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Find updates and pet news from the Heene Road Vets team. We publish regular articles and helpful topics that you will find useful for the care of your pets.

Top 8 Reasons You Should Neuter Your Pet

What is neutering? Neutering is a surgical way to stop reproduction. In males it’s called castration and in females it’s
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5 Potential Poisons to Protect Your Pet From This Easter

Easter and Spring are celebrated times across the country and bring fresh growth in our gardens, lighter nights, bank holidays
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How Worms Can Risk the Health of Your Pet and Your Family

Where they come from and what to do Even outwardly healthy looking animals can have worms, and they can cause
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The Itchy Issue of Fleas: A Risk for Your Pet and Your Family

Fleas – putting your family at risk all year round Fleas are often considered to be a seasonal nuisance that
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Ticks: Disease Transmission, Symptoms and Removal Techniques

Ticks are external parasites, and globally they rival only mosquitos as carriers of disease. Their natural habitat is thick grass
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Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19) for clients

*COVID-19 UPDATE* – DECEMBER 2021 With recent changes in government guidelines and increasing COVID risk, we are having to implement
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Arthritis in Dogs – A Unique New Osteoarthritis Treatment

Could your Dog have Arthritis? Dogs of all types may be affected by arthritis pain. Arthritis pain is often caused
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Hyperthyroidism in Cats | Treating Overactive Thyroid in Cats

What is Hyperthyroidism? Hyperthyroidism, or overactive thyroid glands, is a fairly common condition in cats over 10 years old.  The
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Heat Stroke in Dogs | Useful Advice and Information

Heat Stroke in dogs Dogs have very few sweat glands; instead they rely on panting to cool themselves down. Heatstroke
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Hypertension in Cats

Hypertension in Cats High blood pressure, otherwise known as hypertension, is a common condition in cats with a recent study
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