Vets urge tortoise owners to microchip escape-prone pets

We’re urging tortoise owners to microchip their escape-prone pets in a bid to reduce the number which end up in rescue centres every year. They may seem unlikely escapees, but hundreds of the reptiles go missing across the county every year. Tracking down the owners can then prove extremely difficult if the animals aren’t microchipped. We …

Heat Stroke

With temperatures soaring it is important to know about the effects of heat on your pets. With their thick coats they can find it very hard to regulate their temperature and this can lead to heat stroke. A dog was brought in to us recently suffering heat stroke after going on a little walk on …

ID Tags

As you already know, if you have a dog it should be microchipped. This is because on 6th April 2016 it became compulsory for all dogs to be have a microchip implanted (you can read more about the regulation change HERE). We were recently asked if a dog needs a chip if it already has …