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Cat Adoption

Posted by Lyndon Basha in News | Article permalink on Jan 29 2018

We have a few cats who urgently need re-homing. Animal Ark proudly runs a re-homing programme for unwanted pets needing a loving home. Last year we managed to re-home forty pets. All our homeless cats are vet checked and in the best possible health. All our cats have had full health checks, vaccinations and flea and worming treatments and neutering if of age. If not yet of age to neuter, as part of the adoption…

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Is your pet overweight?

Posted by Lyndon Basha in News | Article permalink on Jan 22 2018

Almost half of all UK dogs and cats are estimated to be overweight or obese. Like us humans, pets find it hard to diet. And, when pets are dieting, there are plenty of reasons for us owners to have lapses in ‘being good’ – perceived begging by the pet, multi-pet households and outdoor access to name a few. All the usual things you can do to keep weight down should help – good exercise, stopping…

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Festive Opening Times

Posted by Lyndon Basha in News | Article permalink on Dec 18 2017

Over the holiday season our opening times will be: Christmas Eve (24th Dec): 10am – 2pm Christmas Day (25th Dec): Emergency Care Boxing Day (26th Dec): Emergency Care Wednesday (27th Dec): 8am – 9pm Thursday (28th Dec): 8am – 9pm Friday (29th Dec): 8am – 9pm Saturday (30th Dec): 8am – 5pm New Year’s Eve (31st Dec): 10 – 2 New Year’s Day (1st Jan): Emergency Care Tuesday (2nd Jan): back to normal: 8am – 9pm If you need any special items before…

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Santa Brings Plenty Cheer

Posted by Lyndon Basha in Events, News | Article permalink on Dec 05 2017

Santa met an amazing array of pets at our party on Saturday, from large and small cats and dogs to even a chicken and a Horned toad! Many wore splendid Christmas outfits while their owners kept warm tucking into mince pies and mulled wine, beautifully serenaded by Graham Clark (http://www.grahamclarkjazzsinger.com/). Two horses oversaw Santa in his grotto while his helpers ensured photos were taken with everybody. Once again, Duncan and Nina Tara Smith kindly donated…

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Santa & Mince Pies

Posted by Lyndon Basha in Events, News | Article permalink on Nov 13 2017

Saturday 2 December 4:30pm – 7:30pm We hope you can join us for Mince Pies, Christmas Drinks and Santa’s Pet Grotto on Saturday 2 December 2017, between 4:30pm and 7:30pm. In keeping with tradition, Santa will be visiting with his Grotto. Bring along your pets for a photo with Santa. We will be supporting local animal charities with stalls, so there will also be an opportunity to grab some Christmas gifts and help raise much needed…

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Vet Hayley to volunteer for Animal SOS in Sri Lanka

Posted by Lyndon Basha in News | Article permalink on Oct 09 2017

Animal Ark is sending our vet Hayley to Sri Lanka to volunteer for Animal SOS Sri Lanka at the start of November. The charity looks after street animals in the south of Sri Lanka. They have a beautiful, free-roaming sanctuary for dogs and secure sanctuary for cats which provides a safe-haven for sick, disabled and vulnerable strays. Hayley will be helping with their stray dogs; looking after them, neutering them, treating them and providing them with…

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Natural Therapy Update

Posted by Lyndon Basha in News | Article permalink on Oct 06 2017

Canine Massage Becky Harman is Animal Ark’s new Canine Massage practitioner as Roz Davies has sadly moved away. Becky is trained in the 4 disciplines of massage; Swedish, Sports, Deep Tissue and Myofascial Release (direct and indirect), as well as in advanced palpation assessment techniques. You can read more about Becky here: http://www.animalarkvets.co.uk/natural-therapy-crew/. Muscle therapy can be a valuable part of a team approach when a dog has soft tissue injuries, recovering from orthopaedic surgery…

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Adoption Update

Posted by Lyndon Basha in News | Article permalink on Aug 25 2017

Our adoption open day was really successful however we still have a few cats who urgently need re-homing. Animal Ark proudly runs a re-homing programme for unwanted pets needing a loving home. Last year we managed to re-home forty pets. All our homeless cats are vet checked and in the best possible health. All our cats have had full health checks, vaccinations and flea and worming treatments and neutering if of age. If not yet…

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Cat Adoption Open Day 20th August

Posted by Lyndon Basha in News | Article permalink on Aug 14 2017

Animal Ark proudly runs a re-homing programme for unwanted pets needing a loving home. Last year we managed to re-home forty pets. Unfortunately we have been inundated stray/unwanted cats and need your help as we have 14 cats urgently requiring homes. Why not come along to Animal Ark to meet the stray cats we have available for adoption. We will be open especially for adoption visits between 2pm to 4pm on Sunday 20th August. All…

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Summer Party Rocks the Neighbourhood

Posted by Lyndon Basha in Events, News | Article permalink on Jul 17 2017

We celebrated our 15th anniversary this year in colourful style with a carnival theme for our annual summer fair and open day on Sunday 16th July. The weather was generous and, despite us competing with another local fair and the men’s Wimbledon final, hundreds of people and pets came along to join in the fun. There was a lot on offer to entertain, from face painting to hydrotherapy demonstrations, from weird and wonderful x-rays to…

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