Posted in April 2016

Visit us at the National Pet Show 2016

Posted 29 Apr 2016

The National Pet Show (formerly known as the London Pet Show) will return to London ExCeL on the 7th and 8th May 2016 and it promises to be a great day out for pet lovers, owners and families! Will you be attending the UK’s largest pet show this year? Come and say hello to the Medivet family at stand D660 (in the dog zone) where we’ll be operating on Ted, the mischievous teddy whose eyes are... Read more

Gastric Torsion: Don't Get it Twisted

Posted 26 Apr 2016

This is Precious, a very brave nine and a half year old Saint Bernard who belongs to the lovely receptionist, Vicki, at Medivet Littlemoor, and her fiancé Craig. Precious was awarded Medivet Wool's Braveheart Award for April – an award that is given to patients who display tremendous amounts of bravery during treatment. Here’s why… Precious’ story… A few weeks ago, Precious was incredibly p... Read more

Save the Rhino Day

Posted 22 Apr 2016

Sunday 1st May marks a very special day in which people all across the world will show their support for rhino conservation – Save the Rhino Day!  Rhino poaching has sadly reached a crisis point and if it continues to increase at the current rate, then rhinos could become extinct in the wild by 2026. Save the Rhino Day is celebrated on 1st May 2016 and it draws attention to the plight of th... Read more

Are You a Responsible Pet Owner?

Posted 19 Apr 2016

In light of National Pet Month this April, we would like to take this opportunity to raise awareness of responsible pet ownership. To be a responsible pet owner requires a huge amount of time, energy and patience – but most of all, love! All animals are different, and responsible pet owners provide for their pets’ needs in many ways. What qualities make a pet owner a responsible one? Is ther... Read more

Helping Felix Find His Feet

Posted 12 Apr 2016

Back in October 2015, the team at our support centre hosted a charity event in aid of Guide Dogs UK. Our support centre colleagues were introduced to two guide dogs in training called Bubbles and Jogle, along with their voluntary puppy walkers, to learn more about how guide dogs can change lives for the blind. If you missed our blog, you can find out more about the event here. During this even... Read more