Larkmead News - Small Animals

Rabbits - Move Away from Muesli

Last week was Rabbit Awareness Week (RAW) and at Larkmead we held a Rabbit Open Evening at our Great Western Park branch. Owners came along with their bunnies to see vets Ginny and Laura and for ...

Ticks - An Update

As pet owners, many of us are aware of ticks and some of the risks they carry. Ticks are creepy crawlies that bite and bury into flesh to feed on blood. Once they have had their fill, they just...

Tick Season is Upon Us!

Ticks are a group of parasitic arachnid species similar to spiders, scorpions and mites that range between 0.5 - 11mm in size, depending on the lifecycle. Ticks survive by feeding off mainly bird...

First Aid for Pets

First aid can be performed by anyone.  It can be lifesaving and is aimed to reduce pain and suffering in your pet before contacting your vet. One of the most common things you will have to deal...

Vet Elliott talks about fireworks - in March!

As we are now [hopefully!] coming into spring, it seems like a weird time for us to be mentioning firework fears and phobias in our pets, especially as we have just got over Diwali in October,...

Thinking of getting a puppy?

Buying or adopting a new dog is a hugely exciting time but choosing the right dog from the right place can be a minefield so here are some tips to help you find your perfect match. Firstly, think...

It's that time of year again!

With the Christmas indulgence over, many of us will be wanting to get into shape for the New Year! Whilst for us it is our choice to cut down on calories and move more, our pets rely on us for...

Naughty or Nice Christmas Foods?

It’s that time of year again where we all tend to over-indulge a little bit on all the festive treats on offer, with all the Christmas parties and food that is available. It’s also nice to include...

Christmas Quiz 2017

Christmas Quiz – December 2017 Terms & Conditions The Larkmead Christmas Quiz is open to anyone living in the UK aged 18+. To enter, you must complete the quiz at https://www.surveymonkey.co....

A Healthy Heart

This autumn we are turning our attention to our older pets. This year we are focusing on heart disease and especially how to recognise the signs of heart disease in our cats and dogs so that we...