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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


    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


    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

    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

    Pyometra – how can you protect your dog?

    Posted in Small Animal, Surgical on by Abii Dowdy Pyometra (also known as ‘Pyo’) is a condition affecting female dogs that requires urgent veterinary attention, without this your dog’s life is at risk. Pyo is an infection of the uterus caused by E.coli, a bacteria found in your dog’s … Continue reading

    Preventative healthcare against parasites!

    Posted in Small Animal on by Abii Dowdy Take a look at our latest article on how preventative treatments can help to keep your whole family safe from infection. A parasite is an organism that lives in or on another animal and benefits from depriving them of nutrients. … Continue reading

    Helping hedgehogs over Summer!

    Posted in Small Animal on by Abii Dowdy Once the rainy weather disappears, it is important that we try to help the British wildlife that may be roaming around our gardens over Summer. We have gathered a few simple tips together that you can easily implement into your … Continue reading

    Summer Survival guide for Pet owners

    Posted in Small Animal on by Abii Dowdy With the UK warming up for Summer we thought it would be useful to gather a few tips to keep your pet in top condition: Keeping your pet cool To help your pet keep cool we recommend walking them either … Continue reading

    Pet Loss & Bereavement Support Advisor

    Posted in Equine, Farm Animal, Horses, Small Animal, Surgical on by Abii Dowdy We are happy to announce that we now have our very own Bereavement Support Advisor. Tessa, one of our Receptionists, has completed a Pet Loss & Bereavement Support Advisor Course through Innovet-CPD Training, as well as completing an 8 week … Continue reading

    obesity in pets

    Posted in Small Animal on by Abii Dowdy Pet obesity is a serious problem in the UK with many pets being classed as ‘over ideal’ on the body condition score chart.  Obesity can have a detrimental effect on pet health and increases chances of developing conditions such as … Continue reading Tagged , , ,
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