Larkmead News - Small Animals

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...

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...

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...

ALABAMA ROT

20/4/21 At this time, Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists have confirmed two cases of Alabama Rot from the Goring area. Larkmead have shared all information gathered with the Alabama Rot...

THE 12 DANGERS OF CHRISTMAS

ENJOY CHRISTMAS AND KEEP YOUR PETS SAFE Have a good time at Christmas and New Year with your pet, but please be aware of some dangers around the festive season: 1. CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS

OLLIE'S BUSTER CUBE

Ollie was getting a bit restless in the evenings at home, and his owners were getting increasingly harassed by him wanting attention. He had been walked twice during the day and fed the right...

Breeze is twelve and a half years young!

This is Breeze who is owned by one of Larkmead's Vet Nurses, Louise. Although Breeze is aged 12 ½ years, she is still very active and loves to go on long walks with her younger buddy Summer, who...

Keeping your small furries warm in the winter

With the winter months fast approaching, we need to start thinking about how we can keep our outdoor housed pets warm and cozy in the cold weather. Overnight temperatures in Britain during the...

Keeping your pets breath fresh for life

For some owners the first time that you realise that your pet is suffering from dental disease is when the vet lifts up their lip and shows you the accumulated tartar and associated gum disease....

It's World Mental Health Day - October 10th, 2015

In honour of World Mental Health day, we thought it would be a good time to reflect on all the mental health benefits having pets in our lives brings. Here are a few of our favourites:   Pets help...