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What’s that thing called? Henry’s Pocket!

What’s that thing called? Henry’s Pocket!

Henry’s Pocket. It’s on your cat. It’s on your dog. I bet you’ve noticed it before, and played with it, maybe even wondered what if it had a name.    So, can you guess where it is?   3…   2…   1… Times up! Henry’s pocket is that cute little flap of...

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5 Things Every Parent of Pug-Faced Breeds Should Know

5 Things Every Parent of Pug-Faced Breeds Should Know

Are you sharing your home with a short-faced breed? A little pug, Frenchie or bulldog, maybe? Or, perhaps it’s that you’re thinking about introducing one of these little guys into your family? Well, here’s 5 things every pet-parent should know when it comes to the...

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Stomach Bloating and Twisting: A Deadly Accident

Stomach Bloating and Twisting: A Deadly Accident

Have a look through our list, can you see your dog’s breed? Great Dane St. Bernard Weimaraner Irish Setter Gordon Setter Standard Poodle Basset Hound Doberman English Sheepdog  Boxer German Shepherd  Akita Labradors Golden Retriever ChowChow Mastiff Rottweiler Samoyed...

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Baby Teeth

Baby Teeth

Did you know that your puppies and kittens have baby teeth, just like in people? And just like with kids, they fall out and are replaced by a single set of permanent adult teeth!  If you’re sharing your life with a puppy or kitten, I’m sure you know all about baby...

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Is your dog a foot chewer?

Is your dog a foot chewer?

Is your dog a foot licker/chewer?  There are only two ways to respond to that question, either ‘nope, can’t relate’, or jumping up and down, hands-in-the-air with a resounding ‘YES!’. If you don’t understand why it’s so polarising - it’s probably because you don’t...

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Does an extra wet nose mean your dog is sick?

Does an extra wet nose mean your dog is sick?

Why do dogs have wet noses? Does an extra wet nose mean they’re sick? Occasionally, a family will bring their pet into the clinic because they feel like they’re not well. They just can’t put their finger on it, but something’s not quite right. The list of problems...

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Dog Baths: Your questions answered!

Dog Baths: Your questions answered!

If you’re anything like me, you spend so much of your life with your dog. They’re at your feet from the moment you get home, even through the middle of the night. We love our furry family so much, and part of the way we can show them we love them is to keep them...

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What does a vet actually do all day?

What does a vet actually do all day?

I’ve always wanted to be a veterinarian - but I’ve got to admit, I could have never anticipated what was waiting for me. When I’m consulting with pet families, I often meet many young people who also dream of becoming a veterinarian. I love it, I love the job, I love...

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Dr Vicky’s Patient Pick: Maggie

Dr Vicky’s Patient Pick: Maggie

My Patient Pick this week is Maggie! One of "those cases" that shape who I am, and continues to inspire me to this very day. You won’t believe Maggie’s incredible journey - a story opening with a horrific, and seemingly hopeless injury, and ending with an incredible...

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One Rule to Save on Cat Vet Bills

One Rule to Save on Cat Vet Bills

If, like me, you’re a cat lover - you’re sharing your home with more than one cat. Even if you’ve got more self-control than me, and it’s just you and one cat - I’ve got a golden rule to help keep you out of my exam room. One each, plus one.  What this means is that...

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