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The Law – Dog Tags

| July 4, 2017
The Law – Dog Tags

THE LAW As well as microchipping your dog being law since April 2016 it is a legal requirement to have a collar and identification tag on when you go out in public with your dog.   Acording to the Control of Dogs Oder 1992, every dog while in a highway or in a place of […]

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Dementia Awareness

| May 2, 2017
Dementia Awareness

  Work in a veterinary practice is very much based around life and death. One minute you can be trying to console a heart broken client while you aid their lifelong family member out of their pain then the next minute be discussing the care required by an eight week old squirming bundle of furry […]

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BEWARE: ADDER BITE SEASON

| April 28, 2017
BEWARE: ADDER BITE SEASON

    The time of year has arrived when adders, Britain’s only venomous snake, are coming out of hibernation.  Dog walkers should take care when on Dartmoor, as although these snakes are not normally aggressive, they can bite when disturbed.   Ria, a black Labrador Retriever was enjoying the sunshine when she was bitten by […]

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Our Rhino – Hope

| November 24, 2016
Our Rhino – Hope

  Thank you to all the suggestions and entries to name our Rhino, her new name is "HOPE".   Paignton Zoo has been supporting rhino conservation in Africa for many years, but they wanted to do even more, so the funds raised from The Great Big Rhino Project will be used by Paignton Zoo to […]

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FIREWORK PREPARATION !

| October 29, 2016
FIREWORK PREPARATION !

Remember Remember your pets this November!!      As we know, it will soon be time for those loud and scarey FIREWORKS – so it is now time to prepare!! Many pets become anxious and frightened when fireworks are going off, and some become extremely distressed. Unlike us, they do not understand why there are loud bangs […]

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Our Renovation, so far!

| August 5, 2016
Our Renovation, so far!

Here are some photos showing the before and afters from our renovation so far:   The front of the building: Before   After – front areas have been gravelled and now have potted plants. New hand rail to guide clients to the front doors and round the side of the building to the groomers. Extended […]

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HEALTHY PET CLUB

| June 15, 2016
HEALTHY PET CLUB

About The Healthy Pet Club       Caring for your pet can be expensive, but by joining The Healthy Pet Club, you could enjoy a range of benefits which are designed to save you money. Our health care plans are a cost-effective way to provide your pet with the best possible care, and start […]

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Our Premium Pet Food

| June 13, 2016
Our Premium Pet Food

Introducing MiPetFood     The MiPetFood range is a super premium, quality, life stage pet food, exclusive to your veterinary practice.   The range for both dogs and cats contains high quality raw materials and has been made to fixed formulas to provide your pets with a complete, balanced and healthy diet throughout their lives. […]

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NEW EMAIL ADDRESSES

| May 19, 2016
NEW EMAIL ADDRESSES

  We now have two new email addresses to replace our old one. Please can you update your contact details for us to:   info@westmoorvets.com – for general enquiries and emails from everyone.   referrals@westmoorvets.com – for referrals and second opinions from other Veterinary Practices.   Thank you

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MICROCHIPPING – THE NEW LAW

| April 6, 2016
MICROCHIPPING – THE NEW LAW

  Environment Secretary Owen Paterson has now announced that all dogs in England must be microchipped, by law, from the 6th of April 2016. It is also a legal requirement to have some form of visible identification on your dog, such as pet tags. The Control of Dogs Order 1992 states that every dog while […]

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