Changes at our practices

From Monday 3rd February 2020, we will be offering a booking system for afternoon and evening appointments at our branches. We have extended our evening surgeries from 5:00 – 6:30pm, also the walk in clinic at Stanford is now open from 9am. Please note if your pet falls ill unexpectedly, you can rely on our …

Don’t think of the present when thinking about pets

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A leading Essex vets practice is urging people to think carefully before giving someone a pet as a Christmas present. Cherrydown Vets’ clinical director, Laura Axten, said buying a pet as a gift could end in heart-breaking consequences. She said: “Pets are not a commodity, they are beings with feelings, and people who take them …

Make sure it’s Merry Christmas for you and your pets

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A leading Essex vet practice is warning pet owners to be aware of household hazards which could result in an emergency trip to surgery for their animals. Kevin Wood, clinical director at Cherrydown Vets, in Basildon, said Christmas can present a number of potential issues for pets as homes are decorated and a range of …

Be prepared to help pets de-stress, urge Cherrydown Vets

Pet lovers are being urged to be well prepared for what veterinary experts have highlighted as a time of year which can be difficult to keep animals calm. Noisy celebrations such as Halloween, Bonfire Night, Diwali, Christmas and New Year are all identified as occasions which can cause stress for pets. Help is at hand, …

Brexit uncertainty means pet owners should act now, warns leading vet

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A leading Essex vet is urging pet owners across the county to act now if they’re planning to travel to the European Union (EU) later this year. Kevin Wood, clinical director at Cherrydown Vets, in Basildon, is concerned a no-deal Brexit could scupper the current agreement which allows free travel across the EU for dogs, …