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Grass seed dangers to cats and dogs

Posted by Linnaeus Marketing in News | Article permalink on Jul 01 2020

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

Posted by Linnaeus Marketing in News | Article permalink on Jun 28 2020

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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Adopt a pet – save a life

Posted by Linnaeus Marketing in News | Article permalink on Jun 26 2020

If recent months meant you put your new pet plans on hold, you may now be starting to put the wheels in motion to extend your family and welcome a new member. Many people research reputable breeders or consider designer dogs based on celebrity social media profiles, however, considering adopting a rescue animal can be hugely rewarding. Animal rescue homes are currently overwhelmed with abandoned animals. The Covid-19 pandemic left many people unable to look…

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Advice on helping injured wildlife in the summer

Posted by Linnaeus Marketing in News | Article permalink on Jun 25 2020

As we transition from lockdown, more of us are exploring the outdoors with our pets in the summer weather. With increased time outside, the chances of coming across injured or sick wildlife also multiply. If you encounter a wild animal in need, it can be hard to know what to do. Wild animals can be very unpredictable if approached by humans, especially when they are frightened or injured. Many baby birds and mammals are mistakenly…

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update – Here for You

Posted by Lyndon Basha in News, Special Offers & Alerts | Article permalink on Mar 24 2020

Updated 25th June 2020 We continue to be here for clients and pets in need In these extraordinary times, we have a responsibility to balance animal welfare needs with the welfare needs of the wider public.  Our approach has taken into consideration the most recent guidance provided by the UK government, Public Health England and the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. We also need to maintain a fit and healthy team to be available to…

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Video Consultations

Posted by Lyndon Basha in News, Special Offers & Alerts | Article permalink on Mar 18 2020

With the latest circumstances surrounding Coronavirus (Covid-19) we are available for Video Consultations. We continue to provide in-practice consultations for urgent and emergency care. Please call us on 02085998544. We continue to provide 24 Hour on-site care.   What is a Video Consultation? It is a video consultation with your vet, saving you the need to be come to the practice. How Does it Work? A video call works much the same way as a Facetime or…

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Easter Period Opening Times 2020

Posted by Lyndon Basha in News | Article permalink on Mar 05 2020

We have extended opening hours of the Easter Period to help with social distancing. Outside of these times 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 02085998544. Opening times for Easter weekend are: 10 April, Good Friday: 9am-6pm 11 April, Easter Saturday: 9am -5pm 12 April, Easter Sunday: 10am – 4pm 13 April: Easter Monday: 9am-6pm Remember…

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Christmas Period Opening Times

Posted by Lyndon Basha in News | Article permalink on Dec 19 2019

Over the Christmas Period our opening times will be: Christmas Eve (24th Dec): 8am – 4pm Christmas Day (25th Dec): 24 Hour Emergency Care Boxing Day (26th Dec): 24 Hour Emergency Care Friday (27th Dec): 8am – 9pm Saturday (28th Dec): 8am – 5pm Sunday (29th Dec): 10am – 2pm Monday (30th Dec): 8am – 9pm New Year’s Eve (31st Dec): 8am – 5pm New Year’s Day (1st Jan): 24 Hour Emergency Care Thursday (2nd Jan): back to normal:…

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The Warmth of Christmas In the Air

Posted by Lyndon Basha in News | Article permalink on Dec 11 2019

There was more than just Hot Chocolate and Mulled Wine to warm the air last Saturday at Animal Ark.    Local animal charities stalls lined the car park, with a crowd of people and pets making for a wonderful ‘Christmas Market’ atmosphere.     The ‘Hot Chocolate Bar’ made its debut which was a sensational hit, as people also tucked into mince pies and mulled wine.     Santa and his Little Helpers were kept busy….

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Christmas Party 7 Dec 2019

Posted by Lyndon Basha in Events, News | Article permalink on Nov 08 2019

Saturday 7 December 4:30pm – 7:30pm Bored of Brexit? Want a distraction from the general election?  What better way to kick off the festive season and get into the spirit of things with our Christmas Party? Join us for Mince Pies, Christmas Drinks and Santa’s Pet Grotto on Saturday 7 December 2019, 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…

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