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Latest News, Tips and Advice from Highfields Vet Surgery

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Desexing Your Pet: Answering Your Questions

Posted on 8 March 2021
Desexing Your Pet: Answering Your Questions
Desexing your pet presents many different health benefits. But, most of the time we are unsure of what these benefits actually are, which can lead us to wonder why we are putting our pets through this common routine procedure. We've put together a list of common questions regarding desexing so you know what you can expect and relax knowing your pet is in the best hands.   1) When should you desex your pet? Typically, we recommend desexing dogs from 4 to 6 months of age...
 

Signs Your Dog Is Dehydrated

Posted on 5 February 2021
Signs Your Dog Is Dehydrated
Knowing the signs of dehydration will help you keep your pet safe from a potentially fatal condition. With the summer months upon us, dogs are more susceptible to dehydrate though dehydration can occur at any time throughout the year. Dehydration is no laughing matter - it's a serious condition that can rapidly become a life or death situation for a dog. Understanding the signs will help you take action quickly.   What are the symptoms of a dehydrated dog? Loss of elasti...
 

How To Take Care Of Your Dog's Eyes

Posted on 11 January 2021
How To Take Care Of Your Dog's Eyes
There's nothing quite like the gazing looks of love your dog gives you. But those same loving eyes need care and attention in order to stay healthy. Your dog has no way of effectively keeping their eyes safe and clean, leaving them vulnerable to eye problems. Common eye issues, when left untreated, leaves your dog at risk of permanent damage and even blindness. Though sometimes overlooked, eye health should be considered a primary aspect of your dogs routine wellbeing checks.  ...
 

5 Tips For Keeping Your Pet Safe This Christmas

Posted on 14 December 2020
5 Tips For Keeping Your Pet Safe This Christmas
With the festive season upon us, it's important to keep in mind how you can keep your pets happy and safe throughout the celebrations. While you might be thinking there is nothing dangerous about the holiday season for your pets, there's several human friendly aspects that just aren't safe for animals that might not cross your mind. We've compiled a list of tips that will help your pet have the happiest and healthiest holidays possible (as well as little things you can d...
 

How To Protect Your Dog From Parvo

Posted on 30 November 2020
How To Protect Your Dog From Parvo
It's always an exciting and special experience to have a new puppy or dog in the family. This special and exciting time can quickly become a disaster if the new pet is unfortunate to face a bout of "parvo". Parvo is a nightmare for dogs - it can turn a healthy, playful puppy or dog into one that is fatally unwell.   What is parvo? Parvo is an extremely dangerous, extremely contagious virus that affects the gastrointestinal system and is a life threatening illness. T...
 
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