Vets urge tortoise owners to microchip their pets

tortoise microchipping

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 …

Hamster Lavender loses leg after cooker calamity

hamster broken leg

When the Weeks family brought little Lavender, a four-month-old Syrian hamster, into our out-of-hours service, it was obvious she had caused herself some damage. The family had been left baffled when Lavender was not in her cage and had apparently gone missing from their Wickford home. However, after a hunt for the newest member of the …