Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month at Calder Vets

We’re celebrating our wonderful nurses at Calder Vets; want to join in West Yorkshire? Throughout May, we will be raising awareness of the resilience and myriad of jobs our veterinary nurses have within our practice team and the wider veterinary industry. Below you’ll learn what Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month is, the roles our exceptional nurses

How to help your itchy dog at Calder Vets

Have you noticed your West Yorkshire dog scratching a bit more than usual? This article covers the common reasons your dog might have itchy skin and some top tips for providing relief. Common dog skin conditions in West Yorkshire If your dog has started itching and scratching more than usual, it might be due to

The role of a client care team in West Yorkshire

As with any business in West Yorkshire, a vet practice such as ours at Calder Vets needs a strong supporting team for the non-clinical business functions. The client care team will generally be the first and last port of call for pets and their owner. Depending on the size of the practice, this can include:

The role of a patient care assistant in West Yorkshire

A patient care assistant in West Yorkshireworks alongside and supports the whole practice team to achieve the highest standards of patient care. Under the direction and supervision of a veterinary surgeon or registered veterinary nurse (RVN) they will assist with monitoring of inpatients, infection control and handling animals safely for procedures such as injections, blood

Jubilee weekend opening hours

With an extended bank holiday on the horizon, we wanted to let you know that our opening hours may vary from our usual opening hours. Please see below our opening times and our out of hours contact number:  Thursday 2 June 2022 – Spring bank holiday Dewsbury, Wakefield, Waterloo, Brighouse, Halton, Penistone & Mirfield –

May bank holiday opening hours

With an extended bank holiday here, we wanted to let you know that our opening hours on Monday 2 May 2022 may vary from our usual opening hours. All clinics will be closed EXCEPT Dewsbury, which will be open 9am to 6pm. If your pet needs emergency or out of hours care or treatment, please

Easter opening hours

Whether you’re planning a weekend break or a few days at home, we will be here over the Easter weekend should you need us; however, our opening hours will vary from our usual times. Please familiarise yourself with our opening times over the Bank Holiday weekend. 15.04.2022 (Good Friday) – usual opening hours at all

Spring hazards in West Yorkshire

Spring in West Yorkshire is an exciting time for most of us, pets included! Lighter nights mean more opportunities for being outdoors during the spring in West Yorkshire. To ensure a happy and safe season for your animals, take a minute to make yourself aware of hidden dangers which could lead to a poorly pet.

Introducing our Rehabilitation Centre

We have created a state-of-the art rehabilitation centre to care for our patients and this unique offering will help boost the industry-leading care our team, headed by Nicola Knott, can deliver for both injured and ill animals, plus sporting dogs. We have installed a hydro-physio underwater treadmill, a hi-tech companion stance analyser, companion laser, plus

The role of a veterinary nurse in West Yorkshire

Ask most veterinary practices in West Yorkshire and they will tell you that their Registered Veterinary Nurses (RVNs) are at the very heart of everything they do. We are no different here at Calder Vets. Such is the respect for RVNs that a whole month is dedicated to celebrating their roles – Veterinary Nurse Awareness