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Thursday, 4 April 2019 - 6:03pm

 

Our new Lifetime Care Club plans offer significant savings and allows for the cost of preventative care treatments to be spread over convenient monthly payments. Click HERE to find out more.

Tuesday, 19 February 2019 - 12:32pm

 

You may find some parts of our website are inaccessible, please bear with us whilst we update our website!

Friday, 8 February 2019 - 5:19pm

With less than 50 days to go until the United Kingdom leaves the European Union, we wanted to remind pet owners about travelling with their pet, into the EU.

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Friday, 14 December 2018 - 3:57pm

Check out our Christmas and New Year opening times for the Crediton and Tedburn practices! 

If you think you may run out of food or prescription medication over the festive break, please ensure you request it before Thursday 18th December 

Thursday, 1 November 2018 - 11:11am

Our first November focus is Feline Heart Disease.

Feline heart disease, specifically hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) can effect any cat, but is genetically predisposed to Maine Coon's, Ragdoll's and other breeds. However, if undiagnosed, hyperthyroidism and hypertension (high blood pressure) are well known to cause similar heart changes.

HCM is characterised by a thickening of the muscle of the left ventricle, leading to abnormal relaxation and reduced stroke volume,...

Monday, 29 October 2018 - 9:17am

With bonfire night coming up, it can be a stressful time for our pets, but there are measures you can take to minimise this.

  • Knowing when firework displays are scheduled can help, as this means you can prepare early. 
  •  Keep your pet in their normal routine. Changing their routine can be upsetting for them, though you may need to ensure cats are shut indoors and dogs have been for their evening walk earlier than usual. 
  •  Close curtains and keep lights on, to...
Monday, 15 October 2018 - 2:58pm

Autumn is an exciting time for St Boniface Vets. With the change in the season, comes a focus on changes in Endocrine (hormone) conditions.  

Over the next few months, we will be focussing on some of the key Endocrine conditions that can affect your pet. Cushings Disease in September, Diabetes in October and diseases that can affect our older feline friends in November and December.

Keep your eyes peeled for details, offers and more information on these conditions, which could...

Friday, 13 July 2018 - 3:54pm

ST Boniface Veterinary Clinic of Exeter Road, Crediton has supported local families and their pets for more than six decades.

St Boniface Vets has grown from a two-vet mixed practice to a 13-strong veterinary team; offering dedicated small animal, equine and large animal services.

Despite this expansion it remains a family-run business committed to providing the best in veterinary care.

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Friday, 6 July 2018 - 5:58pm

Please read below for advice on heat stroke, how to cool your dog, rabbit and guinea pigs, plus the signs of dehydration

How to cool off your dog on a hot day:

1. Offer a cool pack or wet towel for them to lay on
2. Put ice cubes in their water bowl
3. Dip their paws in said water bowl (Dogs sweat through their paws)
4. Offer access to a paddling pool with shallow, cool water
5. Early morning and late evening walks (DO NOT EXERCISE...

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