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Regular, preventative pet care news & advice

As part of our holistic approach to the care of your pet, we like to provide regular, preventative, timely and up-to-date pet care advice and practice news for all pet owners in Poole. We update these pages at least monthly so it’s always worth checking back to get our latest news and advice.


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7 top tips on winter coat care for cats

January 21st, 2021

Head nurse Emma Matthew explains why your cat’s winter coat might be in distress and has 7 tips on how you can help.

Walton Lodge Veterinary Surgery’ nurses share cleaning tips for hutches & cages

January 14th, 2021

Keeping your small furry pet’s habitat clean involves a daily, weekly, and monthly routine. Read our hutch and cage cleaning tips.

20 most popular dogs breeds of 2020

January 7th, 2021

Last year’s top dog breed may surprise you. Walton Lodge Veterinary Surgery’ nursing team thinks it’s an excellent choice.

Kate shares 7 wild ways to exercise your rabbit

December 21st, 2020

Exercising your rabbit is easy when you know how. Our head vet explains how to incorporate some wild antics into your pet’s routine.

Make positive changes for you and your cat for 2021

December 14th, 2020

Head nurse Emma Matthew has some ideas for new year’s resolutions you can make for you and your cat this month.

Making new year’s resolutions for dogs in Dorset

December 7th, 2020

If dogs could set goals for 2021 what would they be? We’ve come up with 5 top new year’s resolutions for your dog that you can make.

Preparing your home for a small mammal friendly Christmas

November 21st, 2020

Our Christmas guide to small furry care. Walton Lodge Vets’s top tips to prepare the house for the littlest ones.

Walton Lodge Veterinary Surgery’s top tips for cat toys & Christmas gifts

November 14th, 2020

Our team have pulled together a list of their favourite cat toys and Christmas gift ideas, to keep everyone purring through the festivities.

Diet treats for dogs in Poole

November 7th, 2020

You don’t have to make a special effort to find treats that are good for your dog…just check in the fridge.

Test yourself on the signs & symptoms of rabbit arthritis

October 21st, 2020

Kate has created a clever quiz to help you spot the signs & symptoms of arthritis to look out for in your rabbit.

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