Month: July 2012

There are many things to consider when making your choice of vet practice, and we thank you for choosing the dedicated vets, nurses and receptionists at Village Vet to help you with the care of your pets. We are delighted to have 3 veterinary hospitals London and Cambridge, including a brand-new state of the art… Read more »

Lungworm is spread by slugs and snails, which are thriving in the wet weather.  Slug numbers have increased up to threefold this year to around 15 billion in the UK – that is 2000 for every dog in the country!  Lungworm cases in dogs are up 38% this year, caused by the slug and snail… Read more »

Your pet may be one of thousands in the UK that have a long term or chronic health condition.  The good news is that, as with human medicine, many of these illnesses and conditions can be managed in the long term through using the right medication, as advised by your vet. Unfortunately the cost of… Read more »

All of our Village Vet vets have lots of experience with exotic pets, and in particular rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters and gerbils.  We are also lucky enough to have a number of clients with more unusual pets, so we have set up an exotics clinic in our Maida Vale and Ealing Village Vet practices. Our… Read more »

Guinea pigs, rabbits and chinchillas have open root teeth, that never stop growing. When the teeth are not in correct alignment they overgrow and malocclusion develops. Small mammals with overgrown teeth are usually off their food, salivate excessively, lose weight and become depressed or even bad tempered. Congenital disorders from inbreeding, jaw or tooth damage… Read more »