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What is Laparoscopy?

Laparoscopy is a minimally invasive procedure for viewing the internal structures of the abdomen. Laparoscopic surgey is sometimes called “key hole surgery” or “minimal invasive surgery”. A special surgical instrument, known as a laparoscope (camera), is inserted through a small incision in the abdomen. This lights up and magnifies the structures inside the abdomen on… Read more »

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Dog Warts

Papillomas (warts) are benign skin tumours caused by viruses. They are less common in cats and are usually found in dogs. In dogs, they usually appear as inflamed polyps on the feet or in the mouth. They may also appear as flat, scaly, raised areas, or as hard inverted masses. Papillomas can be very painful,… Read more »

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Teddington Dog Olympics 2012 – Summary

Last Sunday we celebrated the UK Olympics 2012 with an Olympic-themed dog show – the “Teddington Dog Olympics 2012”. Hundreds of people attended, making it a really fun and popular event! Fortunately the rain held off for the entire day, weren’t we lucky?! Some of the games included the Waggiest Tail, Best Trick, Doggie Limbo… Read more »

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Get Ready for the Dog Olympics 2012

Vet4life Teddington are excited to be hosting a fantastic dog show this summer. In keeping with the London 2012 Olympics, we will be hosting our own Dog Olympics. The event will be held on Sunday 10th June in Udney Hall Gardens, Langham Road (by the Landmark Centre) in Teddington. Registration will start at 11am. The event… Read more »

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Easter Opening Times

Please note our opening hours over the Easter break. If we are closed, and it is an emergency, please telephone 02089773955 for details about our out of hours cover. 

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A Rehoming Happy Ending

It is always very unfortunate and sad when animals are brought into the clinic because they are in need of a new home. Most dogs have to be rehomed because of separation anxiety – where they cause nuisance and disturbance when left by their owners. This can include  excessive barking or destroying furniture and can… Read more »

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Feline Hyperthyroidism

The thyroid glands are located along the windpipe of all animals and produce thyroid hormones. These hormones do many things in the body, including controlling weight, heart rate and blood pressure. Abnormalities can be seen when the glands either fail to produce enough hormone, called hypothyroidism, or too much, called hyperthyroidism. Hyperthyroidism is a common… Read more »

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