Forest Veterinary Centre News / Blog
May is a month to celebrate, and the forthcoming bank holiday is no exception! Rest assured, we will still be here for you and your pet; however, the way you access care for your pet might differ from normal.
Terms of Service Update
To improve our client experience and simplify things, we’re making a few changes to our Terms of Service on 2nd May. Click here to view the updated Terms of Service.
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For the month of May we are celebrating our wonderful veterinary nurses and what empowers them to be great at what they do.
Inquisitive dogs and curious cats might enjoy investigating around the house, but the last thing you want them to do is harm themselves on household items.
As we step into Spring and many of us start deep cleaning, you should familiarise yourself with some of the many cleaning products that can be hazardous to your pets.
Is your cat microchipped?
If you are a cat owner in England, you will be legally required to ensure your cat is microchipped by Saturday 10 June 2024, if it is older than 20 weeks old, following the Government’s announcements on Monday 13 March 2023. Failure to comply may result in a fine of up to £500. If your cat is already microchipped, it is also part of the law that your details associated with the chip must be up to date.
Brushing is by far the best method of keeping your pet's teeth clean and is more successful if taken in stages. Ideally, it would help if you brushed your dog's teeth at least once daily or three times per week at a minimum to help remove plaque and prevent tartar build-up.
When we think about weight management in pets, it can be easy to focus on their exercise routine and how active they might, or might not, be. However, getting them out for their daily walk is only part of it, and in fact what they eat from one day to the next plays an equally important role.