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Keeping your dog safe during car travel

It’s hard not to smile when you see a dog sticking its head out of the window of a travelling car. They look so happy and carefree! But travelling with an unrestrained dog around Warwickshire is risky for them, you, and other drivers.

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Heat awareness for animals in hutches in Warwickshire

We all enjoy getting out in the sunshine in Warwickshire; however, it is not always true for our pets! Any animal can overheat in hot weather, and we can often forget how tough it can be on our pets that live in hutches, such as rabbits and guinea pigs.

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Avonvale Vets COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

Avonvale practices in Warwickshire are open and here to offer a full range of services for our patients whilst adhering to our current Covid-19 safety guidelines.

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Barbecues and your pets – things to consider  

Picture the scene…you’re in your garden, the sun is shining, maybe you have friends and family round to visit, and the charcoals are just about ready for you to start cooking al fresco. The last thing you want is an emergency vet visit with your beloved pet.

If you’re planning a barbecue this weekend, here are some of things to consider to keep your pet safe.

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Important Information – Product Recall

Fold Hill Foods has taken precautionary action to recall several dry cat food diets due to safety concerns. This is a result of a concerning spike detected by the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) in the number of pancytopenia cases in cats throughout the UK.

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August bank holiday hours

The August bank holiday weekend is here…whether you are heading to the coast, off on a walking adventure, or taking it easy at home this bank holiday, we just wanted to let you that our opening hours may differ, should you need us:

Monday 30th August

All locations closed, with emergency cover only at our Warwick hospital

If your pet requires out-of-hours emergency care, please call us on 01926 400255.

Thanks for your cooperation.

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We’re all ears when it comes to your rabbit

Every year we celebrate Rabbit Awareness Week, a week dedicated to our rabbits. This year is the 15th year of the celebration, where we will be hopping through the years, as we provide you with the best information about how to care for your rabbit and how adapting their care throughout their years will help your bunnies live happily and healthily into their golden years.

From baby bunnies to golden oldies, read below how you can help your rabbit throughout their lifetime, and of course, if you have any questions, please contact us or book your rabbit in for a health check.

To book an appointment please contact us.

Below we have detailed the five freedoms required by your rabbit to ensure they live a happy and healthy life.

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Vets in Cubbington talk about the importance of microchipping your pet

Avonvale vets in Warwick emphasize that keeping our pets safe is important to all of us as pet owners. They trust us with their care and protection and microchipping can help with keeping them safe.

A microchip identifies your pet as belonging to you. It contains a unique reference number that links to your details as an owner, stored on a central database. By scanning this microchip, this data is then accessible for the person scanning your pet. Read more

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Warwick Vets explain Kennel Cough myths and facts

The very name ‘kennel cough’ suggests that dogs are only at risk of contracting this airborne disease if they stay in boarding kennels. As vets in Wellesbourne say that this common misconception is the reason many pet owners chose to not have their dog vaccinated against kennel cough. Here we look at some myths and facts about kennel cough.

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Meet the Team – Registered Veterinary Nurse Sarah Coton

We caught up with RVN Sarah Coton to find out more about her. Sarah has been qualified and working with animals for an amazing 45 years, so she has some tales to tell!

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