COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – an update for our clients.

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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Share your pet stories with Walton Lodge Veterinary Surgery on social media

April 21st, 2021

Upload photos and stories about your pet, whether a funny anecdote or a heartwarming tale.

Kitten care advice from the team at Walton Lodge Veterinary Surgery

April 14th, 2021

Our tips for bringing up a new feline arrival.

Responsible pet ownership – caring for small furries

April 7th, 2021

Small furry pets need more than just a decent cage and a hamster wheel. Learn what it takes to be a responsible pet owner this month.

Emma Matthew shares dog tick removal guide & advice

March 21st, 2021

Ticks not only irritate dogs, but can cause anaemia and pass on lyme disease. Do you know how to remove a tick from your dog safely?

8 bee sting first aid tips for cat owners in Dorset

March 14th, 2021

A buzzing bee must seem like a fun game to a cat, until they get stung. Would you know how to treat a cat that’s got stung by a bee?

What to put in your rabbit’s first aid kit

March 7th, 2021

Walton Lodge Veterinary Surgery’s nursing team advises what your rabbit’s first aid kit should include and why you might need it.

Emma Matthew advises 5 things you can do to get your dog ready for spring

February 21st, 2021

Get your dog ready for spring with canine vaccinations and a range of other preventative measures.

Feline vaccinations 101 – what you need to know

February 14th, 2021

Kate shares their advice on what owners of kittens and cats need to know about vaccinations, including what’s covered.

Vaccinations & Allergies – is your rabbit ready for spring?

February 7th, 2021

Read Walton Lodge Veterinary Surgery’s advice on how to prepare your rabbit for spring when it comes to allergies and disease protection.

New lockdown rules say you can walk your dog more than once a day

January 26th, 2021

The UK’s lockdown rules on leaving your house once a day to exercise had many dog owners in Poole frustrated and many dogs climbing the walls.

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