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17-07-2013 - - Veterinary - 0 comments
Dogs Die In Hot Cars - Don't Cook Your Dog!

If you believe opening a couple of windows is enough to make your pet comfortable in the car please take heed of this video clip. It explains the risks to your dog(s) when you leave it in the car.


15-07-2013 - - Veterinary - 0 comments
The Blocked cat

A "blocked" cat describes a patient that can't pass urine due to an obstruction. It's more common in males, and if untreated can lead to a life-threatening condition in days.

The Veterinary Expert website provides independent advice and information, and has recently covered this topic.

10-07-2013 - - Farm - 0 comments

Following the recent launch of the new Schmallenberg vaccine (Bovilis SBV by MSD) here is some further information regarding the disease and the reasons and logistics in vaccination:

05-07-2013 - - Pig - 0 comments
A Fond Farewell

Pete Bown is retiring to pastures new after 45 years of dedicated service to The George Veterinary Group and in particular, The George Pig Practice! 

03-07-2013 - - Farm - 0 comments
Blowfly - Are You Prepared For Strike?

Experts advise that preventive action against blowfly strike must be considered even after the unseasonal weather. As temperatures rise above 9°C, overwintered blowfly larvae start to develop and eventually pupate, so the start of the strike season will not be far behind. Blowfly strike can be easily prevented through the use of products which contain insect growth regulators (IGRs).
ITV news covered this preventable issue, with our own Tom Oxtoby on farm to discuss it further. You will find this and more information by clicking through to read more. 

02-07-2013 - - Farm - 0 comments
The Farm Vets July Newsletter

Are your cows walking comfortably? This month Ian Cardiff takes us through the the various options to ensure an easier journey for your cows.