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    How to tackle obesity in dogs

    Posted in Small Animal on by Abii Dowdy One of the biggest challenges seen by many vets in the UK is having to deal with obese dogs. It is a serious problem that is often overlooked by many owners. Unfortunately, overweight pets are at a higher risk of … Continue reading

    SMALL ANIMAL INSURANCE

    Posted in Small Animal on by Abii Dowdy Here at Towcester Vets, we understand that the costs of veterinary care for your pet can be unexpected. To help you during an already difficult time our team members, Debbie and Alison, are dedicated to processing insurance claims on your … Continue reading

    How to get lambing right? Ask the ewes!

    Posted in Farm Animal on by Abii Dowdy The energy and protein requirements close to lambing can increase by 60%, putting ewes under a lot of strain. To meet this energy demand, we must get the nutrition right in the build up to lambing, otherwise metabolic issues such … Continue reading

    Benchmarking antibiotic use on farm

    Posted in Farm Animal on by Abii Dowdy Thank you to all the clients who have provided stock numbers in the last 3 months – Els has been busily using the data to calculate antibiotic usage per farm, adjusted for the number of animals present at the time.This … Continue reading

    Wound healing using a cast

    Posted in Equine on by Abii Dowdy Our team has pulled together the following images to show the benefits of casting to help with wound healing. Call our team on 01327 811007 to chat to one of our vets! One of the common reasons that wounds fail … Continue reading

    TOXIC TREATS

    Posted in Small Animal on by Abii Dowdy We understand that as your dog is part of the family, it is only right that they should open a gift on Christmas morning. With the influx of Christmas-themed toys, treats and stockings available to purchase, it’s important that owners … Continue reading

    Look after your vaccines so they can look after your stock!

    Posted in Farm Animal on by Abii Dowdy Vaccines do a wonderful job protecting our animals from a variety of diseases and are a worthwhile investment to ensure the health of your herd or flock. However, it makes sense to protect this investment by making sure you look … Continue reading

    Firework season: how to help your horse!

    Posted in Equine, Horses on by Abii Dowdy Even the most bombproof of ponies can be scared by fireworks and with Bonfire night fast approaching it is important we are prepared to keep our horses as calm as possible. Take a look at our top tips below and … Continue reading

    How to stamp out lameness in your flock

    Posted in Farm Animal on by Abii Dowdy Lameness is one of the biggest costs to the sheep farmer in the UK. Our team has written this article to help producers understand the reasons why their flock could be suffering and to highlight measures to help reduce the … Continue reading

    Arthritis & your pets

    Posted in Small Animal on by Abii Dowdy Many pet owners in the UK own older pets. Whether these are dogs, cats, rabbits or exotics, once our pets start to go grey, we need to monitor their health more closely to pick up on problems that may be … Continue reading
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