Posted in 2016

How Your Small Change Serves a Big Purpose

Posted 23 Dec 2016

As 2017 looms larger and we ready ourselves for the New Year, we can’t help but look back on 2016 and feel a little bit proud of what our Saving the Rhino project has achieved this year. And those achievements are thanks in large part to each of you reading this, our clients, and the micro-donations you’ve made via Pennies, the digital charity box. Back in 2015, Medivet the Vets joined forces ... Read more

What You Need to Know About Alabama Rot

Posted 15 Dec 2016

Due to an increasing number of cases being reported across England recently, dog owners are being urged to steer clear from woodland areas because of a very serious disease known as Alabama Rot. Sadly, if the signs of Alabama Rot are not spotted early, it can lead to sudden and potentially fatal kidney failure. But what exactly is this disease and how can you ensure your furry friend is safe?... Read more

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