Posts Categorized: big bear awards

Big Bear Award – Jake Allen

Jake’s Story This month our Big Bear award goes to Jake. Jake is a 6 and a half year old dwarf lop rabbit. This is picture of him relaxing at home. Poor Jake has a history of bad dentition (teeth) which can be a common problem in rabbits. We initially saw Jake for a second opinion… Read more »

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Big Bear Award – Brook

Brook is a gorgeous Devon Rex cat who is much loved by all of us here at the clinic.  Since 2015 Brook has been in and out of the clinic for investigations of breathing problems and lumps.  Unfortunately back in July, he was diagnosed with dendritic histiocytoma which is a type of low grade skin… Read more »

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Big Bear Award – Sacha

Sacha has been known by everyone at the clinic for many years as a very special girl after she tore her Achilles tendon and needed an operation. The recovery after such an injury can be very prolonged but she was extremely brave and the leg healed beautifully. Six weeks ago she came in because she… Read more »

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Big Bear Award – Rolo

Rolo is a gorgeous young Labrador and is well deserving of a Big Bear award! Rolo was rushed into the clinic at Surbiton one Saturday after he’d been hit by a car.  He’d been out enjoying a walk in the park with his owner and she was getting him settled in the boot of the… Read more »

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Big Bear Award – Alfie2

Alfie is a very brave dog who is one of our Big Bear Award winners! Alfie was brought in by his dog walker Jackie whilst his owner was away. Vet Su was very concerned as Alfie had vomited multiple times in the last few hours and was sore and lethargic. X-rays of Alfie’s abdomen revealed… Read more »

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Big Bear Award – Agatha

Agatha is a 30g 10 month old Meditarranian spur thigh tortoise. She first visited Alex in the beginning of March, as she had stopped eating and became lethargic. Nothing was found on initial examination but the owners were worried as she was such a tiny tortoise. As tortoises rely on external heat sources to maintain… Read more »

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Big Bear Award – Teazel

Teazel’s Story Teazel is a lovely 13 year old Tabby Cat who doesn’t really like being handled, which can make it difficult to examine her. Teazel first came to visit Will on Saturday the 27th December 2014. For the last couple of weeks, Teazel had not been eating very well and had been quite lethargic…. Read more »

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Big Bear Award – Dante

Dante is a very brave little cat. He has already had to undergo several major operations despite being only 1 and a half years old! His owner noticed him limping on his right front leg when he came home one day in September but it wasn’t certain how he had hurt himself. He had a small wound… Read more »

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Big Bear Award – Godfrey

Godfrey is a young Burmese cat who has calicivirus. Calicivirus is something that we routinely vaccinate against as part of kitten vaccines and yearly boosters. There are various strains of the virus and some are more virulent than others. Infection can be fatal in some cases if signs are severe. Godfrey was an indoor cat… Read more »

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Big Bear Award – Ted

Ted was rushed into the clinic at Shepperton following an accident. He was running around with another dog, slipped and fell onto a metal bar, the sort used to re-enforce concrete. He was obviously shocked and hurt and his owner rushed him to the vets as it was closing at the end of a busy… Read more »

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