Cherrydown Vets in Basildon warn about grass seed dangers to cats and dogs

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Grass seeds are a common problem during the spring and summer months. While your pet explores the outdoors, grass seed can easily brush off the tops of long grass stems onto their bodies. Cherrydown Vets in Basildon explain that the seeds have pointed ends and are exceptionally sharp, so they become trapped in your pet’s …

Basildon Vets list top 10 hazards to watch out for this summertime to protect your pets

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Summertime in Basildon brings longer days, warmer climates, new adventures and outdoor socialising, which with pets in tow, can be made even more enjoyable! However, when the temperatures rise, the dangers to our pets increase too. Cherrydown Vets in Basildon advise that to keep pets safe, you should be aware of potential hazards, as well …

Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month at Cherrydown Vets

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We’re celebrating our wonderful nurses at Cherrydown Vets in Basildon; want to join in? Throughout May, we will be raising awareness of the resilience and myriad of jobs our veterinary nurses have within our practice team and the wider veterinary industry. Below you’ll learn what Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month is, the roles our exceptional nurses …

Easter Opening Hours in Basildon

Easter Openings

Whether you’re planning a weekend break or a few days at home, we will be here in Basildon over the Easter weekend should you need us; however, our opening hours will vary from our usual times. Please familiarise yourself with our opening times over the Bank Holiday weekend. 15.04.2022 – Good Friday – Closed (Click …

How to help your itchy dog.

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Have you noticed your dog scratching a bit more than usual in Basildon? This article covers the common reasons your dog might have itchy skin and some top tips from ourselves at Cherrydown Vets for providing relief. Common dog skin conditions in Basildon If your dog has started itching and scratching more than usual, it …

Spring bank holiday and The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee opening hours

With an extended bank holiday on the horizon, we wanted to let you know that our opening hours may vary from our usual opening hours. Please see below our opening times and our out of hours contact number: Thursday 2 June 2022 – Spring bank holiday Closed Friday 3 June 2022 – Platinum Jubilee bank …

The role of a patient care assistant (PCA) in Basildon

The role of a patient care assistant in Basildon is so important working alongside and supporting the whole practice team to achieve the highest standards of patient care. Under the direction and supervision of a veterinary surgeon or registered veterinary nurse (RVN) they will assist with monitoring of inpatients, infection control and handling animals safely …

Spring hazards in Basildon

Spring is an exciting time for most of us in Basildon, pets included! Lighter nights mean more opportunities for us to be out and about in the Basildon area. To ensure a happy and safe season for your animals, take a minute to make yourself aware of hidden dangers which could lead to a poorly …