Larkmead News

Hypertension in Cats

Hypertension is very common in cats over 7 years old, and can lead to sudden onset blindness, heart disease, or seizures. It can be a complicating factor in chronic kidney disease, hyperthyroidism...

It's Time to Watch out for the Ticks!

Whilst a year-round problem, ticks, fleas, and worms become more prevalent in the warmer months. The best thing you can do to protect your pet is to use prescription-preventative treatment to...

The Value of Pet Insurance

Unexpected veterinary care can hit us hard - it can be emotional and can be hard on the pocket. Pet insurance can help when you need it most but, it is important to choose the right insurance as...

February is Pet Dental Health Month

February is Pet Dental Health Month. As your pet cannot brush their own teeth or tell you when there is a problem, it is up to you to know the best options for their care - and we can help you...

January Blues

January - the month when we break our newly created resolutions (and well done to you if you haven't!!) and sigh about the amount of (delete as appropriate) chocolate/cheese/beer/wine we consumed...

We've stocked up for Christmas!

Although the staff room usually has some treats in it (mostly provided by our lovely clients), the thing we always stock up on at this time of year is the drugs to make your pets sick. As yukky as...

Do you dread fireworks season?

It is very important to spare a thought for our pets during the next few weeks. The firework season is here again and it is never just confined to one night. When our pets are bothered by...

Stay Calm! We can help . . .

It is very important to spare a thought for our pets during the next few weeks. The firework season is here again and it is never just confined to one night. When our pets are bothered by...

Heading into Autumn with a bang!

Although it seems that fireworks can be heard all year round now, there is still an upturn in activity in October/November leading some pet owners to dread this time of year. It is never nice to...

Shortage of Cat Vaccinations

September 2021 There is currently a Europe-wide shortage of some types of feline vaccinations which has affected supplies across the UK. Not all feline vaccination parts are given annually so your...