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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Let our Vets prepare your cat for the coming season
Our head vet Kate recommends a seasonal check-up to make sure your feline is fit for winter. Here’s four things they will look for…
Kate Morawska advises what to look out in your rabbit pre-winter
We can help you make sure your rabbit is healthy and get them ready for the colder months ahead. Check out our rabbit health check list.
Five cold weather walking tips for your dog
Dogs might seem warm in their furry coats, but the veterinary team at Walton Lodge Veterinary Surgery wants to remind you to take care as it gets colder.
Puppy chewing – your questions answered
Kate Morawska anticipates your pain and answers the common questions on puppies’ chewing phase.
Does your rabbit, guinea pig or hamster need a friend?
Could your rabbit or other small pet be lonely? Chat to the nurses at our Poole surgery about their ‘buddy needs’.
Walton Lodge Vets gets honest about cats
Funny felines are all around us, whether at home or on the internet. But to keep them cute and healthy they need regular check-ups.
Breeding guinea pigs safely – why age matters
The team at Walton Lodge Vets can advise you when to breed your guinea pig for the first time to avoid tragedy.
How long dogs are pregnant and tell-tale symptoms
Our head vet Kate Morawska, has answered some frequently asked questions about dog pregnancy in our article.
Emma has some advice on unexpected cat pregnancies
If all the signs are pointing to a cat pregnancy, read our advice on what to do if you suspect your cat is ‘expecting’.
Kate’s 10 steps to treating car sickness in dogs
Read about what causes car travel sickness in dogs and try our 10 steps to improve their symptoms.