Entries by matt@lovelocalvets.com

The “Vetnery” Edition #2

Lets Talk about older dogs and Cats

Personally I think older dogs and cats are great!

But, unfortunately they sometimes get a raw deal

Many issues that could be causing your old dog or cat pain CAN be helped ( not necessarily cured) with some medication.

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BVA Guidance for Cat Owners

You may have heard on the news this morning advice to cat owners to keep their cats indoors and clients may be ringing you with questions.  Please be assured that the advice to keep cats indoors is only for those cats currently in a household where someone is self-isolating with suspected Covid-19 and the cat is happy to be kept indoors. 

The “Vetnery” Edition #1

So, I thought I would start a blog!

Every day, both in work and out of work I get people asking my opinion on many things – some animal-related and some with very tenuous animal links! Usually, these are preceded by or are followed by the words ‘ well, you are a vet’.

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Senior Pet Health

You know we’re here for you and your pets whether you have a routine query or a blue light emergency. Whilst we all hope that our pets will never be taken seriously ill, or involved in an accident, it’s worth being prepared in case the worst should happen.

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What to do in an emergency

You know we’re here for you and your pets whether you have a routine query or a blue light emergency. Whilst we all hope that our pets will never be taken seriously ill, or involved in an accident, it’s worth being prepared in case the worst should happen.

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Weight a Minute!!

The diet starts next week… isn’t that what people always say?! But what would your pets say if they were told it’s time to review how much they’re eating and how much they’re exercising?

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Lumps and Bumps

Most pet owners will worry if they see a lump or bump on their pet. Not all lumps will be sinister, but it’s always important to get any lump, however small, checked out…