to date with the latest developments in veterinary care. Like human medicine, veterinary medicine is progressing quickly and so we always attend the British Small Animal Veterinary Association’s Congress, which is the largest small animal congress in Europe. Here are some of the highlights from this […]

Babesiosis tick disease what are the risks?

Babesiosis – what is it? Babesiosis is a potentially serious malaria-like illness and is one of the most dangerous tick-transmitted diseases in dogs. The disease spreads in a similar way to how humans catch malaria from mosquitoes. The disease has recently been found in the UK and is expected to spread from its current focus in Essex. What to […]

Cecil the lion’s legacy: A Vet’s Perspective

It seems that the tragedy of Cecil the lion has inflamed the conscience of the world on animal rights issues with people all over the social media sphere venting their outrage in various forms. However, perhaps this is just the tip of an iceberg of events and causes. Indeed, there seems to a huge number […]