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 …
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?
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!”.
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!
At Stanhope Park Vets Cats and Exotics, we are celebrating our first birthday on 31st October, and what a busy year it’s been!
Did you know that all species of animal can be microchipped? Whilst it is now a legal requirement that all dogs over 8 weeks of age are chipped, microchipping is an excellent way of permanently identifying ALL pets, and helping lost pets to be reunited with their owners.
Here at Stanhope Park Veterinary Hospital, we are thrilled to announce that our brand new Cats and Exotics Only Clinic, opened on 31st October 2016, on Duke Street in Darlington, just a stone’s throw away from our Stanhope Road Hospital!
We are very excited and pleased to announce that we are currently working on opening a new clinic, specifically for cats and exotic species only, just round the corner from our Darlington Hospital!
We have recently seen an increase in the number of rabbits and guinea pigs being brought into the practice seriously ill, or have sadly died at home. Gut Stasis or Ileus is a silent killer, and prompt veterinary treatment is vital to improve the prognosis for your small furry.
Rabbits are now the UK’s 3rd most popular pet, but despite this, their welfare needs are still widely misunderstood by many owners,and it is now time to re-evaluate the ways we have traditionally kept pet rabbits now that we have a much greater knowledge and understanding of their specific needs.