Please be careful to keep the following toxic items, foods, chemicals & plants away from your pets this Christmas:-
Items: silica gel, Christmas decorations, candles. These are low toxicity but can cause mild gastrointestinal upsets.
Foods: chocolate (especially dark/plain chocolate), grapes & dried fruit (currants, sultanas & raisins), onions, alcohol & macadamia nuts.
Chemicals: Antifreeze is highly toxic. Please ensure you clean up any spillages.
Plants: Poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima), Holly (Ilex species), Mistletoe (Viscum album), Christmas trees, Ivy (Hedera species) will all cause mild gastrointestinal upsets. Lillies are highly toxic to cats.
Please contact us on 01308 456771 if you have any concerns.
Congratulations to Emily Archibald, who after 2 years of training, has passed her final vet nursing exams this month.
We’d like to welcome Andrew Eve, our new full time vet, who joins us on 21st July 2014.
It is vet George’s last day working with us today, 13th June 2014. He is going to the Royal Veterinary College in London to begin a year’s internship in Small Animal Medicine & Surgery. We wish him the best of luck.
To take over from George, we will be welcoming Andrew, our new vet, who joins us in July.
Congratulations to Mimi who married Luke Machin in May 2014. We all wish them a happy future together.
Congratulations to Vet Nurse Katherine Ayres who married Ed Rabbetts on 31st May 2014. We wish them lots of happiness.
In April, Matt Field will be leaving us for 12 months to gain experience at different practices. He plans to return in April 2015. He will be sorely missed but we all wish him well during his year away.
Barry & Claire have now become directors (partners) at Bredy Veterinary Centre. Congtratulations to them both!
This is a disease seen mainly in the New Forest area since December 2012 which initially causes skin lesions in dogs, but then causes kidney failure. It has recently featured on local BBC news & it is rare – only about 25 cases so far. A Pet Owner Information Sheet is available at the practice or go to the following link for up to date information:- http://www.andersonmoores.com/vet/news