How much exercise should my dog have?

2020-02-20T12:23:20+00:00October 25th, 2019|Categories: Pet Health, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Is playing fetch with our pups really such a good idea? We are often asked about the best types of exercise for our dogs: on-lead or off-lead; for how long; how far should we go?  It's a minefield, right? Ultimately the right sort and level of exercise is different for every dog and owner. [...]

How to choose the right pet for you and your lifestyle

2019-06-21T13:21:57+00:00June 21st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Welcoming a new pet into your home can be a very exciting time for you and your family. However, it also involves a great deal of responsibility and commitment, sometimes for over a decade. To find the pet that is truly suited to your lifestyle there are a number of questions that you should ask [...]

Does your dog or cat have a toothache?

2019-05-23T15:30:37+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Many assume that a pet with toothache will immediately go on hunger strike and will let us know that something is wrong. However, the truth is that most animals will continue to eat their meals as normal, even with advanced dental disease. The reason for this is simple: In the wild, there was no pet [...]

What Is The Best Children’s Pet? A Vet’s View

2019-03-29T15:09:14+00:00March 29th, 2019|Categories: Pets, Uncategorized|

Growing up around pets creates wonderful memories, teaches responsibility and care, and helps nurture a love for animals. But pets can be costly and hard work. You, the parent, are responsible for making sure your pet is happy and healthy, not your child. For children, the novelty can wear off, leaving you as the [...]

Vaccicheck now in stock

2017-02-15T15:53:47+00:00February 13th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

VacciCheck® Antibody Test Kit is a simple and affordable in-clinic titer test designed to monitor serological status and vaccination failure to prevent overvaccination consequences. VacciCheck provides reliable and accurate results in just 21 minutes! We are now the only practice in Belfast to promote and encourage, Vaccicheck. This is a Blood test that will tell [...]

Be Aware of Bonfire Nights and your Pets

2017-02-15T19:14:31+00:00July 11th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

Please be carefully over the next few days with the bonfires, keep your pets safe by keeping them indoors and locking doors when out. Especially pets that are kept outdoors make sure their enclosure is securely locked and keep a check on them when going out and coming back home.