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Protecting Our Planet

Our team is dedicated to making Copthorne Vets as environmentally friendly and sustainable as possible. Last year we appointed one of our RVN’s, Maddi, to become our very own ‘Environmental Sustainability Champion’ to help us bring our eco ideas to fruition and since then we have been very busy! We now have an environmental sustainability [...]

2024-02-09T19:28:35+00:00February 8th, 2024|

Compulsory Cat Chipping

Compulsory cat microchipping is coming! Did you know that 25% of cats in the UK have not been microchipped? This means that of the approximately 2.8 million cats that aren’t microchipped in the UK, those living in England will need to be chipped by 10th June 2024 when the new legislation comes into place1. What [...]

2024-02-09T19:36:36+00:00February 3rd, 2024|

February is Pet Dental Month!

Book your pet in for dental treatment during our Dental Health Month in February and receive 10% off dental* work and 10% off associated anaesthetic* fees! Did you know 80% of dogs and 85% of cats over the age of 3 have some sort of dental disease? Could your pet be one of them? If [...]

2024-01-16T03:02:52+00:00January 16th, 2024|

Changes to Prescriptions for Anti-Parasitic Treatments

From today, 12th January 2024, our governing body the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) has made some changes to ensure the responsible prescribing of POM-V anti-parasitic treatments (flea/tick/worm treatments, etc). The Veterinary Medicines Regulations (VMRs) rules include the requirement for a veterinary prescription for all POM-V medicines including anti-parasitic treatments. In order for a [...]

2024-01-16T03:03:38+00:00January 12th, 2024|

Christmas Opening Hours

Saturday 23rd December 8.30am – 3pm as normal Christmas Eve - Closed Christmas Day – Closed Boxing Day – Closed Wednesday 27th December 8.30am – 7pm as normal Saturday 30th December – 8.30am – 3pm as normal New Years Eve - Closed New Years Day – Closed Opening hours as normal all other days Remember [...]

2023-12-23T05:48:47+00:00December 21st, 2023|

Protecting our Environment – Safe Disposal of Veterinary Medicines

Here at Copthorne Vets we are passionate about protecting the environment and are continually looking for new ways to make our practice as environmentally friendly and sustainable as possible. But we can’t do this alone and this is where we need your help! As responsible pet owners we know that you too care about the [...]

2023-11-08T02:42:16+00:00November 8th, 2023|

Cat Vaccine Supply Problem

Unfortunately, we have been informed by our suppliers of a national shortage of cat vaccines due to the ongoing and increasing global demand for vaccines. We have a small supply available to us until this issue is resolved, which we are hopeful will be by the end of the year, but it may take until [...]

2023-11-08T02:42:45+00:00November 7th, 2023|

Prescribing Antibiotics

Due to changes enforced by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS), regulations have changed regarding the prescribing of antibiotics. From 1st September 2023, ANY type of antibiotic can only be prescribed following a physical examination by a veterinary surgeon. This includes ALL types of antibiotics - injectable, oral, and topical treatments that are often [...]

2023-09-05T16:58:52+00:00September 1st, 2023|
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