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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

Tick and flea protection at Calder Vets

Protect pets from ticks and fleas, urge Calder Vets

Ticks and fleas are much more prevalent in warmer weather With improved summer weather just around the corner, vets in Yorkshire are reminding cat and dog owners to protect their pets from the misery of fleas, ticks and worms. Although they are a year-round concern, parasites such as ticks and fleas are much more prevalent

Rabbit Awareness Week

Calder Vets issues warning about deadly rabbit disease

We’re alerting rabbit owners to the vital importance of getting their bunnies vaccinated against a fatal disease. This year’s Rabbit Awareness Week, which runs from June 1 to June 9, is focusing on the deadly risk posed to rabbits from Viral Haemorrhagic Disease 2 (VHD 2). We want to make people more aware of the

Claire McAneny

From the operating table to the gymnastics arena

Not satisfied with being a highly-skilled surgeon, our vet Claire McAneny has turned her focus from the operating table to the gymnastics arena to judge Olympic level gymnastics all over the world. Claire was formerly a gymnast herself, competing for Scotland at international level, until injuries and the time demands of veterinary training at university resulted

Rachael Taylor

Vet Nurse Awareness Month: Q&A with Rachael Taylor

May is Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month, a whole month dedicated to raising awareness of the veterinary nursing profession and the vital role they play in animal care and treatment. What was started as an awareness day by the British Veterinary Nursing Association (BVNA) in 2005 quickly grew into a week and expanded even further to

Lara Mchale

Vet Nurse Awareness Month: Q&A with Lara McHale

May is Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month, a whole month dedicated to raising awareness of the veterinary nursing profession and the vital role they play in animal care and treatment. What was started as an awareness day by the British Veterinary Nursing Association (BVNA) in 2005 quickly grew into a week and expanded even further to

Louise Bardon

Vet Nurse Awareness Month: Q&A with Louise Bardon

May is Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month, a whole month dedicated to raising awareness of the veterinary nursing profession and the vital role they play in animal care and treatment. What was started as an awareness day by the British Veterinary Nursing Association (BVNA) in 2005 quickly grew into a week and expanded even further to

Breeder thanks Calder reproductive expert for Crufts success

Our animal reproduction expert Louise McLean has been credited with helping a dog breeder to a double success at Crufts. Springer Spaniel breeder Nigel Worth has paid tribute to the expertise of Louise, who used cutting-edge procedures to inseminate his bitch, Rose, back in 2015 after Mr Worth had imported frozen semen from the USA.

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Harnessing pedal power for charity at Calder Vets

The wheels have been set in motion for a team of charity cyclists in Yorkshire as they prepare for the third Tour de Calder Vets. Sporty staff members from Calder Vets have teamed up with colleagues from sister practice Paragon Veterinary Referrals, in Wakefield, to complete a challenging 50 mile bike ride around some of