Dealing with pet bereavement
Sometimes there are no words….Recently a pet bereavement was really tough on me. Don’t get me wrong all of the pets that we either put down or are reported to have died affect me. We love all our little pet patients and always will the best for them. When people ask...
Recently at Cara Veterinary Clinic we have had a patient very ill with Leptospirosis. This case highlighted to us that Leptospirosis is prevalent in our area and we want to ensure that information is passed on to others so that they can protect their dogs through...
What You Need to Know About Microchipping Your Pet
What is Microchipping for?
From April 2016, it has been a legal requirement for all dogs over the age of 8 weeks to be microchipped. If a dog is found not to be microchipped, then owners can face a fine up to £500. The microchip is a small electronic chip which is implanted underneath the animal’s skin between the two shoulder blades. It is a quick procedure which can be carried out at Cara Veterinary Clinic. We have a sample microchip on display for owners to see, if you would like to see what a microchip looks like call into the clinic.