Larkmead News

Celebrating our wonderful vet nurses!

This month is British Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month and we’ve been taking the opportunity to celebrate our wonderful vet nurses here at Larkmead. We asked some of our practice staff, from...

Beware of Snake Bites

With the lovely hot weather over the weekend recently we have had our first snake bite. The recipient was a 13 year old Labrador who didn’t hear the hissing or notice the snake reared up ready to...

A Day in the Life of Vet Nurse Zoe

  May is Veterinary Nurse Awareness Month, highlighting the importance of the role of the veterinary nurse in practice and the provision of responsible pet care to the general public. We’d like to...

Adelle writes: What Can Your Sheep Tell You?

The AHDB Beef & Lamb Stocktake report gives us a decent breakdown and summary of production costs, profitability and performance on English Beef and Sheep farms.  The 2015 report recently...

Easter Dangers

Easter and springtime are only around the corner; with these come associated dangers for our animals that we as owners need to be aware of. Chocolate – Easter eggs: Chocolate contains a stimulant...

MARKETING ASSISTANT REQUIRED

Do you have a degree in marketing or a related subject, with previous experience working in a marketing role? We currently require a Marketing Assistant who will work closely with the Business...

Katie Reports on Recent Lambing Workshops

Thank you to everyone who attended our Lambing Refresher Workshops throughout January and February. It was great to meet so many people from such diverse backgrounds, with such a range of...

Compulsory microchipping from 6th April

As many people will now be aware, on 6th April 2016, The Microchipping of Dogs (England) Regulations 2014 come into force. Thereafter all dogs over 8 weeks of age must have had a microchip...

Our Farm Vets are Trained to Train

When people think of a day in the life of a farm vet, they immediately assume that we spend all of our time knee deep in muck with our arms up a cows bottom and for the main part they are right,...

Vet Nurse Jo Reports on Narm's Great Weight Loss

Sadly, obesity in domestic pets is becoming a huge problem and it is reported that 54% of cats and dogs are now overweight. As veterinary professionals, we believe it is important to educate...