Important Information – Product Recall

Fold Hill Foods has taken precautionary action to recall several dry cat food diets due to safety concerns. This is a result of a concerning spike detected by the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) in the number of pancytopenia cases in cats throughout the UK. What should I do? If you have bought any of the

Calder vets in Dewsbury talk about the importance of microchipping your pet

Keeping our pets safe is important to all of us as pet owners. They trust us with their care and protection and microchipping can help with keeping them safe. A microchip identifies your pet as belonging to you. Calder Vets in Dewsbury explain that these microchips contain a unique reference number that links to your

Calder vets in Brighouse explain Kennel Cough myths and facts

As Calder Vets in Brighouse explain, the very name ‘kennel cough’ suggests that dogs are only at risk of contracting this airborne disease if you put them into boarding kennels, while you go on holiday for example. It’s for this reason that many pet owners don’t get their dog vaccinated; they don’t see the disease

Wakefield vets warn about grass seed dangers to cats and dogs

Grass seeds are a common problem during the spring and summer months. Wakefield vets explain that while your pet explores the outdoors, grass seed can easily brush off the tops of long grass stems onto their bodies. The seeds have pointed ends and are exceptionally sharp, so they become trapped in your pet’s fur and

Dewsbury vets warn about grass seeds & freshly cut grass hazards

Dewsbury vets are here to answer all your questions about grass seeds dangers. It is the season when issues related to grass seeds are quite common in pets, especially for dogs that spend a lot of time outdoors. Grass seeds can attach anywhere, but they most commonly attach to long fur between the toes and

Calder Vets COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 2021 update

Branch Update: Our Tingley branch remains closed until further notice. In line with Government guidelines, Calder Vets practice is open and here to offer a full range of services for our patients whilst adhering to current COVID-19 safety guidelines. We are working to reduce the spread of COVID-19, and therefore lead times for appointments maybe

Calder Vets advice on exercising your puppy and kitten

Wakefield vets answer any questions you may have about how to best exercise your kitten or puppy. Puppies and kittens often have endless amounts of energy and enthusiasm; this is a great way to view the world, and we should encourage this optimism to help create confident cats and dogs. Harnessing this energy into appropriate

Top 10 hazards to watch out for this summertime to protect your pets

Summer brings longer days, warmer climates, new adventures and outdoor socialising, which with pets in tow, can be made even more enjoyable! However, when the temperatures rise, the dangers to our pets increase too. To keep pets safe, you should be aware of potential hazards, as well as some top tips to help prevent your pet from endangering themselves throughout the

Guinea pig space requirements

Did you know that there are guidelines for minimum space requirements for housing guinea pigs? 🐹 We have pulled together some guidelines for you to ensure that your guinea pigs have the space they need to keep fit and healthy. When you’ve chosen your guinea pigs, it is important to consider the space they will

Ear mites in cats and dogs

The ear mite (Otodectes Cynotis) is a mite that lives on dogs, cats, rabbits, and ferrets. It is typically found in the ear canal but can also live on the skin of your pet. They are caught through direct contact with another carrier animal and may be seen as a white speck, about the size