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    Antifreeze poisoning

    Posted in Small Animal on by Abii Dowdy With the weather getting colder and the constant need to de-ice our cars, we want to alert everyone to the danger Ethylene glycol (antifreeze) poses for our pets. Animal poisoning by antifreeze is worryingly common in the winter months as … Continue reading

    Can I take my pet abroad after Brexit?

    Posted in Small Animal on by Abii Dowdy We have updated our previous blog about pet travel in response to the latest release from the APHA. They have issued the following requirements for all pets travelling to the EU in the event we have a no-deal Brexit.   … Continue reading

    Upcoming firework season

    Posted in Small Animal on by Abii Dowdy The upcoming festive season is quickly approaching and with this comes fireworks; with bonfire night, Christmas and New Years Eve all on the horizon, it is important to take precautions for our pets that may not find the celebrations as … Continue reading

    Dental disease in older dogs

    Posted in Small Animal, Surgical on by Abii Dowdy Basil is a 14 year old, male Parson Russell Terrier. With his increasingly bad breath and noted poor dental health, the decision was made to undergo a general anaesthetic in order to extract the severely affected teeth and to scale … Continue reading

    NO Fear the Roadworks doesnt stop us here!

    Posted in Small Animal on by Kat Mozdzynski

    As many of you will be aware the A5 (Watling Street) through Towcester will be closed for approximately 17 weeks from 23 July 2018 while roadworks take place. At Towcester Vets will still be open as normal and diversions around … Continue reading

    Paulerspury Vets Opening Tuesday 1st May!

    Posted in Equine, Farm Animal, Small Animal, Surgical on by Kat Mozdzynski

    Exciting news as our Paulerspury Small Animal Clinic, located at the same site as Towcester Equine Vets (Plum Park Farm), is OFFICIALLY opening on Tuesday 1st May 2018! We will be open for bookings from 9am – 10:30am Monday to … Continue reading

    Alabama Rot! What you need to know….

    Posted in Small Animal on by Kat Mozdzynski

    We are aware of a post on social media claiming that there has been a confirmed case of Alabama Rot in Stoke Bruerne. This, however, to our knowledge is not the case. The patient in question was treated at Davies … Continue reading


    We are Supporting the #Breed to Breathe Campaign!

    Posted in Small Animal on by Kat Mozdzynski

    The British Veterinary association is campaigning to raise awareness of the problems brachycephalic or snort nosed dog breeds face as a result of their breeding. Brachycephalic breeds have a short or compressed skull shape, giving them a flat faced look. … Continue reading

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    Throwing Sticks for your Dog….A potentially dangerous playtime!

    Posted in Small Animal on by Kat Mozdzynski

    There has been a national campaign recently warning dog owners about the dangers of throwing sticks for their pets to fetch after a reported rise in life-threatening injuries. We have seen numerous cases over the years from pieces of wood … 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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