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 …

Boxers

Do you remember the John Lewis advert featuring Buster the Boxer. If you hadn’t seen it over Christmas the clip showed a boxer jumping around on a trampoline and having lots of fun. Figures released by the Kennel Club showed that searches for Boxer puppies on its Find a Puppy website rose by 160 per cent …

Cat Flu

Feline Influenza or Cat Flu as it is more popularly known is similar to a human cold. It’s not usually serious if you have a healthy adult cat. However, it can fatal to young kittens, old cats and those that have an immunity problem such as Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (read our blog on FIV HERE) …