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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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Carnivale & Open Day – Sunday 16 July

Posted by Lyndon Basha in Events, News | Article permalink on Jun 12 2017

Sunday 16th July, 11am – 4pm It’s back, our summer event is back, bigger and better with a few new twists. Enjoy our hospitality with complimentary food and drinks while listening to live music from ‘The Saturlites’ and ‘Four Men and Mo’. There will be lots of activities including demonstrations, displays and a Dog Competition. Local animal charities will be on hand raising much needed funds. This year we are celebrating our 15th year of…

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K-Laser pain relief now available

Posted by Lyndon Basha in News | Article permalink on May 12 2017

Animal Ark has just introduced K-Laser pain relief treatment. K-Lasers deliver drug free, surgery free relief. Painless laser light increases circulation, reduces inflammation, swelling, muscle spasms, stiffness, and pain and enhances tissue healing. Numerous studies show that Laser Therapy can help with: Osteoarthritis Joint Pain Tendinopathies Edema and Congestion Ligament Sprains Muscle Strains Puncture Wounds Post-Traumatic Injury Post-Surgical Pain Neck and Back Pain Hip Dysplasia Burns Chronic Wounds Rehabilitation Post-Orthopedic Surgical Recovery There is no…

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Lungworm in Dogs: What You Need to Know

Posted by Lyndon Basha in News | Article permalink on Apr 24 2017

Lungworm is a parasite worm otherwise known as  Angiostrongylus Vasorum. As an adult it lives in the heart and blood vessels that supply the lungs in dogs. Lungworm is now present throughout much of the UK. How dogs get Lungworm The larvae of the lungworm parasite are carried by slugs and snails.  Dogs can become infected if they purposefully or accidentally eat slugs and snails. Dogs of all ages and breeds can become infected. Lungworm…

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Easter Opening Times 2017

Posted by Lyndon Basha in News | Article permalink on Apr 07 2017

We will be open Easter Saturday and Easter Sunday for scheduled appointments. For the remainder of the Easter weekend we will be operating our 24h On-site Care & Emergency Service.  Fingers crossed you don’t have an emergency, but if you do need us just call 020 8599 8544. Opening times for easter weekend are: 14 April, Good Friday:  Emergency Service 15 April, Easter Saturday: 8am -5pm 16 April, Easter Sunday: 10am – 2pm 17 April: Easter Monday:…

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