News & Advice
Prepare your pets for the cooler months with a check-up at Towcester Vets
Autumn brings cooler temperatures and shorter days. Get our teams top tips on preparing your pets for the season ahead.
Catharina Arthurs answers your questions on your puppy’s chewing phase
Puppy chewing is just a phase you need to work through. Get all the answers to the common chewing questions.
Towcester Veterinary Centre gets honest about cats
Funny felines are all around us, whether at home or on the internet. But to keep them cute and healthy they need regular check-ups.
How to protect dogs from ticks in Towcester
Ticks are much more than just a nuisance to remove from your dog. Infected ticks can carry and transfer dangerous diseases.
Last call for ‘Teaser Ram’ Vasectomies
Using vasectomised “teaser” rams is widely recognised as the best way to kick start cycling activity in a group of ewes at the same time. This will make sure their ovaries are raring to go when tups are introduced to the field.
Breeding guinea pigs safely – why age matters
The team at Towcester Veterinary Centre can advise you when to breed your guinea pig for the first time to avoid tragedy.
Why cat microchipping is being made compulsory
Currently, cats do not have to be microchipped by law in the UK, but that’s about to change. Cat microchipping is set to become compulsory in 2021, with new legislation due to be passed in the coming months.
Important advice on feline pancytopenia for cat owners in Towcester
There has been a sudden and unexpected rise in cases of feline pancytopenia, a usually rare condition that can make cats very ill.
Catharina answers FAQs on dog pregnancy
Read our Head Vet’s answers to frequently asked questions such as ‘how long are dogs pregnant for’ and ‘are there any tell-tale symptoms?’
Help, my cat is having kittens! Read our pregnancy advice
What should you do if you think your cat could be pregnant? Towcester Veterinary Centre’s head nurse has some helpful advice.