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Wednesday, 2 March 2016 - 5:53pm

Vacancy for a Cleaner - £7.00 per hour

We are seeking a Cleaner for our Crediton surgery.

We are looking for an individual to make sure that the Practice is presentable and hygienic in all areas.

You will be a great self-organiser, with high cleanliness standards as well as being trustworthy and comfortable lone working.

Some tasks will include; hovering, mopping, cleaning altro floors, empting bins, wiping down and tidying consulting rooms and cleaning the toilet...

Thursday, 11 February 2016 - 11:08am

Have your children or grandchildren ever lost their precious cuddly companion?

As part of our Microchip Awareness Campaign, we are also offering you the opportunity to get your teddy bear, cuddly or soft toy microchipped too! (ensuring he/she always makes a safe return home).

For every toy that is microchipped, St Boniface Vets will make a contribution to the RD&E Neonatal Unit; where several St Boniface babies had a helping hand in their 1st few days of...

Monday, 8 February 2016 - 3:55pm

The Microchipping of Dogs (England) Regulations 2015 requires all dogs over the age of 8 weeks of age to be fitted with a microchip from 6th April 2016. In order to be compliant the microchip must be correctly registered with the keeper’s contact details.

Over 100,000 dogs are picked up by local authorities each year and less than half of these dogs are re-united with their owners.  Don’t let this be your dog! A microchip is the most effective way of ensuring you are reunited with...

Sunday, 7 February 2016 - 12:17pm

We have some very exciting news!  St Boniface Vets has been nominated for Veterinary Practice of the Year.  Anna Jesse and Danielle Priestley have also been nominated as Vet of the Year, in addition to Tony Kemmish receiving a nomination at the 2016 Petplan Awards.

Petplan has worked closely with the...

Monday, 30 November 2015 - 3:00pm

REGISTERED VETERINARY NURSE – BEAUTIFUL DEVON

Very friendly Tier 2 mixed practice in Mid Devon seeks RVN to join the team.  Modern, purpose built practice which strives to provide exemplary patient care.  Funded CPD encouraged.  Enthusiasm and professionalism essential.

To find out more contact Sarah Woodvine (Head Nurse) 01363 772860.

Please forward your CV to...

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 - 6:20pm

The Royal Veterinary College, University of London (RVC) has developed the first ever app that allows dog owners to monitor and improve the lives of pets that suffer from epilepsy.

Epilepsy is the most common long-term neurological disorder seen in dogs affecting around 50,000 canines in the UK.  Now, the ‘RVC Pet Epilepsy Tracker’, lets dog owners record seizure activity and medication requirements on their mobile phone and tablet devices for the first time.

The app also...

Friday, 30 October 2015 - 6:25pm

Here is Myra's story, written by Elaine (Myra's owner).

Myra was rescued from Spain back in February; she was a very anxious dog who was having extreme difficulties settling into life in Devon.  Her owner sought advice from a Behaviourist - Tricia Wills, who has turned her life around.

"We adopted Myra from Greyhounds in Need, an excellent charity concerned with the plight of greyhounds, particularly the Spanish bred hunting...

Friday, 9 October 2015 - 6:23pm
  1. Feed the right diet to your rabbit.  Grass and hay are the single most important element to your rabbits diet.
     
  2. Offer tough fibrous tree branches, leaves and twigs. These can help your rabbits teeth stay healthy. These MUST NOT be chemically treated and be rabbit-safe.
     
  3. Check the incisors meet evenly by gently lifting up the upper lips.
     
  4. Look out for any drooling or excessive wetness under your rabbits chin.
     
  5. Check your...
Friday, 25 September 2015 - 5:48pm

1. Brush your cats teeth every day. Ask our vets and vet nurses for advice on this if you have any questions.                                                                                                    

2.  You can feed your cat a dental diet, this will reduce plaque and tartar build up by 55%, when compared to feeding a standard dry diet.

3. You can give your cat chew toys which help reduce the build up of plaque.

4. Give your cat dental treats to reduce the risk...

Wednesday, 16 September 2015 - 6:05pm

Nobody likes filling in forms, so we have compiled a 6 step guide to aid you in the completion of your claim form.

1. Complete the form

Please ensure that everything that states 'owner to complete' is filled in IN FULL.  This may sound obvious, but we get many blank forms handed to us. 

We endeavour to turn around insurance forms as quickly as possible; if sections are left blank, it slows the process down a great deal.

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