According to the Vet record from September 2019 we are currently at a record low of the number of pets being vaccinated in the UK.Nearly a third of all pets are not boostered regularily and the proportion of dogs, cats and rabbits receiving their primary vaccination course fell by 18% in the last 3 years! Trouble is, that although we see diseases like parvovirosis, leptospirosis and distemper much less often, it does not mean that they do not exist any more! This is mainly due to a “carpet vaccination” by responsible owners.
Common reasons for owners opting not to vaccinate their animals are quoted as:
If you have your pet vaccinated here, you should receive a vaccination reminder in plenty of time before your animal's next annual booster is due. Why not come to our vaccine clinic on Thursdays between 12:00 and 1:00 pm? At the time of vaccination we usually give your pet a once over and you have also the chance to ask questions or have “that lump” checked (e.g.).
(Source: PAW report, Veterinary Record 14.09.2019)
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Saturday: 9:00AM - 11:30AM
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TELEPHONE NUMBER: 01398 323285
We can be extremely busy at times, so if we have seen your pet within the last 6 months, please ring or email us with your request and we will have it ready for you when you arrive. We would also kindly ask you to order flea and tick treatments in advance to minimise waiting times. Thank you. Tel:01398 323285
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