It is only a few weeks since I wrote an explanation of the mechanics of the Pet Passport on these pages. In the last week or so, the scheme has been revised and some significant changes have been introduced which Continue reading →
At Donaldson’s Vets we work closely with the RSPCA, sometimes attending to stray animals involved in road accidents, at other times with cruelty cases. However, occasionally we have to go “on safari” with the inspectors.
There are seven Vet Schools in the UK who train the next generation of young vets. The entry requirements for the Veterinary Degree Course are some of the most competitive of any course currently with around 20 applicants for every Continue reading →
I recently enjoyed a family trip to the circus. I must admit that it is many many years since I last went to the circus and I had forgotten the thrill seeing the performance up close and the atmosphere in Continue reading →
A couple of weeks ago, during a busy afternoon surgery, I was presented with a 12 week old British Bulldog puppy called Rollie. Most puppies at that age are very cute but Rollie, with her folds of excess skin and Continue reading →
With the first hints of spring sunshine evident and Easter around the corner, many people are tidying their gardens after the ravages of a long hard winter. While it is great for us and our pets to enjoy the warmer Continue reading →
Ramsay is a beautiful seven year old male tabby cat and was enjoying the first of the spring sunshine, strolling through the fields behind his house on Monday morning. When his owner came home, Ramsay was not at any of Continue reading →