The role of a patient care assistant (PCA) in Basildon

The role of a patient care assistant in Basildon is so important working alongside and supporting the whole practice team to achieve the highest standards of patient care. Under the direction and supervision of a veterinary surgeon or registered veterinary nurse (RVN) they will assist with monitoring of inpatients, infection control and handling animals safely …

Spring hazards in Basildon

Spring is an exciting time for most of us in Basildon, pets included! Lighter nights mean more opportunities for us to be out and about in the Basildon area. To ensure a happy and safe season for your animals, take a minute to make yourself aware of hidden dangers which could lead to a poorly …

Accessing our services

Covid-update

**We would like to advise our clients in advance of some temporary changes to our opening hours as we upgrade our computer systems to continue to provide you and your pets with Cherrydown’s quality service. Monday 15th and Tuesday 16th August – we will be offering emergency and urgent care only. Please call us on …

Calling all cats aged seven or above! 

Feline Hypertension

Learn more about feline hypertension and book a blood pressure check in Basildon today… What is feline hypertension? Feline hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, commonly affects cats aged seven years or older in Basildon. As your cat ages, the risk of developing hypertension increases. Hypertension can often go undetected until it is too …

Festive Opening Hours in Basildon

xmas-hours

With Christmas around the corner, we wanted to ensure we had our opening times for the festive period in place for you. Please see below our Cherrydown Basildon opening times over Christmas and New Year. 24th December:  8am – 5pm.  5pm – 8pm coverage by our vet.  8pm – 8am Vets4Pets out of hours coverage. 25th …

Importance of pet insurance

insurance

We believe that pet insurance is an important part of responsible pet ownership in Basildon. Owning a pet is hugely rewarding, but it can also be expensive if they are to suffer an illness or injury. Having a good pet insurance policy allows you to concentrate on what’s best for your pet while knowing help …