Miracle Mable

Miracle Mable

One of our nurses at the Firgrove branch Wendy has a lovely horse called Mable!
Mable is a 6 year old mare and I have owned her for 2 years and share her with my daughter, I had an unfortunate accident on her a few weeks after getting her which resulted in 4 fractures of the pelvis but with the help and support of my daughter and Mable herself I regained my confidence in riding her and we are now having Read More »

Fear of Fireworks

Fear of Fireworks

Remember, remember the 5th of November!
Its that time of year again. Is your pet scared of fireworks? Do they hide or shake when events are happening?
80% of pets are frightened of fireworks.
You can help your pet during the firework season by following these steps:

Walk dogs early to avoid being out when the fireworks start
Make sure cat flaps and doors are closed to avoid cats escaping
Close curtains and doors to hide the view of the fireworks
Have the TV or Radio on Read More »

Dragon on the loose!

Dragon on the loose!

This is Emrys, Jo-Jo’s bearded dragon companion. He was taken on and nursed to health by vets  after being found by police in a carrier bag.
He has been in Jo-Jo’s care for almost 3 years and, since his age is unknown, is thought to be approximately 6 years old. He is very lively, enjoys his locusts very much (even to the extent of running at his owners fingers when one is in her hand!) and eats plenty of fresh greens. He enjoys Read More »

Pet of the Month – Piper

Pet of the Month – Piper

Piper was presented to us with retching/gagging type episodes. When the Vet saw Piper he suspected that she had a grass blade stuck at the back of her throat (more common in cats than you might think!.)
We admitted Piper for investigations. She had a general anaesthetic and once she was anaesthetised we used our endoscope (a long fibre optic scope that enables us to view the nose and throat) to examine the back of her throat. The Veterinary Surgeon could Read More »