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Tuesday, 5 September 2017 - 5:27pm

During the next couple of months, we are running a campaign to help owners recognise signs of heart problems in cats and dogs, and urging you to seek prompt attention.  Heart disease affects around 10% of cats and dogs in the UK.  Early detection is a major factor in helping to manage the condition and increase life expectancy.

Heart problems sadly affect pets as well as people. However, heart disease in pets tends to result from problems with the heart valves and muscles, rather than...

Monday, 4 September 2017 - 6:28pm

Molly is a 4 year old English Springer Spaniel who started on the Specific S.H.A.P.E campaign in February.

Molly attended regular weight clinics with one of our nurses, Ali, and Molly has lost an amazing 5kg! 

She started the campaign weighing 20.1kg, but with careful food management, using the Specific Weight Reduction Diet, attending regular weight clinics and hard work from her owner, Molly now weighs 15.1kg.

She has also lost 15cm from her waist, 12cm from around her...

Friday, 25 August 2017 - 3:29pm

These two cheeky chaps came in recently for castration, both were very well behaved and recovered quickly post operatively.

Here is 'their day at the vets' in pictures - we hope you enjoy!

WHAT ARE SUGAR GLIDERS?

Sugar gliders are marsupials native to New Guinea and Australia. In the wild they live in open forest, love to climb and are nocturnal.

They can glide up to 50 metres using a special gliding membrane which runs from their wrists to their...

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 - 4:22pm

We now have an electronic copy of our Puppy and Kitten Packs, these include some very useful information on:-

  • Vaccination
  • Treating & Preventing Worms
  • Preventing Fleas & Ticks
  • Neutering
  • Diet
  • Tooth Brushing Tips
  • Useful checklist 
  • And much much more...

Click the buttons below to view each electronic guide.

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Wednesday, 2 August 2017 - 3:01pm

A record number of people signed up to our Lifetime Care Club in July. Detailed below are a few testimonials from those already taking advantage of the plan.

'Lifetime Care Club is great, it means I can spread the cost of my cats flea and worm treatment and be able to pop into the surgery when it's due and collect with no fuss. Totally takes the stress away for me'
Jess is signed up to the Adult cat plan

'I have just renewed for another year...

Monday, 10 July 2017 - 4:19pm

When you sign up to our Lifetime Care Club, we take away the stress, by ensuring all treatment is dispensed and ready for collection before the due date, all you need to do is pop in and collect from one of our branches.

The plan also offers FREE nurse appointments, so we can administer the treatment at the same time.

PLUS - If you sign up to one of our Plans during July or August, you will automatically be entered into a raffle to win a Pet Hamper of wonderful goodies for...

Monday, 3 July 2017 - 4:05pm

To help celebrate this milestone, we are running a promotion throughout the month of July and August 2017. 
 
Anyone who signs up to one of our Plans during this time, will be entered into a raffle to win a Pet Hamper of wonderful goodies for your pet. 
 
Our Lifetime Care Club provides all the preventative support your pet needs for a long and healthy life. By spreading the cost across the 12 months, with manageable direct debit payments, you are not only saving...

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 - 3:26pm

As a pet owner no one ever takes on a pet thinking they would have to rehome them, sometimes for various reasons this becomes the only option. This sadly for me became the case at the end of last year, and I now feel able to share this experience with you.

In my last article you may remember that my two cats Millie & Bella hadn’t got on for many years, but had appeared to be getting on better. This was...

Tuesday, 30 May 2017 - 6:14pm

The thought of our pets passing is not one that we like to think about too often as a pet owner, but thinking about your options afterwards, whilst upset, can sometimes be difficult.  One of the first questions many owners ask when discussing private cremation is ‘Is it actually my pets ashes I get back?’ 

Well, our Head Receptionist Donna, recently visited Summerleaze Pet Crematorium to get a better understanding of what...

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 - 6:11pm

Rabbit Awareness Week (RAW) is an important week for rabbits. Over the past 11 years RAW have made it the biggest and best campaign about rabbit care and welfare in the UK! 

During RAW week, St Boniface Vets will join thousands of vets and practices across the UK to offer free health clinics for local rabbits and their owners.

So it doesn't matter if your rabbits have never been to the vet before, it's the perfect opportunity to get them health checked by the experts.

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