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IMPORTANT INFORMATION – PRODUCT RECALL

Posted by Linnaeus Marketing in News | Article permalink on Jun 16 2021

Fold Hill Foods has taken precautionary action to recall several dry cat food diets due to safety concerns. This is a result of a concerning spike detected by the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) in the number of pancytopenia cases in cats throughout the UK. What should I do? If you have bought any of the products detailed in the food recall, you should not feed them to your cat. Instead, you should do the following….

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We’re all ears when it comes to your rabbit

Posted by Linnaeus Marketing in News | Article permalink on Jun 14 2021

Every year we celebrate Rabbit Awareness Week, a week dedicated to our rabbits. This year is the 15th year of the celebration, where we will be hopping through the years, as we provide you with the best information about how to care for your rabbit and how adapting their care throughout their years will help your bunnies live happily and healthily into their golden years. From baby bunnies to golden oldies, read below how you can…

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The importance of microchipping your pet

Posted by Linnaeus Marketing in News | Article permalink on Jun 09 2021

Keeping our pets safe is important to all of us as pet owners. They trust us with their care and protection and microchipping can help with keeping them safe. A microchip identifies your pet as belonging to you. It contains a unique reference number that links to your details as an owner, stored on a central database. By scanning this microchip, this data is then accessible for the person scanning your pet. You may be…

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Kennel cough myths and facts

Posted by Linnaeus Marketing in News | Article permalink on Jun 07 2021

The very name ‘kennel cough’ suggest that dogs are only at risk of contracting this airborne disease if you put them into boarding kennels, while you go on holiday for example. It’s for this reason that many pet owners don’t get their dog vaccinated, because they don’t see the disease as a risk. Here we look at some myths and facts about kennel cough. MYTH “I don’t put my dog into kennels, so they won’t…

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Top 10 hazards to watch out for this summertime to protect your pets

Posted by Linnaeus Marketing in News | Article permalink on Jun 07 2021

Summer brings longer days, warmer climates, new adventures and outdoor socialising, which with pets in tow, can be made even more enjoyable! However, when the temperatures rise, the dangers to our pets increase too. To keep pets safe, you should be aware of potential hazards, as well as some top tips to help prevent your pet from endangering themselves throughout the summer months. 1.Heatstroke and dehydration  Our pet’s fur is great in the cold winter months, however, in the summer it can make them very…

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Grass seed dangers to cats and dogs

Posted by Linnaeus Marketing in News | Article permalink on Jun 04 2021

Grass seeds are a common problem during the spring and summer months. While your pet explores the outdoors, grass seed can easily brush off the tops of long grass stems onto their bodies. The seeds have pointed ends and are exceptionally sharp, so they become trapped in your pet’s fur and due to their shape they can only travel in one direction. This means they can often penetrate skin or move into ears If left…

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VN Nurse Awareness Month Profile – Kayleigh Longhurst

Posted by Linnaeus Marketing in News | Article permalink on May 28 2021

Name: Kayleigh Longhurst Title: Student Veterinary Nurse (SVN) How long have you been a veterinary nurse? I have been working at Animal Ark for two and a half years and have been an SVN for a month. What is the most rewarding thing about this career choice? The most rewarding thing is getting to see happy animals as they are nursed back to health. What’s the best thing about working at Animal Ark? I enjoy…

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VN Nurse Awareness Month Profile – Victoria Sidaway

Posted by Linnaeus Marketing in News | Article permalink on May 28 2021

Name: Victoria Sidaway Title: Registered Veterinary Nurse How long have you been a veterinary nurse? I have been a veterinary nurse since 2018. What is the most rewarding thing about this career choice?  The most rewarding aspect is seeing animals making progress in their recovery. What’s the best thing about working at Animal Ark Vets? The best thing is the variety of cases at the practice.  What does an average day involve for a veterinary…

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VN Nurse Awareness Month Profile – Leanne Webster

Posted by Linnaeus Marketing in News | Article permalink on May 27 2021

Name: Leanne Webster Title: Registered Veterinary Nurse How long have you been a veterinary nurse? I have been in nursing for 14 years overall but qualified 6 years ago.  What is the most rewarding thing about this career choice? I find that caring for an inpatient and seeing them improve and get better is very rewarding, especially if they are a long term patient. You get to know them and create a bond! What is…

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VN Nurse Awareness Month Profile – Rachel Rigby

Posted by Linnaeus Marketing in News | Article permalink on May 25 2021

Name: Rached Rigby Title: Student Veterinary Nurse How long have you been working at Animal Ark? I have worked at Animal Ark for the last 3 years. What is the most rewarding thing about this career choice? Taking care of the inpatients and experiencing new things every day. What is the best thing about working at Animal Ark? The best thing about working at Animal Ark is having such a close team environment and a…

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