Learn how to identify and reduce worry, anxiety and stress in your pet

Just like humans, our pets can experience worry, anxiety and stress. Since we know how these emotions make us feel, we certainly want to help alleviate our pet’s distress where we can. However, our pets cannot voice their feelings, so how can we tell they are experiencing these emotions? The signs in pets are often …

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 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. …