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Exercise Requirements and Restrictions of Puppies

The exercise requirements of a puppy is significantly less than that of an adult dog, as some large or giant breeds of dog don’t stop growing until they are 24 months old. Over exercising puppies can have a catastrophic impact on their growth and wellbeing, with sometimes devastating consequences in extreme circumstances. A toy breed of dog (eg multipool, miniature ...

Travelling with your pet in the car.

  With restrictions lifting and a likely increase in our UK trips and holidays this year, we thought it was a good time to raise and encourage safe car travel with your pets. Did you know that it is now a legal requirement to restrain you dog in the car? The Highway Code states ‘when in a vehicle, make sure dogs or ...

Guinea Pig Awareness Week 22nd – 28th March

Guinea pigs are unable to be housed individually, they are very sociable creatures and seek the company of another guinea pig. It is recommended that they are housed in same sex groups. This is due to potential aggression from same sex pairs, towards one another. To reduce any chances of any potential aggression, it’s smarter to house pigs of the ...

Dog Training Classes

We are delighted to announce the return of our popular dog training classes at Rowly House Vet. Our Head Nurse Jody, is a qualified companion animal behaviourist and has been training dogs for over 25 years. She already offers 1:1 sessions for training and behaviour assessments, but is now offering her supportive, small group training sessions at the clinic. Our clients ...

Fun at the Fete

We will be at the Shamley Green Fete tomorrow offering free dental checks, microchip checks and a fun mini vet role play area for children. Sonic - our African Pygmy Hedgehog will also be making special guest appearances. We look forward to seeing you there!

Firework Night

Bonfire night signals the start of the main fireworks season with Christmas and New Year celebrations following on close behind. Although great to watch, fireworks are very frightening and stressful for many of our beloved pets. The distress your pet goes through, caused by the flashes and bangs, may present itself in various ways. Things like shivering, restlessness, chewing, vomiting ...

Obese Pets

Obesity is a condition that can be defined as an excess of body fat that is enough to impair health, welfare and quality of life. Obese pets have a reduced quality of life. They are less willing to play and exercise, and many go on to develop medical conditions linked to their weight. The House Vet is committed to raising ...
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