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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...
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...
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...
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...
Dr Vicky’s Patient Pick: Obi

Dr Vicky’s Patient Pick: Obi

It’s really important that, if ever your bunny shows the slightest signs that they may be unwell, you bring them to the vet for a check-up. Being a prey-species, their survival depends on their fitness and if there is anything that shows a predator they may be weak,...
Drag-Racing: Why does your dog scoot his butt?

Drag-Racing: Why does your dog scoot his butt?

Some days, it feels like I’m dealing more with dogs bottoms than their faces! Every day, I see so many dogs embarrassing their pet-parents with licking and scooting their butt along the floor. Call it the boot-scoot, drag-racing or the truffle shuffle – I’m sure...