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As the weather heats up, make sure your pets have enough to drink ... Here are a few tips to make sure your pet gets enough water. In this sort of weather it is important to make sure your pets stay hydrated. Water bowls in a variety of … Read more about Stay Cool in the Heat
If you've just picked up a new puppy after weeks of waiting, it can be daunting to find yourself without the resources and help you were expecting due to current restrictions in place. We have a few tips to help get your puppy ready for 'life … Read more about Socialising Your Puppy During Lockdown
Our latest update (29 May 2020): As the government is slowly easing lockdown, we felt that now was a good time to update our clients by outlining our longer term plans. We would like to begin by thanking everyone who has been understanding of the … Read more about Coronavirus (COVID-19) Protocol – Latest update 29 May
The Benefits of Neutering Your Rabbits One obvious benefit of neutering your rabbits is not having to deal with litters of tiny buns! Rabbits can reach sexual maturity at 6 months, so if you do have a mixed pair, you need to be aware of the … Read more about Neutering Your Rabbits
Heathfield Vets Are Going Green! Over the last few months we have been striving to make our practice more environmentally friendly. This can be a difficult task for any medical practice where clinical hygiene must come first. Where … Read more about Going Green
Even when the snow and cold winds hit, it's important that your dog gets enough exercise! Here are a few tips for winter dog walking: Be sensible! Going out in a blizzard or icy conditions won't be good for you or your dog! Shorten walks … Read more about Walking Dogs in Winter
As winter draws in it's important to think about how the cold weather can affect our animals. Here are a few tips for keeping your cat safe in the colder months: > The most effective way of keeping cats safe and warm is of course to keep … Read more about Winter Cat Care
Halloween is a fun time for us and especially the children, but can be a stressful time for our pets. Here are a few tips to keep your pets safe and calm on the spookiest of nights, to avoid a real nightmare! Walk dogs earlier in the day … Read more about Keep Pets Safe At Halloween
Our Tips To Keep Your Pet Calm On Bonfire Night It's not long now to Bonfire Night on 5th November - and plenty of people will be celebrating with bonfires and fireworks this weekend as well. Lots of pets get anxious about fireworks - and … Read more about Bonfire Night Tips
Veterinary nursing is a varied, challenging and rewarding career; veterinary nurses are a world away from being merely ‘vet assistants’. They are highly trained to deal with patient care, as vet nurses who have registered with the Royal College of … Read more about Vet Nursing at Heathfield Vets