Olivia, Milli and Elsa taste success at their first Crufts

Our very own client care manager Olivia Noble and her two pet greyhounds have had a real taste of success at their first Crufts competition. Special Release, also known as Elsa, placed third in the Greyhound Special Racing/Lure Coursing category and Special Milli, also known as Milli, scooped a highly commended award, coming in fifth …

Advice to keep pets calm during ‘fireworks season’

  We’re offering help and advice to ensure it’s not a time of year for pets to fear, with Halloween and Bonfire Night both on the horizon. Whether it’s trick or treaters knocking on doors, Bonfire Night revellers letting off fireworks or further seasonal celebrations up until Christmas and the new year, autumn and winter …

Be aware of ‘trojan’ dogs

The danger of ‘trojan’ dogs from abroad bringing disease, infection and even rabies into the UK has been highlighted by Kevin Wood, our clinical director. Kevin wants to raise awareness of the increase of stray dogs being rehomed in this country after being rescued from pet sanctuaries on the continent. He said the illicit importing …

Protect pets as temperatures set to soar

With temperatures remaining high and forecasters predicting a sizzling summer across the UK, we are urging pet owners to keep their animals safe. Kevin Wood, clinical director at Cherrydown, is urging people not to leave their pets in cars or conservatories during the hot weather. Kevin said: “Temperatures inside a car can reach 120 degrees within minutes …

Olivia arrives as Cherrydown strives to deliver best client care

  Cherrydown Vets welcomed a new face earlier this year as we strive to continue offering the very best customer service. Olivia Noble joined the team at our Basildon branch in April as client care manager to support the managerial and reception teams. Having worked as a personal assistant and teacher, Olivia decided to pursue …

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 …