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Our Tips for keeping your pets safe at Christmas…

Christmas is the most wonderful time of year – Here are some tips for keeping your pets out of danger so everyone can enjoy the festive season.   We hope you are getting your house filled up with tasty treats for Christmas but did you know many of these can be poisonous to your pets? […]

Our tips to help your pets stay calm and relaxed on bonfire night

Whether your furry family members have issues with certain noises, cower at the sound of a loud bang or pop,  or hide under the furniture, these tips will help you all feel secure, comfortable and at ease. How to spot stress in your pets Lots of our feline friends and pooch pals will have mild […]


If your dog is over the age of 8 you may be surprised to know that they are regarded as “senior”. The age creeps up quickly and this is the time when it is essential to take really good care of your dog. There are lots of ways to keep them healthier for longer and […]

Our top 10 tips to care for your senior cat – Tip 1 Know their habits

If your cat is over the age of 8 you may be surprised to know that they are regarded as “senior”. Crossbreed cats in the UK have an average life expectancy of 14 years this represents at least six years of caring for an elderly pet! If your beloved pet is slowing down, losing weight […]

Streatham Hill Vets at Tooting Common Dog Show 2017

Streatham Hill Veterinary Surgery team really enjoyed the annual dog show at Tooting Common this weekend. Our team love taking part in this dog show, it is always a well-organised fun day filled with treats and of course prizes for the winners. Our Head Nurse Lauren was delighted to be asked to judge one of […]

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 […]