Frequently Asked Questions In light of the current COVID-19 situation, we have pulled together a list of the frequently asked questions – which provide further information about the precautions all veterinary practices are taking to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus. Q: Are all existing appointments cancelled? A: Following advice from the UK government, Royal


Calder Vets COVID-19 (coronavirus) 1st April update

Branch Update: From Friday 27th of March – Only our Dewsbury practice is open for emergencies. All other practices will be closed until further notice. We realise you may be feeling anxious at this time about your pet’s wellbeing. However, we wanted to reassure you that we’ll do all we can to support you and

COVID-19 Updates

  As you’re probably aware, from our last update, we continue to monitor the situation and respond quickly to government advice and the professional guidance from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) and British Veterinary Association. As a result, we are focusing our efforts on the pets in urgent need of our care and

Tristan the Rabbit

Beloved pet rabbit Tristan recovers from collapsed lung

A beloved pet rabbit who survived a serious health scare caused by a collapsed lung was well enough to go home just two days later, thanks to the swift care provided by a leading vets in Yorkshire. Five-year-old Tristan was admitted to Calder Vets’ animal hospital in Dewsbury suffering from a sudden onset of breathing

Happiness day-cat and owner

International day of happiness – how pets contribute to our Mental Wellbeing

The ongoing uncertainty surrounding the recent Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak will no doubt cause disruption to our usual routine and reduce the amount of social contact we have – preventing us from doing some of the things we enjoy which helps protect and maintain our mental wellbeing. With today, March 20, being International Day of Happiness,

Calder Vets COVID-19 (coronavirus) update

Branch Update: From Monday 23rd of March – Horbury, Lockwood & Tingley branches will be closed Until Further Notice At Calder Vets, the health, safety and wellbeing of our patients, our staff and our community is our number-one priority. We remain committed to delivering exceptional care to your pet, while doing our part to reduce

Spring warning

Beware spring dangers to dogs and cats!

We’re warning owners of the dangers that spring can bring for pets when they’re out in gardens and parks. It’s the time of year when people like to banish the winter blues and get out in the fresh air, which can present a host of potential dangers to dogs and cats. Hayley Buddery, Nursing Excellence


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