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, …

Cherrydown’s fearless four go nuclear for charity

Cherrydown Vets at Nuclear Races

Fearless staff at Cherrydown Vets in Essex managed to raise a bomb for charity with a sponsored ‘nuclear’ obstacle race. Cherrydown’s operations support manager Emma Blackman and vets Kim Woods, Amy Andrews and Laura Axten all took part in the daunting Nuclear Races challenge and raised £700 for Dogs on the Street London, which offers …

Cherrydown invests in new life-saving equipment

Lisa Pitt with Emilia

A leading Essex vets has invested £6,000 in new life-saving patient monitors for its flagship practice in Basildon. The equipment installed at Cherrydown Vets is used to track at-risk animals to provide a more in-depth analysis of their condition. The monitors, which are normally only seen in animal hospitals, provide real-time blood pressure readings and …

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 …