Whilst pet cats are considered to be a “domestic” species – having lived among humans for thousands of years – what many people don’t realise is that “domestic” cats still strongly retain many of their natural wild instincts. We frequently see behavioural issues with pet cats when these natural instincts are challenged, or not accounted …
Brrrr……Autumn has well and truly set in, with Winter very much on the way. With the cooler climate comes several seasonal toxins which may harm our pets….
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 …
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….
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?
It 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 …
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!
Hyperthyroidism is the most common endocrine (hormonal) disorder seen in cats, and most frequently occurs in middle-aged and older cats.
It’s that time of year again when the weather is colder and the trees are losing their leaves; its autumn, and for any reptile owner particularly those with tortoises it’s time to decide whether you should brumate your pet. So why should you allow your pet to brumate?