Posted in December 2015

All I Want for Christmas: Pet Gifts on a Budget

Posted 06 Dec 2016

Are you looking for the perfect gift for your furry friend this Christmas, but don’t want to stretch the purse strings? According to statistics released by the Blue Cross, around half of us will be making sure our pets don’t miss out on a festive gift this year.  If you are a pet owner who has your pet’s name included on your Christmas shopping list, remember, you don’t have to spend a fort... Read more

Introducing Medivet Esher

Posted 29 Dec 2015

We regularly go around the country to speak with staff at our practices and find out more about them, news from their area and useful animal health advice. This week we spoke with Louise Lohne who is the Branch Partner at Medivet Esher, in Surrey. Louise’s path to become a Veterinary Surgeon took her from a Norwegian island via Budapest to Derbyshire, before heading to Surrey. Growing up on... Read more

Keeping Your Furry Friends Winter-Proofed

Posted 25 Dec 2015

With the mercury dropping and winter well and truly upon us, we need to think of the effects that the colder temperatures can have, not only on us, but on our pets too. Even covered in fur, plummeting conditions can take their toll on our four-legged family members, and we need to keep in mind the dangers that changes in temperature can pose for them. Here are our top tips for keeping your be... Read more

10 Tips for a Stress-Free Christmas

Posted 22 Dec 2015

  Christmas is an exciting time for us. It’s the opportune time of year to meet with friends and family, indulge in festive meals and tasty treats and welcome in a brand new year.  However, amongst all the commotion, it can sometimes slip our minds that actually Christmas can be quite a stressful experience for our furry friends. There are more people than usual entering their home, strange a... Read more

Mum's the Word: A Parent's Perspective on Nursing

Posted 18 Dec 2015

  Juggling a full-time veterinary nursing career with a growing family can be a daunting prospect. Busy shifts, weekend and out-of-hours work, and generally unpredictable shift patterns can make being there for your family as much as you’d like to be a challenge. So how do new mums in the veterinary industry cope? We spoke to Medivet’s very own Head Nurse Katie Shine to find out. How long hav... Read more