Month: April 2017

Tell us about your background and what inspired your interest in Hydrotherapy. I had been working for Village Vet for over 10 years in different nursing positions throughout the group when Brendan decided to purchase an underwater treadmill at the Highgate practice. Although I was working in the Maida Vale practice at the time I… Read more »

We’re really pleased to announce that Dr Helen Kirkpatrick of our Village Vet Hampstead hospital has recently passed her Emergency and Critical Care exams. She will shortly become an RCVS recognised Advanced Practitioner in emergency and critical care, joining just a handful of other vets with this level of qualification in the country. Very few… Read more »

Just like humans, senior dogs have different care requirements than younger ones. This fact probably doesn’t come as a surprise to anyone. One of the most important things to keep in mind is the frequency of visits to your vet as your pet ages. Dogs age faster than humans, so if you are bringing your… Read more »

  Fleas are one of the most common parasites that can impact the health and well-being of your cat. Fleas can cause cats to itch and scratch, producing an allergic response in some cats. Severe infestations can cause anaemia, more so in young kittens. Cats can also become infected by tapeworm if fleas containing tapeworm… Read more »