Posted in November 2016

Product Recall Urges Cat Owners to be Aware

Posted 23 Nov 2016

As vets, it is our duty to keep you informed of any veterinary product recalls so you can ensure your pet remains happy and healthy, so we would like to make you aware of a recent product recall, which was issued by Veterinary Medicines Directorate earlier last week, that urges cat owners to check their pet’s flea treatments.  Flea and tick drops containing permethrin – which is poisonous to c... Read more

Braveheart Barley

Posted 16 Nov 2016

Back in September, a beautiful six-year-old Cocker Spaniel named Barley visited Medivet Oakdale with an upset tummy and then later rewarded with a Braveheart Award – an award that is given to patients who display tremendous amounts of bravery during treatment. Here’s Barley’s story… Barley had been vomiting and suffering with diarrhoea for a few days so had become dehydrated. The team admitted... Read more

Time to Visit Medivet at the London Vet Show

Posted 09 Nov 2016

Freebies, competitions and goody bags galore – these are just a few of the things that make veterinary trade shows and exhibitions so exciting. But what really makes this year’s London Vet Show a must-attend event is the opportunity it provides for veterinary professionals to listen to – and interact with – some of the leading thinkers and practioners within the profession; you’d be barking ma... Read more

Peace of Mind with Pet Insurance

Posted 02 Nov 2016

Owning a pet is an incredibly rewarding experience, but as pet owners, we know that not everything runs as smoothly as we’d like them to. Often our adorable bundles of joy will tear the curtains or ruin the sofa with their muddy paws, but the problem isn’t always as minor as that. Sometimes the problem can be much more life-threatening and costly, whether this is down to an illness, an injury,... Read more