Larkmead News - Small Animals

Fireworks Season - The Human Affect

It’s that time of year when some of us animal-loving owners worry about the fireworks season and how it affects our noise-sensitive pets. We are unable to go out to enjoy the sights due to the...

Looking After Your Pets Teeth

It’s all too easy to neglect even our own dental health until something goes wrong, so it’s no surprise that poor dental health in our pets is something often not identified until it is bad enough...

Pet Smile Competition 2017

*** NOW CLOSED *** September is Dental Month at Larkmead and to celebrate we're running a Pet Smile Competition - 'cause who doesn't love a smiley pet pic?  If you've got a great photo of your pet...

A Cool Dog is Better than a Hot Dog!

Heatstroke is a completely preventable condition but is something we see here at Larkmead Vets all too frequently.  I think we are all aware how quickly the temperature inside a car can increase...

Backyard Chickens - What you Need to Know!

Why keep chickens? Chickens make great pets for both young and old and are easy to keep and manage, as long as you have suitable space to house them. Eggs – there is something great about being...

Summer Colouring Competition 2017

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED - THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO ENTERED As the country rejoices at the reduced traffic on the roads, the parents amongst us are faced with 6 weeks of entertaining the...

A Healthy Diet for your Rabbit

17 - 25th of June 2017 is Rabbit Awareness Week (RAW) - this year the focus is on a healthy diet.   Rabbits are herbivores and their diet should consist of fresh hay, grass, vegetables and pellets...

Why Vaccinate ?

Erica Softley, BVetMed.MRCVS As a vet in general practice this is a question that I routinely get asked by clients. And it’s a good thing. We should wholeheartedly encourage owners to be well...

Larkmead Vaccine Amnesty May & June

Has your pet missed their booster vaccination? Larkmead Veterinary Group believes that vaccination is very important to safeguard your pet from disease. During May and June, Larkmead Vets are...

Ticks or Mass?

Spring has come at last and with the sun out and the longer days, we all love to take our pets out to enjoy the sunshine and explore new places. Ticks are a common parasite in our countryside,...