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The sound of the dog biscuit tin opening or the shake of the cats food box and pets come running even if they are in the deepest of sleeps! In this newsletter we look at Otitis a condition that affects pets ears.
A big part of the forthcoming festive season is that wonderful and scrumptious side…… the food! For our pets though, there is no special time for food, as dinner is probably the highlight of their day, whatever the time of year, but are you feeding your furry friend the correct diet?
Late summer and autumn time conjure up visions of gathering crops and blackberry picking, but it is also the time when the troublesome harvest mites can cause major irritation for our cats and dogs! The adult mite lives in plants and other vegetation, but the larvae (Trombicula autumnalis) are at the stage in their life […]
Long, hot and sunny days create plenty of activity in the great outdoors, where we and our pets head for during the warmer months. Whether it be on the beach, in our own gardens, the park or countryside, just as with other seasons in the year, there are a few factors to take into consideration […]
First, may I reassure you that if you have a Pet Healthcare Plan with Hungerford Vets, it will continue to operate going forward with the same benefits and on the same basis. The only change that affects you is that as we are moving the administration in-house we need to take payment for your plan through […]
An opportunity has arisen for a vet to join our friendly team at a well-respected, SA practice with Hospital status. We are looking for an enthusiastic and confident vet who can contribute to our continuing success. Experience in surgery preferred. Purpose built, well equipped hospital; recent winner of BVHA design award Located at the centre […]
Cats normally appear quite relaxed creatures, but our feline friends can suffer from hypertension, more commonly known as high blood pressure. This can occur in those who have an underlying problem such as diabetes, over-active thyroid gland, heart or kidney disease. Older cats may also develop hypertension, and this can unfortunately cause suddenblindness , because the retina […]
It is with great sadness that we are writing to inform you that we will be closing the Tidworth practice after surgery (6pm) on Friday 22 nd December. We would be delighted to welcome you at other branch surgery at Pewsey or the main practice at Hungerford where, due to a link computer system, all […]
When your pet is young they are agile and ready to run a marathon on their daily walk, but as age creeps in, so do the aches and pains. You may notice as your cat or dog rises from their cosy bed, a slight stiffness as they walk, maybe limping a little. Has there been […]
While we all love nothing more than gawping up at the beautiful colours that fireworks create, there’s little that frightens pets more than the confusing loud noises that surround them on Guy Fawkes Night or New Year’s Eve. When November 5th comes round again next year, or when the inevitable barrage of fireworks goes off […]