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£50 off scale & polish for cats & dogs

Looking after your pet’s pearly whites is extremely important, which is why we’re launching a dental health awareness campaign to provide help, advice and treatment along with some great offers. Dental disease among cats, dogs and rabbits is one of the most common problems we deal with at Vet4Life and there are some simple steps… Read more »

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How Reiki can help animals

Some of our clients find Reiki healing very useful. We asked Gill Carrick, who does Reiki healing in Teddington and locally, to tell us a bit more about it: Reiki can benefit animals experiencing a range of challenges, and my recent cases have included a sweet cat called Mia, and a brave dog called Sandie…. Read more »

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Big Bear Award – Bubble

Bubble’s Story Bubble is a gorgeous 5yr old black and white domestic short haired cat, who has been extremely brave over the past few months throughout lots of treatment and surgery at the clinic. He has a history of cystitis and was brought to see our vets at the Surbiton clinic back in December, as… Read more »

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Christmas 2015 opening hours

Please note our changed opening hours over the Christmas period: Thursday 24 December Teddington: 7.30am-6pm Shepperton: 8am-4.30pm Surbiton: 8am-4.30pm Friday 25 December Closed Saturday 26 December Closed Sunday 27 December Teddington: 10am-4pm (normal hours) Monday 28 December Closed Thursday 31 December Teddington: 7.30am-6pm Shepperton: 8am-4.30pm Surbiton: 8am-4.30pm Friday 1 January Closed If you have a veterinary emergency,… Read more »

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Christmas 2014 opening hours

Please do not worry, there will always be an emergency vet available if required! Ian and the team at Vet4life would like to wish you all a very happy holiday! Teddington Christmas 2014 opening hours: Christmas Eve   7.30-4.30 Christmas Day  Closed Boxing Day        Closed Saturday 27th    8.30-5 Sunday 28th  … Read more »

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The Vet4life team help a tawny owl’s eye

This beautiful Tawny owl is a patient being cared for at The Wildlife Aid Foundation in Leatherhead. He was not responding to any treatment tried for his left eye, which he continued to hold tightly closed. WAF were concerned he may have had glaucoma so urgently needed to test the intra-ocular pressure of the eye to diagnose… Read more »

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Wildlife advice and guidance

Orphan season is usually from March until August each year. This is when there are a high number of wildlife young born such as baby hedgehogs, fox cubs, badger cubs, fawn and lots of baby birds. Each animal has a variety of ways they help their babies grow up and leave their home, venturing into… Read more »

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Dog Olympics 2014 – summary

Sunday 7th September, the sun was shining and tails were wagging….the day of the Teddington Dog Olympics 2014. The main ring was constructed, stall holders arrived and very quickly over one hundred dogs met at Udney Hall Gardens. Julie Carrig, Receptionist and Puppy School Trainer organised and planned the whole day, with support from the… Read more »

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Live Facebook ‘Ask a vet’ Q&A

We listened to your feedback and thought we’d try something new and exciting! On Thursday, 18th September between 4.30 and 5pm, we will be hosting our first live ‘Ask a vet’ Question & Answer session on our Facebook page! The theme for this Q&A will be animals and fireworks, since fireworks season is coming up,… Read more »

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Chronic renal failure in older cats

This is a really common disease in older cats that can develop. Luckily there is a lot we can do to help manage this disease. Chronic renal failure can develop in 33% of cats that are over 8 years old. The kidneys start “shutting down” and are less able to effectively filter the blood. This… Read more »

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