Supporting diabetes awareness drive

We are urging owners to be aware of the symptoms of diabetes in pets and how they can help manage the lifelong condition. Diabetes is estimated to affect one in 300 dogs and one in 200 cats in their lifetime and occurs when a pet is unable to produce enough insulin, or their body does


Calder 2020 Calendar

If you’re looking for a great little Christmas present which will help a fantastic cause then we’ve got just the thing you’re looking for! Here’s our nurses Julie and Ali with our fab 2020 wildlife calendar! All the beautiful photos were taken by our staff members and the final 12 pictures were all chosen by


Leading vets in Yorkshire spread Christmas cheers around the world

Kind-hearted staff from a leading vets in Yorkshire are spreading Christmas joy around the world with their charitable actions. Vets, nurses and reception staff at Calder Vets, along with a few of their family members, filled shoeboxes for Samaritan’s Purse’s Operation Christmas Child initiative. The scheme sees people filling boxes with gifts for children all


Vets issue antifreeze warning after death of two cats

A leading vets in Yorkshire is warning people of the potentially fatal effect antifreeze can have on pets, particularly cats, after two suspected poisoning cases in Leeds. The warning from Calder Vets comes after it had to put two cats from the same family to sleep at its practice in Selby Road, Halton, after they

Vet nurse Louise Bardon with a very happy Finn after his stick ordeal.

Vet warns of sticky situation for dogs

A vet from a leading practice in Yorkshire has issued a warning to pet owners after encountering a sticky situation involving a playful pooch. Finn, a four-month old chocolate Labrador was taken to Calder Vets by his owners after he had a painful encounter with a stick. The puppy had been out with his owners


Vets stepping up the fight against dental disease in pets

A leading vet practice in Yorkshire has invested £45,000 in state-of-the-art X-ray equipment and organised additional training for its vets and nurses as it battles dental disease – one of the biggest threats to pets’ welfare. Team members at Calder Vets, which has 13 branches across south and west Yorkshire, received training from RCVS and

Chinchilla’s nightmare gnashers are cut down to size

A chinchilla is back at home happily chomping away on his food once more after a leading vet practice in Yorkshire carried out an operation on his overgrown gnashers. Calder Vets, which has 13 branches across south and west Yorkshire, treated Gizmo, who is approaching his 12th birthday, after his top teeth became overgrown causing

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Brexit uncertainty means pet owners should act now, warn leading vets

A leading vet practice in Yorkshire is urging pet owners across the county to act now if they’re planning to travel to the European Union (EU) later this year. Rachael McGregor, clinical director at Calder Vets, which has 13 branches across south and west Yorkshire, is concerned a no-deal Brexit could scupper the current agreement

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Rio’s trampoline video goes global

A leaping lurcher named Rio has become a worldwide internet sensation after her madcap exploits on a trampoline were captured on camera. The 54 second video clip of the playful puppy joyously jumping and bouncing around has now been enjoyed by more than 40 million people online. Rio, who is eight months old, belongs to