Please remember the devastating effects summer heat can have on dogs

Wood Green, The Animals Charity, today, calls on us all to help ensure dogs do not lose their lives as a result of our ignorant behavior. With the Summer solstice just behind us and the prospect of much warmer days ahead, the charity says this is exactly the time of year that their admissions team…

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Hot Dogs!

My earliest experience as a vet dealing with a ‘proper’ emergency happened barely a week after graduating. A few of us baby-vets had gone to Cornwall for a few days of learning to surf, proudly celebrating the addition of nine brand new capital letters which now technically followed all of our names. Returning from the…

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Summer Pet Dangers

Isn’t it great when the sun comes out over Sussex? Everyone’s smiling away, everything looks better and we all can’t wait to get out and enjoy our surroundings. But we’re also all aware of the risks that come with hot weather and most of us take the necessary precautions to avoid sunburn, allergies and heatstroke….

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