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Pet care advice for winter

16 November 2023
Pet care advice for winter Just like us, our pets might need a little extra TLC over the winter months! It’s important they stay safe, warm and active as temperatures start to drop, whether you have a dog, cat or a smaller pet. Our pet’s in Hexham, Stocksfield and Bellingham love the winter season but their safety must come first.
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Pet friendly taxis in Hexham

5 October 2023
We are often asked which taxis are pet friendly in Hexham so we contacted all local taxi services and have compiled a list below. Please always double check when calling the taxi office. If you are visiting any of surgeries and require a taxi, please let one of our friendly receptionists know and they’ll be more than happy to call
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The value of a cat microchip in prudhoe

22 September 2023
Cat reunion ‘shows value of microchip’, RSPCA says Officials have highlighted the case of a feline who was returned home after being missing for three weeks in a bid to encourage owners to chip their animals before new laws are brought in next summer. Tia relaxing back at home after going missing for three weeks. A cat was only reunited
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Petplan veterinary awards 2024

22 September 2023
The Petplan Veterinary Awards recognise the fantastic work that goes on in veterinary practices across the UK. Petplan has worked closely with the veterinary profession for over 40 years and hosts these independent industry awards to recognise the hard work and dedication of veterinary staff caring for our pets. If you think our veterinary practice or someone in the practice
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Brachycephalic cats

21 September 2023
Brachycephalic is a term you may have heard of before. Dogs with flat faces such as pugs and French bulldogs are examples of brachycephalic breeds, and the health issues associated with these breeds are widely known. However, did you know that there are examples of brachycephalic cats, and that these breeds are on the rise? Breeds such as Persian cats