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Dogs and Lockdown

The Dogs Trust has some great advice for looking after your dogs during lockdown, here are just a few of them, please visit their website for more Indoor games Your dog may have less opportunity to run around outside at the moment, so make sure they have regular playtime, training, and enrichment sessions each [...]

2021-01-28T00:56:33+00:00January 22nd, 2021|

COVID-19 Update – November 2020

We are an Essential Business and will remain OPEN during the second National Lockdown On the 31st of October, the Prime Minister announced that England would enter a national lockdown from Thursday 5th November to Wednesday 2nd December. It has been confirmed by the British Veterinary Association that Veterinary practices are essential businesses, providing essential [...]

2020-11-04T07:56:28+00:00November 4th, 2020|Tags: |

Covid-19 Update – October 2020

Since March the world has certainly been a different place and we have all had to get used to doing things differently. From social distancing and wearing facemasks to meeting with friends and family virtually on-line. At the time of writing this, travel restrictions are gradually being eased and businesses are returning to the 'new [...]

2020-10-23T00:54:10+00:00October 23rd, 2020|Tags: |

Fact Sheet: Diarrhoea

Diarrhoea Diarrhoea is very common in dogs and also seen sometimes in cats. There are numerous different causes, depending on species, and treatment depends on the individual cause in each animal. Food related Diarrhoea is often food-related, particular in dogs. This may be due to scavenging food they shouldn’t have access to, [...]

2020-04-14T19:40:49+00:00April 14th, 2020|Tags: |

Fact Sheet: Vomiting

Vomiting Vomiting is a very common presenting complaint for dogs at the vets, and less commonly cats. It has a number of different causes, including dietary, gastrointestinal blockages and as a sign of internal disease elsewhere in the body. How serious it might be and how we treat it depends on the [...]

2020-04-14T19:41:43+00:00April 3rd, 2020|Tags: |

Fact Sheet: Cystitis and Urinary Infections

Cystitis and Urinary Infections The term 'cystitis' means inflammation of the bladder. This can be bacterial or sterile, the likelihood of which depends on the species and age of pet. There may also be crystals or stones formed within the urine which can cause mechanical irritation and even complete blockage. What are [...]

2020-04-14T19:41:54+00:00April 2nd, 2020|Tags: , |

Telephone Consultations

The team at Copthorne Vets want to reassure you that we are here to look after the health and well being of your pets during these challenging times. In response to social distancing recommendations and the restrictions that the government has placed on the movement of people, we are offering our clients telephone consultations for [...]

2020-04-06T17:09:50+00:00April 2nd, 2020|Tags: |

Fact sheet: Cat Vaccinations

Vaccinations - Cats What do they cover for? In the UK we routinely vaccinate our cats against feline herpesvirus, feline calicivirus and feline panleucopaenia virus. These three viruses are combined in the "tricat" vaccine. We also strongly recommend vaccinating for feline leukaemia virus, especially if they ever go outdoors. But what are [...]

2020-04-14T19:42:04+00:00March 30th, 2020|Tags: |

Fact sheet: Dog Vaccinations

Vaccinations - Dogs What do they cover for? In the UK we routinely vaccinate our dogs against four core diseases - distemper, hepatitis, parvovirus and leptospirosis. But what are these diseases and what do they do? Distemper is a very aggressive virus that starts with runny eyes and nose before quickly progressing [...]

2020-04-14T19:42:14+00:00March 30th, 2020|Tags: |
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