Category: Featured

October’s Braveheart Award

October’s Braveheart Award

| November 7, 2017 | Reply

Octobers Braveheart Award goes to….Reggie Reggie wins this months Braveheart award for bravery after coming to see the ophthalmology team at Westmoor having gone suddenly blind in his right eye. Going blind in one eye is bad enough, but what really marks Reggie out for bravery is that he had already lost his sight in […]

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Good Samaritans

Good Samaritans

| October 16, 2017 | Reply

These lovely kittens were found by two ladies behind a shed in their garden three weeks ago. One was stuck between the shed and the fence, but they managed to get her out safe and sound.  Out of the four kittens, three were girls and only one boy. When they first found the kittens they […]

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Little Luna

Little Luna

| October 16, 2017 | Reply

Little Luna’s Labrador heritage came to the fore today when she ate something she shouldn’t – part of a plastic clothes peg. Thankfully her owner noticed and was able to bring her straight away. We used a fast acting injection to make her vomit, and the offending item was back out before it could do […]

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Community Support

Community Support

| October 2, 2017 | Reply

Sunday 3rd September 2017 So not your average start to a Sunday morning for some of our staff…. But they did it!! 4.5 miles in the rain for wingletang's sponsored dog walk! Thank you for representing us and welldone for raising £100 at such short notice! It was great to see all the supporters out […]

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We need microchipping too

We need microchipping too

| September 4, 2017 | Reply

Most people are aware that it is now law to have all dogs over the age of 8 weeks old microchipped. What some people don’t realise is that it is just as important to get your cats microchipped. Microchipping your cat could save the pain and heartache of losing your beloved feline friend. As a […]

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Woody’s amazing opportunity for the BVNA Congress

Woody’s amazing opportunity for the BVNA Congress

| September 1, 2017 | Reply

As part of my University degree of BSc (Hons) Veterinary Nursing and Practice Management, I undertook an Honours Research Project in my final year, the title of this was “An investigation into the confidence and perceived knowledge of Registered Veterinary Nurses caring for wildlife in small animal practices: rural versus urban”. This included undertaking ten […]

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Heart disease in dogs

Heart disease in dogs

| August 25, 2017 | Reply

The common heart diseases suffered by dogs often lead to heart failure. Dogs will generally suffer what is called Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), a relatively slow worsening of symptoms. However, there have been major advances in veterinary medicine over the years and the outlook for a dog with heart failure is often not as gloomy […]

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Veterinary Surgeon Vacancy

Veterinary Surgeon Vacancy

| July 28, 2017 | Reply

                                                               Westmoor Veterinary Hospital is an RCVS Accredited Small Animal Hospital set in the beautiful town of Tavistock, West Devon and we are looking for a first opinion veterinary surgeon to work as part of our dedicated small animal practice. The practice has invested in the latest up to date equipment in order to provide […]

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Cat Clipping

Cat Clipping

| July 8, 2017 | Reply

As well as the day to day routine of cat grooming some cats may need little extra help to stay cool in the hot summer months. At Westmoor we can assist in this by providing a simple but happy solution of clipping some of the excess hair off those with particually long coats. We have had […]

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Registered Veterinary Nurse Vacancy

Registered Veterinary Nurse Vacancy

| July 6, 2017

We are a RCVS Accredited Small Animal Hospital set in the beautiful town of Tavistock, West Devon and we are looking for a RVN to work as part of our dedicated small animal practice. The practice has invested in the latest up to date equipment in order to provide you with the best possible working environment. […]

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