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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Coronavirus home confinement advice for pet owners
With stepped-up government measures in place and Coronavirus information changing daily, it’s no surprise pet owners are worried about their pets. Firstly, it’s important not to panic. To date, there is no evidence confirming pets are a source of infection or can become sick from COVID-19 themselves.
Coronavirus (Covid-19) FAQs for Walton Lodge Vets
With the Coronavirus situation developing almost daily, Kate and the team want to become your reliable reference point for all matters relating to the health of your pet/s. To help us achieve this, we’ve created this simple Frequently Asked Questions article…
A parasite that ticks all the wrong boxes in Poole
With ticks very active in spring, check our advice on what to do if you find one on your dog.
Walton Lodge Veterinary Surgery’ checklist for spotting fleas on rabbits
Rabbits don’t often pick up fleas, and when they do it can be easily treatable.
Is your cat in Dorset itching to feel better?
If there’s a lot of scratching going on in your household your cat could have fleas. Follow our treatment advice.
Tips from Walton Lodge Veterinary Surgery on adopting a cat
If you’re thinking about rehoming a cat, here are a few pointers that may be useful.
Five things to consider before adopting a dog
So many dogs need loving homes. If you think you can provide one, check out Walton Lodge Veterinary Surgery’ quick tips
Have you thought about giving a rescue rabbit a home?
If you’re looking for an easy-to-care-for pet, Walton Lodge Veterinary Surgery’s advice is to consider a rescue rabbit.
Festive treats your rabbit will love
Want to pop something special under the tree for your rabbit this Christmas? The team at Walton Lodge Vets has dug out some great suggestions.
Five Christmas treats your dog must NOT eat
If you’re celebrating in Poole, make sure these festive treats are hidden safely away…