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At this time of year, long grass can cause all sorts of problems for pets, especially dogs, but cats too - and it's not just down to insects and parasites, such as fleas and ticks. Grass Darts (Seeds) Grass dart seeds can be a real problem too … Read more about Beware Long Grass …
What Impact Could Brexit Have On Pet Travel? Please be aware this article has been updated on 15th June 2020. It is for information only, and is subject to change as the situation progresses. Unfortunately, we are not much closer to knowing … Read more about Brexit And Pet Travel – Updated 15 June 2020
To all our valued clients, Re: Out of hours emergency service We are writing this open letter to inform you that we are now at the point in the lifetime of the practice where we need to make changes to the way we provide our out of … Read more about Changes To Our Out Of Hours Emergency Service
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 (10 July 2020): As the government is 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 10 July 2020
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