Cherrydown Vets in Wickford talk about the importance of microchipping your pet

Microchips

Keeping our pets safe is important to all of us as pet owners. They trust us with their care and protection and microchipping can help with keeping them safe. A microchip identifies your pet as belonging to you. It contains a unique reference number that links to your details as an owner, stored on a …

Cherrydown Vets in Stanford Le Hope explain Kennel Cough myths and facts

Kennel-cough

Cherrydown Vets in Stanford Le Hope advise that the very name ‘kennel cough’ suggest that dogs are only at risk of contracting this airborne disease if you put them into boarding kennels, while you go on holiday for example. It’s for this reason that many pet owners don’t get their dog vaccinated, because they don’t …

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

summer

Summer 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 Wickford advise that to keep pets safe, you should be aware of potential hazards, as well as some top tips to …

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

grass-seeds

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 warn about grass seeds and freshly cut grass hazards

Dog-grass

Cherrydown vets, with vet practice in Basildon,  vet practice in Stanford Le Hope and vet practice in Wickford, are to answer your questions about grass seeds dangers to your pet. It is the season when issues related to grass seeds are quite common in pets, especially for dogs that spend a lot of time outdoors. …

Basildon vets advice on exercising your puppy and kitten

exercise

Cherrydown vets in Basildon are here to answer your question about how to exercise you pets. Puppies and kittens often have endless amounts of energy and enthusiasm, this is a great way to view the world, and we should encourage this optimism to help create confident cats and dogs. Harnessing this energy into appropriate exercise …