Christmas and New Year opening times

BASILDON Christmas Eve:  8am to 1pm, 1pm onwards – Emergencies Only Christmas Day:  Closed – Emergencies only Boxing Day:  Closed – Emergencies only Thursday, December 27th:  8am to 8pm Friday, December 28th:  8am to 8pm Saturday, December 29th: 9am to 12.30pm New Year’s Eve: 8am to 5pm New Year’s Day: Closed – Emergencies only   …

Pet Blood Donors Urgently Needed

Can You Help Save a Pets Life? – Pet Blood Donors Urgently Needed Every day, dogs like yours need blood transfusions and for many procedures a transfusion is a clinical necessity. Without blood donors veterinary surgeons could not undertake important and often life saving operations. An ideal donor has a very calm temperament, is fully vaccinated, …

Conkers, Acorns and Your Dog

Autumn……for some it’s a great time of year. Harvest festivals, the changing colours of the trees and kicking through piles of leaves while walking through the park. For others Autumn means the summer is over, the nights are getting longer, the days are getting shorter and it’s cold and wet.  Autumn also means there will …

Leonbergers

When deciding on what sort of dog you are looking for there are certain things you should think about such as size, cost, behaviour, needs of the pet etc. If you are looking for a dog that’s BIG, very hairy, loves the outdoors and activities such as swimming, hiking, sled pulling, and is dependable and …

Pugs

One of the most popular breeds of dog we see at Cherrydown Vets is Pugs.  They are lovely little things. They look cute with their wrinkly face and curled tail and they are fun and mischievous dogs.  However, one thing we picked up on is some of the owners, particularly those who are new to …