Senior Pets Physiotherapy

There are a variety of complementary treatments available to help our senior pets, one of these being physiotherapy. Below we take a closer look at physiotherapy as a therapy and the benefits it can have for your pet. What is physiotherapy? Physiotherapy is a hugely beneficial discipline in helping manage senior patients, especially those who

Information for clients

Please note that we will be implementing a price change from 1st January 2021. A price list will be available in our practices. If you have any questions, please speak to a member of the team. Thank you for your continued support Calder Vets team

Antimicrobial Awareness Week

Supported by the World Health Organisation (WHO), Antimicrobial Awareness Week aims to increase awareness of global antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and to encourage best practices among clinicians, policymakers, and also the public to avoid the further emergence and spread of drug-resistant infections. Antibiotics have had an incredibly positive impact on human healthcare, animal health, and animal

Focus on Osteoarthritis in dogs

With the onset of colder weather, certain conditions that affect our pets can start to worsen. One of these conditions is Osteoarthritis (or OA for short) and below we take a closer look at the disorder and what can be done if your dog is diagnosed with it. What is OA? Osteoarthritis is a disorder

Exercising your pet in the house during colder months

As the weather gets colder, you and your pet may be spending more time indoors on the sofa. The lack of exercise can have a negative impact on the physical and mental wellbeing of both you and your pet. With ongoing limitations to outdoor activities because of COVID-19, knowing how to keep your pet fit

Road Safety Week

From 16-22 November, it is Road Safety Week in the UK. This week aims to inspire the country to take action on road safety, promoting lifesaving and awareness around speeding. When walking your dog you should be extra careful, especially during this winter season. Information on how to make sure your dog can be seen,

Holiday Season 2020 Opening Hours

With Christmas around the corner and continued uncertainty, we wanted to ensure we had our opening times for the festive period in place.  Please see below for our opening times over Christmas and New Year.   Dewsbury Christmas Eve:                       8:00am – 6:00pm Christmas Day:   

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Calder Vets COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

Branch Update: Our Tingley branch remains closed until further notice. We continue to offer services for our patients, while still adhering to COVID-19 social distancing rules. Any services we offer will depend on a risk assessment that considers the safety of our clients and teams along with the welfare of your pet. As a Practice

Halloween Awareness

Halloween can be a fun-filled time of the year for all the family; however, the many unfamiliar sights and sounds can make it a stressful occasion for our pets. Therefore, we have focussed on a few points to be aware of as we approach the day itself: Hide the treats One thing about Halloween that

Walking your dog safely in autumn and winter

The nights are getting darker and there’s a chill in the air, but your dog still needs regular walks in order to stay fit and healthy. Here are some suggestions to keep both you and your pet safe whilst exercising during the coming months. Make yourself visible Lack of daylight sees an increase in traffic