The Vet Says- Kennel Cough

Infectious Bronchitis – otherwise known as ‘Kennel Cough’, is a very contagious disease of the respiratory system, which can affect dogs of any age. At best it  is somewhat uncomfortable and in extreme rare occasions can be fatal. The disease is caused by a mixture of viruses and bacteria, which pass easily from dog to dog …

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

Is your pet on the phone?

They say “there’s an app for that…” and they mean it. We were really chuffed to find out there’s now an app designed for the pet owner. The RSPCA has launched its My Pet app, which – amongst other things – includes: * RSPCA news * A diary to store your pet’s info as well as reminders for …

Vets shocked by abuse

This is the shocking story of an all too common occurrence.  Cherrydown vet Catherine treated a dog at the end of May who was incredibly malnourished and nervous. The dog’s name is Tilly, and this is her story. “On Friday 27th May 2011 our son Andrew was aware of a 4×4 vehicle rushing down the …