As animals enter their senior years, there’s a tendency among vets and pet owners to assume their needs are the same from the age of seven years. But this is a big mistake leading to poor decisions or missed opportunities to help animals live longer and better. At Roundwood Vets we think differently and have developed a second age bracket, the “Geriatric Pet”, to allow you a better understanding of what is going on with your pet. Growing old doesn’t have to be a burden and in
Jugs, Cockapoo's, Labradoodles - we've all heard of pedigree hybrids. But do they have advantages that other dogs don't? In this episode of Ask The Vet, Dr. Dave discusses the rise of pedigree hybrids, and gives some sterling advice on how to choose your next dog. Remember, if you have a new puppy in your life, you can pick up our book 'Puppy Dog Tails' from Reception. If you need any advice about puppy or dog ownership, you can contact us today on 020 8459 4729.
We all know that what we put into our bodies plays a big part in keeping you healthy, and your pet is no exception to this rule! Your pet's diet is a really important factor in them living their best life. In episode three of Ask The Vet, Dr. Crina tackles the question of how pets fare on a raw diet. Remember, you can pick up premium grade pet food from Reception. If you have any concerns, you can contact us today on 020 8459 4729.
We did a post about poison not so long ago, but something in the Vet Times caught our attention this week. Believe it or not, there is a Veterinary Poisons Information Service. Every year they produce a report that breaks down all the enquiries they’ve had from concerned pet owners worried about potential poisoning. We want to share this information with you so that we can all look out for our pets even more effectively. Dogs Most calls concerned dogs. The most common questio