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The Healthy Pets Plan

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At Stanhope Park Veterinary Hospital we are committed to being at the forefront of modern veterinary science, enabling our team of experienced vets and nurses to care for your beloved pet using the most up-to-date and effective treatments.
We understand the cost of your pet’s veterinary treatments can become expensive, so here at Stanhope Park Vets we aim to provide you with an opportunity to save money with our affordable preventative health care solution: The Healthy Pets Plan….

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How to Reduce Stress for your Dog at Vet Appointments

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Does the thought of taking your dog to the vet fill you with dread? Veterinary visits are frequently stressful for dogs, with a high proportion of them exhibiting fear and distress during their trip – but their are things we can do to help reduce this anxiety….

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Neutering of Small Furries – Yes or No?

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It is common practice in the UK to neuter companion cats and dogs that are not intended for breeding purposes, that it is now regarded very much a “routine” procedure. But what about small furry companion animals such as rabbits, guinea pigs and ferrets which are also commonly kept as pets?

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Water Intoxication in Dogs – What’s it all about?

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With the unusually long spell of fabulous summer weather we’ve been having, you may have noticed articles and posts on social media about the occurrence of water intoxication in our canine friends. But what is this potentially fatal condition?

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Arthritis and Degenerative Joint Disease in Cats

old cat 3It is well recognized that as people age, they are likely to suffer from joint pain caused by osteoarthritis. It is also well known that older dogs commonly suffer from arthritis, and both vets and owners are familiar with the medication we can use to relieve their pain. Sadly, until recently, arthritis in cats has not been commonly diagnosed or treated, and although recognition of this common disease has improved, it still remains very underdiagnosed.
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Rabbit Awareness Week: “MOVE AWAY FROM MUESLI!”

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This year’s RABBIT AWARENESS WEEK runs from 2nd to 10th June, with the key message to rabbit owners and healthcare providers to “MOVE AWAY FROM MUESLI!”.

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May is VETERINARY NURSING AWARENESS MONTH

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May is VETERINARY NURSING AWARENESS MONTH (VNAM), so we thought we’d give you a little insight into what we do…

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National Pet Month – Responsible Pet Ownership

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This year’s National Pet Month runs from April 1st to May 7th 2018, with the theme of “Responsible Pet Ownership”. Read on to see some of the things we believe comprise a good responsible pet owner!

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Feline Hyperthyroidism

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Hyperthyroidism is the most common endocrine (hormonal) disorder seen in cats, and most frequently occurs in middle-aged and older cats.

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Stanhope Road Hospital

30 Stanhope Road South,
Darlington,
Co. Durham
DL3 7SQ
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DL3 7AN
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