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    Remember your pets this 5th of November

    Posted in Small Animal on by Kat Mozdzynski

    So fireworks celebrations are here and whilst we all enjoy a good display, the majority of our pets show discomfort and fear when faced with sudden loud noises. So we have put together some advice on how to prepare for … Continue reading

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    Tackling the Broken Tackle!

    Posted in Small Animal on by Kat Mozdzynski

    Men, it is time to cross your legs and feel very sorry for this chap called Charlie, a 5 year old working Labrador retriever who had a very unfortunate accident. Charlie presented to us one afternoon with an inability to … Continue reading

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    A 3 HOUR STITCH-UP!

    Posted in Equine, Horses on by Abii Dowdy Whilst out hacking Chaz managed to injure himself by sitting on a fence. His rider immediately called Onley Equine Vets . The wound was around 50cm in length and breached the underlying muscle. The wound was clipped and cleaned and … Continue reading
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    Thorn in the eye!

    Posted in Equine, Horses on by Abii Dowdy On our Facebook page recently, we asked our followers what they could see in the above photo. Our vet Abi has released the answer! Well done to everybody that guessed correctly!   "This pony came in from the field with … Continue reading
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    How to combat colic

    Posted in Equine, Horses on by Abii Dowdy Combating horse colic The horse’s digestive tract is very sensitive and it’s remarkably long, at more than 30 metres from oesophagus to rectum. If you were to unravel it, it would be twice the length of a London bus. It’s … Continue reading
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    TOWCESTER VETERINARY CENTRE’S CHARITY CALENDAR FOR 2018

    Posted in Equine, Farm Animal, Horses, Small Animal on by Abii Dowdy Following the success of our equine team baring all to raise money for the Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance back in 2016, the team decided it was time to strip off again! However, the equine vets were not the only … Continue reading
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    Coffin Joint Osteoarthritis

    Posted in Equine, Horses on by Abii Dowdy This horse was presented to our clinic for a lameness investigation. His owner complained that the horse hadn't felt right for the last few weeks. On examination it was found there was bilateral effusion (swelling) of both front coffin joints. Effusion … Continue reading
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    Successful First On Farm Meeting For Towcester Vets

    Posted in Farm Animal on by Kat Mozdzynski

    Towcester Farm Vets were delighted with their first on-farm meeting held in September this year. Hosted by kind permission of George Mayo at Handley Barn, the topic for discussion was ‘Sheep Lameness – Lesion Recognition, Treatment and Control’. The afternoon … Continue reading

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    Antimicrobial Resistance Data….What is your usage on Farm?

    Posted in Farm Animal on by Kat Mozdzynski

    The use of antimicrobials, or antibiotics as they are more commonly known, in farming is getting increasing amounts of government and main stream media attention. This is because certain drug classes that we use within farm animal production are also … Continue reading

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    Bluetongue Found in Imported stock

    Posted in Farm Animal, Uncategorized on by Kat Mozdzynski

    The British Veterinary Association is warning everyone to be extra vigilant when importing livestock after Defra announced that a number of cattle that tested positive for Bluetongue virus BTV-8 were imported from France. The BVA says “The animals entered the UK … Continue reading

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