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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Walton Lodge Veterinary Surgery’ advice for checking your dog’s microchip
Unsure whether your dog is chipped or your details are up to date? We can help.
Protect your rabbit against RVHD with Walton Lodge Veterinary Surgery
Rabbit viral haemorrhagic disease is almost always fatal – is your pet vaccinated?
Safeguard your rabbit with a microchip
It’s not just cats and dogs that can get lost. Walton Lodge Veterinary Surgery looks at mircochipping rabbits.
Kitten care advice from the team at Walton Lodge Veterinary Surgery
Our tips for bringing up a new feline arrival.
Warning signs of illness in older cats
Head nurse Emma’s check-list for making sure your pet is still in good health as it reaches middle age.
Mental health benefits of having a pet when you’re isolated
How pets could help us when we’re forced to Isolate.
COVID-19 Branch changes
Due to recent restrictions related to covid-19 pandemic we had to implement few changes. Broadstone branch is closed until further notice.
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.