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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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Daffodil alert

Posted by Lyndon Basha in News | Article permalink on Apr 03 2017

This lovely weather has brought out daffodils in full force. Please be careful when you come across them or have them in your home. Although they look beautiful, daffodils can be poisonous to cats and dogs if they are eaten. Symptoms to look out for include: drooling, vomiting, increased heart rate or diarrhoea. If you are worried please call us on 0208599 8544.

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Reiki Healing Now Available at Animal Ark

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

Reiki, or energy healing, is now available at Animal Ark as a complementary therapy. Reiki can help with animal trauma, behavioural difficulties and to promote healing after surgery. Some individuals are very responsive to Reiki and will show dramatic improvement after one treatment. Reiki sessions are available on alternate Wednesdays of the month from 22 March 2017. Treatments are carried out by  Reiki Master Tim Clay here at Animal Ark. Consultations usually last 60 minutes….

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Is your pet overweight?

Posted by Lyndon Basha in News | Article permalink on Jan 26 2017

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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