Entries by Rosevean Veterinary Practice

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Staff charity cycle ride.

On Sunday 27th September Rosevean staff will be cycling the camel trail in support of the XLVets charity challenge. To celebrate 10 years of XLVets the challenge was set to travel “around the world” using any non engine powered means possible, a total of 23,605.63 miles. To achieve this every XLVet practice has been set […]

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BE ADDER AWARE

Adult adders are around 50-60cm long and are characterised by having a black/brown zigzag pattern along their back. They are commonly found on dry sandy heaths, sand dunes, rocky hillsides, moorland and woodland edges. If disturbed or attacked an adder will bite. Adder bites result in local swelling that is often dark coloured. You may […]

DOGS DIE IN HOT CARS!

May we remind you of the dangers of leaving your dog alone in a car on a hot day. A car can become as hot as an oven very quickly, even when it doesn’t feel that warm. When it is 22 degrees outside, in a car it can reach an unbearable 47 degrees within the […]

Equine Infectious Disease

Concerned about equine infectious disease and biosecurity? Or just want to know more. Head to www.xlequine.co.uk to see the XLVets Spring campaign Plan.Protect.Prevent. Lots of information on the common infectious dieases that we encounter in the UK and also diseases that are currently exotic to the UK but could be a problem for us in […]

HELP PUT THE SPRING BACK IN THEIR STEP

Have you noticed that your old friend is getting a bit slower? Are they not jumping up to greet you, struggling to get on the sofa, having to be lifted into the car or not wanting regular walks? Your pet may well be suffering from osteoarthritis (OA). This occurs when the cartilage within the joint […]

Laminitis

Does your horse or pony suffer from laminitis? If they do, or you think they might, give us a call and have a look at this website www.talkaboutlaminitis.co.uk Lots of information about laminitis, what causes it and tips on how to manage the condition. AND until October you can have your equine friend tested for Cushing’s Syndrome […]