Posted in October 2015

The Essential Guide to Pet Insurance

Posted 02 Dec 2016

Did you know that you are more likely to claim on your pet insurance than your car or home policy?* Unfortunately, there is no National Health Service for pets, and the cost of treatment is always on the rise due to advances in new drugs and equipment. At Medivet, we understand that your pet is an important member of your family – that’s why we highly recommend you take out a pet insurance ... Read more

Petplan Veterinary Awards 2016

Posted 30 Oct 2015

Each year our veterinary teams deal with all manner of unusual and difficult cases, from pets eating things they shouldn’t to rare diseases.  However, whatever the challenge, our teams are always dedicated to giving your pets the best treatment they can. Our patients are obviously unable to tell us how much they appreciate the hard work we put in, and as we all know most pets don’t get excit... Read more

Going Batty!

Posted 27 Oct 2015

With Halloween almost upon us, we thought it was time to shed some more light on one of the most mysterious creatures of the night – bats. Reclusive and often misunderstood, these shy little critters have acquired themselves a ferocious reputation over the centuries. Thanks to tales like Dracula and a plethora of vampire movies portraying them as bloodthirsty hunters, these cute little furbal... Read more

New to Neutering?

Posted 23 Oct 2015

Have you become the proud parent of a kitten but are unsure of when to neuter them? The answer might surprise you! At the moment in the UK we are facing somewhat of a kitty-crisis, with far too many litters being born but having no home to go to. This results in thousands of strays and places huge pressure on charities like the RSPCA who have to try and rehome cats or place them in private b... Read more

Avoiding Fireworks Fear

Posted 20 Oct 2015

Dogs and cats can very easily become fearful of something. This fear can perpetuate until they are beside themselves with worry. It often starts as quite an innocuous thing. A car backfiring startled them and now any noise that sounds similar to that is something to be afraid of. Unfortunately, our love of our pets often reinforces this behaviour. Our natural instinct is to comfort our dog wh... Read more