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Tuesday, 24 September 2019 - 5:32pm
The fireworks season is nearly here and although this is an exciting time of year for us, the same cannot be said for our pets. As many as 40% of cats and dogs find the unpredictable noise and flashes created by fireworks frightening and very stressful, potentially putting their safety at risk. Here are some tips you can use at home to support your pets during this time.
Monday, 9 September 2019 - 11:44am
The results of this year's Puppy Awareness Week survey show that as many as 1 in 3 owners may have bought from a puppy farm. Owning a dog is a life changing commitment - here's our advice for avoiding the puppy farm traps
Cruciate Ligament Injury in Dogs
Thursday, 22 August 2019 - 2:47pm
Cruciate ligament injury is a very common cause of hind limb lameness, pain and arthritis in dogs. What is the cruciate ligament, how does the injury happen, how is it diagnosed and what treatments are available?
Wednesday, 14 August 2019 - 11:19am
Is your pet safe and legal when they travel in the car? The penalty for driving whilst distracted by an unrestrained pet is a £100 fine and three penalty points – increasing to as much as £5000 and nine penalty points if the case goes to court! A seat belt harness, pet carrier, dog cage or dog guard are some ways of safely transporting animals in cars. Read on for more top tips on travelling safely with your pet
Monday, 29 July 2019 - 11:43am
While we’re enjoying the lovely summer weather, all pet owners need to bear in mind how they can take some easy measures to keep their pets happy and healthy on the hottest days. Read our top tips on keeping your dog cool and safe from heatstroke
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 - 4:30pm
It’s the time of year that spaniel owners dread – grass seed season! The unique shape of the grass seed means they attach easily to an animal’s fur and burrow into the skin. Read on to find out how to deal with these prickly problems
Thursday, 27 June 2019 - 8:32am
Here at Severn Edge our Craven Arms branch has recently been accredited as an ISFM Silver Cat Friendly Clinic.
Wednesday, 26 June 2019 - 11:32am
As we enter summer and enjoy the improved weather, as vets our minds turn not to sunshine and holidays but to the delightful topic of parasites!
domestic rabbit
Wednesday, 5 June 2019 - 11:06am
This Rabbit Awareness Week (1st - 9th June 2019) we're sharing advice on flystrike - what is the disease, how does it occur and what can we do to prevent it?
Thursday, 9 May 2019 - 12:17pm
Now you've met the team, it's time to explore what our veterinary nurses do in practice to care for our pets. Here are just some of the many and varied tasks an RVN can do...
Monday, 6 May 2019 - 9:22am
During Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month we’re also taking the opportunity to introduce you to some other members of the practice team. We'd love you to be familiar with our job roles and be confident about who you are speaking with when you come in to the surgery. Maybe some of you are considering a career in the veterinary world and would like to know more about how to get started!
Sunday, 5 May 2019 - 10:28am
During Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month we’re also taking the opportunity to introduce you to some other members of the practice team. We'd love you to be familiar with our job roles and be confident about who you are speaking with when you come in to the surgery. Maybe some of you are considering a career in the veterinary world and would like to know more about how to get started!
Saturday, 4 May 2019 - 10:17am
Now you know how to spot our nurses when you come into the practice - but do you know who else is caring for your pets? During Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month we’d love to take the opportunity to introduce you to some other members of the practice team so you know what we look like and what we do. The veterinary profession is a real team effort where every role is important and every person matters.
Friday, 3 May 2019 - 2:12pm
This Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month, meet Becci our Deputy Head Nurse, one of our registered veterinary nurses (RVNs) and learn more about what it means to be a Registered Veterinary Nurse
Thursday, 2 May 2019 - 2:06pm
This Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month, meet Sophie one of our student veterinary nurses. Here at Severn Edge student VNs wear pale green and...
Wednesday, 1 May 2019 - 9:18am
May is Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month - join us in celebrating and talking about the vital role that Registered Veterinary Nurses (RVNs)...
Tuesday, 16 April 2019 - 10:21am
Canicross is becoming increasingly popular. What on earth is canicross you may ask? It is essentially running with your dog – many of you will already be doing this! Vet Harriet discusses her canicross exploits with Genghis the cocker spaniel and explains how to get started in this popular pastime
How To Brush Your Dog's Teeth
Thursday, 7 February 2019 - 11:00am
It's Pet Dental Health Month here at Severn Edge Vets. Did you know that brushing your dog's teeth is the very best way to avoid dental problems - and it needn't be a battle! Click to see our how-to video, with a little help from Digby the cocker spaniel
Wednesday, 2 January 2019 - 11:49am
Has your pet overindulged over the festive period? Free weight management clinics are available with our nursing team - call your local surgery to book an appointment
Monday, 17 December 2018 - 10:47am
Wishing you a very merry Christmas and a happy new year from all of the team at Severn Edge Vets. Please click here to see our Christmas opening hours and emergency contact details
Friday, 7 December 2018 - 2:25pm
The Chief Veterinary Officer, Dr Robert Huey, today urged farmers to remain vigilant after Bluetongue was detected in a heifer imported from...
Monday, 15 October 2018 - 10:27am
Bonfire night is fast approaching and although for us this is an exciting time of year, the same cannot be said for our pets. Many animals will...
Friday, 13 July 2018 - 9:30am
Help to reduce the risk of African swine fever reaching pigs in the UK
Wednesday, 11 July 2018 - 11:44am
Temperatures during June 2018 rose well above average in some regions of Great Britain (GB), with the Meteorological Office recording well...

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