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Here at Cherrydown Vets, we are committed to providing the best quality healthcare for your pet. Important Announcement: Changes to our Out-of-Hours Service at Cherrydown Vets from 24th June 2024 Dear Valued Clients, We are writing to inform you of an important change regarding our out-of-hours service at Cherrydown Vets. After careful consideration, we have …

Allergies in Cats

The most common allergies in cats Cats commonly experience four types of allergies: insects (fleas), food allergies, atopic dermatitis (triggered by house dust, pollen, and moulds) and contact allergies. While they exhibit shared physical expressions and signs, each allergy type also presents unique features. If you believe your cat is showing signs of an allergy, then …

What’s Better for My Cat: Wet or Dry Food?

A frequent question asked is whether cats should consume canned or dry food. Fortunately, many commercial cat foods offer an excellent nutritional source, whether in the form of dry or wet cat food. However, hinges on various factors, including weight, health conditions and budget. Deciding whether to opt for dry, canned or a combination of both …

Introducing Pets to Children

Children and pets can form wonderful bonds and many parents aspire for their children to grow up alongside furry companions. When introducing them for the first time, it’s essential to establish a safe and comfortable environment where children and pets can begin to familiarise themselves with each other. Having pets is a great way of …

Separation Anxiety in Dogs: Signs & Methods for Pet Owners

Eight out of ten dogs, according to research, have trouble adjusting to being alone. Yet, half won’t exhibit any overt symptoms, making it easy for owners to overlook. Behavioural issues due to separation anxiety in dogs In certain dogs, behaviours related to separation are a result of boredom caused by insufficient physical and mental stimulation. …

Common allergies in dogs

From skin irritations to digestive issues, understanding and addressing common allergies in dogs is essential for ensuring their wellbeing. In this blog, we delve into the world of canine allergies, exploring their types, symptoms and effective management strategies. Food Allergies in Dogs Food allergies can manifest through various symptoms, including gastrointestinal issues or skin problems. …

Cherrydown Easter opening hours

CHANGES TO OUR SERVICES DURING EASTER WEEKEND Easter is almost here, and we’d like to remind you that our opening hours over the Bank Holiday weekend may differ from our usual availability. Please refer to the list below to ensure you’re aware of our opening hours during the Easter weekend.