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If you come across a young wild animal that appears to have been abandoned, do them a favour and DON'T TOUCH. Parents of young animals are usually watching nearby waiting for you to go.
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Did you know that in addition to preventing unwanted
pregnancies, there are many other health and behav ioural benefits to having your pet neutered and we’ve
outlined some of these below for you here.
Special Friends bid a fond farewell to Receptionist Sylvia Jordan who has decided to retire. We all wish her a long and happy retirement.
The summer weather is here at last, but don't forget to be on your guard for two very pesky parasites - fleas and ticks!
Special Friends are pleased to announce a welcome addition to our team with the recruitment of receptionist Stephanie Webb.
With Easter just around the corner I thought I would just mention a few things to keep out of reach of Fido, Felix and Flopsy!! The following things are all going to be around over the next few weeks with the lead up to the big day! And as ever, prevention is definitely better than cure!
With the Shorter days and cold nights – it’s all too easy for pets to spend to spend too much time lounging about in the warm rather than getting out and about! Add to this, the deluge of seasonal treats and the winter months can be very challenging weight wise!
Some cats and dogs seem to have an uncanny ability to find their way home after being away for long periods of time they seem to know which direction they should follow even if they have never taken that route previously.
Rabbit awareness week runs from 15th September to the 22nd September 2012. We are offering FREE rabbit health checks during this period. Ring 01527 67402 for your FREE appointment.
Don’t cook your Dog – Every year dogs in cars are cooked – literally from the inside, even with the windows down. The RSPCA are called to approximately 6,000 dogs in distress in hot cars every year.
'If you come across a young wild animal that appears to have been abandoned, do them a favour and DON'T TOUCH. Parents of young animals are usually watching nearby waiting for you to go.
We at Special Friends Animal Medical Centre know the importance of vaccinating your pet and have a sensible worm and flea prevention programme in place.
At Last – summer’s here! But whilst we enjoy the lovely summer weather, it’s worth sparing a thought for our pets. Here we look at a few steps you can take to keep them fit and well.
Unlike intestinal worms, once inside the dog’s system, this parasite travels through the body eventually ending up in the heart..
How healthy are your pet’s teeth and gums? Around 85% of pets over three years of age suffer from some degree of dental disease, causing ill health and pain
Are you an animal owner who would benefit from the convenience of a fully qualified vet making a house call to visit your pet?
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