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Orchard House Well Pet Club

Your pet’s health and happiness is our number one priority. We promise to ‘care for your pets as if they were our pets’. At Orchard House we understand that you want to give your pets the best treatment. Our Well Pet Club makes routine healthcare simple and more affordable. A monthly Direct Debit covers: annual […]

Yellow dog project

Have you heard of the yellow dog project? The Yellow Dog Project was created to bring awareness to dogs who need space while training, recovering from surgery, or being rehabilitated. Why might a dog need space? There are many reasons why a dog may need space.  It may… Have health issues Be a rescue dog being rehabilitated. The […]

Puppy pictures

PUPPY BROODY! We welcomed 11, yes 11, German Shepherd puppies today for their first vaccinations. Staff were queuing up for a cuddle so much so we had to check their pockets when it was time for them to go home.

Pet Obesity

Do you give your pet your own food as a treat? If so, you are not alone. A PDSA Paw Report last year found that 26% of dogs are fed scraps and dinner left overs. Obesity can cause your pet significant health issues, not only does the extra weight impact on their quality of life, […]

Owners nominate vet’s practice for pet ‘Oscars’

TYNEDALE’S Orchard House veterinary centres have received a record eight nominations in the UK Veterinary “Oscars”, the Pet Plan National Veterinary Awards. The business was first set up in 1998 by clinical director and veterinary surgeon Tim Pearson, who started out in Hexham and then acquired a second branch in Stocksfield in 2004. Both branches […]

Valentines reminder

Chocolate poisoning in dogs continues to be amongst the most common toxicities we see each year. With it being Valentine’s Day, it must be remembered that chocolate-based treats and gifts can be toxic to our pets. Chocolate is made from cocoa beans, the dried and partially fermented seeds of Theobroma cacao native to the deep […]

PetPlan UK awards

We have been nominated for the UK Veterinary Practice of the Year and Jill has been nominated for vet of the year. Thank you to all who voted for us in the Petplan veterinary awards! It is always nice to have recognition for the care we provide. Orchard House has been a finalist 3 times […]

DEFRA information on Avian flu

The Government Chief Vet has declared a Prevention Zone introducing enhanced biosecurity requirements for poultry and captive birds, helping protect them from a strain of avian flu circulating in mainland Europe. The zone covers England and will remain in place for 30 days.Please refer to the government website. https://www.gov.uk/…/new-measures-to-protect-poultry-agains… http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38231416

Fault on the phoneline

We are currently experiencing a fault with our Hexham phone number, making it unavailable. We have reported it and an engineer is working to resolve the fault. In the meantime, should you need to call us, please ring our Stocksfield number on 01661 843259. Sorry for any inconvenience. Last updated 8am 7/12/16