Community veterinary nursing: careers fayre

Recently Sam, our community veterinary nurse, was able to attend a careers fayre at Idsall School in Shifnal.  The career fayre was for students aged 16-18 years old to be able to look at the different career and education options available to them.  Sam was...

Dignipets visit to Kings Hill Pet Cremations

Recently Sam was able to visit Kings Hill pet cremations near Nuneaton, Warwickshire. Kings Hill are based in a lovely peaceful countryside location. They are an independent family business who pride themselves on caring and helping support families through such a...

Medications: it’s not just tablets

Being told by your veterinary surgeon that your pets needs to have daily medication can be stressful. We understand that some pets are just really difficult to medicate for a number of reasons. Having to medicate your pet daily can also affect the owner-pet bond...

Congratulations Merel!

Merel Taal has become our second vet to gain the veterinary certificate in palliative and hospice care. This qualification consists of an intensive 16 month study period covering topics such as hospice care, pain management and the unique challenges seen in caring for...

Crisis kits for pets

A lot of the pets we see at home for hospice and end of life consultations have illnesses such as cancer, kidney failure or severe mobility problems. In many cases we worry that a pet is going to take a sudden turn for the worse, and that the wait to see a vet may be...