One of Europe’s biggest anti-puppy farming event is back for 2017.  The event founded by veterinary surgeon Marc Abraham is a celebrity judged dog show and family day out that aims to raise awareness of the practice of puppy farming. Village Vet will once again be exhibiting at the event on September 2nd, 2017. Pup Aid… Read more »

Parvo is a potentially fatal disease which causes immense suffering to affected dogs. The best way to protect your dog is to keep your pets’ vaccinations up to date. ParvoAlert is an online, social media-based early warning system designed to alert vets and dog owners of cases of canine parvovirus (CPV) in their area.

The folks at Sainsbury’s have created an interactive pet map of Britain that lets visitors enter their postcode and find out whether dogs or cats are more popular where they live, and to discover what the top breeds in their area are. You can take a look at the Pet Map at this link Using… Read more »

Could you please introduce yourself and tell us a little about your career to date? I completed my undergraduate veterinary degree in Dublin and knew I wanted to specialise in a medical subject. After an internship in Glasgow the following year, I became fascinated by cancer in pet animals and the impact veterinary care could… Read more »

Mast cells are cells that reside in the connective tissues, especially those vessels and nerves that are closest to the external surfaces (e.g.lungs, nose, mouth, skin). Mast cells contain histamine and heparin. They play a role in allergic responses, non-allergic skin disease, and wound healing. When mast cells replicate in high numbers in an abnormal… Read more »

Belle is a beautiful 6-year-old tortie who came to Village Vet with vomiting back in February 2016. Luckily her quick-thinking vet and dedicated owners promptly decided to send Belle to London Vet Specialists. Unfortunately, she was diagnosed with lymphoma, a type of cancer, in her stomach. The specialist vet was able to advise on the… Read more »