Cherrydown is going green

WE HAVE DECIDED TO GO GREEN AND SAVE TREES BY EMAILING AND TEXTING VACCINATION BOOSTER REMINDERS RATHER THAN POSTING CARDS. WE WILL BE PHASING THIS IN SOON. PLEASE CHECK WITH RECEPTION THAT WE HAVE YOUR CORRECT MOBILE NUMBER AND EMAIL ADDRESS. IF YOU WOULD ALSO LIKE TO BE ON OUR NEWSLETTER EMAILING LIST PLEASE LET …

Distemper in Ferrets

Distemper in Ferrets Distemper is a contagious disease of dogs & ferrets caused by a virus. It is very serious and can be fatal. Most dogs are protected from distemper by their annual inoculation, and it is now a very rare condition in the UK, simply because of the availability of reliable vaccines. Recently there …

Animal CanCare Support Group: An introduction to cancer

Cancer is correctly termed a malignant neoplasm. A neoplasm is an abnormal proliferation of cells. A malignant neoplasm is a group of cells that undergo uncontrolled growth, invade and destroy the surrounding tissues and metastasize (spread to distant sites in the body). In all animals, new cells are constantly being made to replace old and …

Tri Paw Pals support group: an introduction to amputation

There are numerous reasons why owners may be presented with the difficult decision of having to amputate their dog’s or cat’s leg. Such cases may include: Bone cancer particularly osteosarcoma Other types of cancer affecting the bones/joints/soft tissues of the leg that can not be managed in any other  Trauma of the limb that makes …

New video: Meet Jonathan Nurse

In this video series meet the staff at Cherrydowns Vets. The first of the series sees our director Jonathan Nurse in the hot seat, with a tale of a dog who ate something he shouldn’t have

Cherrydown Vets Summer Newsletter 2011

Our Summer 2011 newsletter is out! You can read it below or your can download it here: Cherrydown Vets Newsletter Summer 2011 pdf.