Larkmead News

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...

Sheep Lameness Farmskills Workshop

Larkmead Farm vet, Adelle, ran a Farmskills workshop on practical skills to reduce sheep lameness last Friday, as part of the XLVets Stand up to Sheep Lameness Campaign. This was kindly hosted by...

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....

Shooting Season is almost upon us

We are nearing the start of the shooting season and on reflection, the rearing season was good for the birds (not so good for the vets, where half the drugs are still on the shelf!). Nice and dry...

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...

LARKMEAD'S CHARITY CHALLENGE WAS A BIG SUCCESS

As part of the XLVets Charity Challenge, the Larkmead Team have raised a grand total of £915, of which 35% will go to Blue Cross, 35% to RABI and 30% to Send a Cow, so a big THANK YOU for your...

LARKMEAD VETS JOIN XLVETS CHALLENGE FOR CHARITY

Larkmead are joining all of the XLVets practices across the country in a charity event to celebrate the 10th anniversary of XLVets. Throughout the summer our staff will be rising to the challenge...

THE IMPORTANCE OF VACCINATING YOUR PET

Vaccinating your dog or cat will reduce the chance of them catching a number of serious and occasionally fatal infectious diseases. Larkmead recommends that your pet receives a routine yearly...

LARKMEAD IS JOINING THE BIG TICK PROJECT

Larkmead Vets are joining TV presenter and naturalist Chris Packham and the University of Bristol’s Big Tick Project this summer to look at rising tick numbers and the risk to our dogs and...