Pets Blog

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
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...
Thursday, 1 February 2018 - 3:13pm
How is the disease spread? There has been some speculation that walking dogs in particular areas of the countryside may be a contributing...
Thursday, 18 January 2018 - 3:11pm
Bird Flu Detected in Wild Birds in Warwickshire Highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu has been detected in wild birds in Warwickshire. This is the...
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 - 12:12pm
Severn Edge Vets Bewdley will be moving on Tuesday 19 December to our new premises just a three minute drive away at 17 Severnside South,...
Thursday, 5 October 2017 - 12:25pm
Increasingly popular at celebrations, fireworks can be very traumatic for our pets. For some pets the loud sudden noises, bright colours and...
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 - 9:50am
Removal of housing requirement in Higher Risk Areas from 13 April The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) have today announced https://www...
Wednesday, 8 February 2017 - 12:04pm
From: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs , Animal and Plant Health Agency , Food Standards Agency and Public Health England...
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 - 4:37pm
The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) is warning farmers and smallholders not to feed catering or kitchen waste to livestock such as pigs...
Thursday, 5 January 2017 - 4:53pm
The Chief Veterinary Officer has extended a Prevention Zone to help protect poultry from avian flu. Read avian influenza (bird flu) in winter...
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 - 12:33pm
Rabbit haemorrhagic disease (RHD), also known as viral haemorrhagic disease or calici virus is a fatal disease found in the UK. Both outdoor...
Down to the wire - an unusual food item
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 3:54pm
Billy became a little unwell a week ago with a stomach upset and was a little lethargic. A day or two prior to that he had been taken on a walk...
Back on the shelves: Flubenvet (worm treatment for chickens, geese & turkeys)
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 2:18pm
Flubenvet 1% Medicated Premixture (60g) is back on the shelves! This very useful product allows the simple, in-feed treatment of Chickens,...
A happy smile = a happy pet
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 10:01am
Home dental care is one of the best ways to help keep your dog’s teeth and gums healthy. Start as early as possible in your canine friend’s...
My Pet Has Bad Breath. What’s causing it?
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 9:58am
Whether it’s humans or pets, bad breath is never a good thing. It’s a stinky problem, but in most cases there’s a lot you can do to keep bad...
Tick borne disease Babesiosis in Britain
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 9:54am
Dog owners warned about deadly tick borne disease Babesiosis that has been seen in Britain for the first time after apparently traveling on an...
Ask the Vet?
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 9:52am
Ask the Vet? Severn Edge Vet, Rachel answers; “why does my pet have bad breath?” Although there can be several causes of smelly breath (or ‘...
REMINDER ON MICROCHIPPING LAWS IN ENGLAND
Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 9:37am
As many of you may already be aware, new microchipping laws in England will be coming in to effect on Wednesday 6th April stipulating that all...
Interesting cases at our Bridgnorth Hospital…
Monday, 31 October 2016 - 4:54pm
Bridgnorth has had an exciting few weeks in terms of interesting cases. Thanks to our new keyhole surgery equipment we have been able to...
 Do you choose your cat or do they choose you?
Monday, 31 October 2016 - 4:20pm
A recent Burgess survey found that 1 in 5 pet lovers have become cat owners ‘by accident’ because a stray cat adopted them or they took in an...
Improving Rabbit Awareness
Monday, 19 September 2016 - 4:37pm
From the 18th June Rabbit Awareness Week will spring into action with events and special offers throughout the UK. Did you know that rabbits...
Common Skin Conditions in Pets
Friday, 26 August 2016 - 3:22pm
Severn Edge Vet Frithjof Praetsch BSc MRCVS discusses common skin products found in our pets… Your pet’s skin protects it against the...

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