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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How to find the right cat sitter in Dorset
If you’ve booked a summer holiday but haven’t sorted your cat’s care, Emma has some advice.
Use Walton Lodge Vets’ list to beat the Guinea Pig Holiday Blues
Knowing what care your guinea pig needs when you’re away can help them beat the holiday blues. Read our advice.
Flystrike and other summer risks for rabbits & guinea pigs
Guinea pig and rabbit owners can get clued with Emma’s advice on flystrike and other summer risks.
Do these 3 checks for common summer cat diseases
Kate has some advice on three summer checks every cat owner should make to ward off common cat diseases.
Beware of five common summer dog diseases
Some dog diseases are more common over the summer. Kate explains how to spot and prevent them.
How to enrich your rabbit’s life after lockdown
Walton Lodge Vets’ nursing team is sharing their top enrichment tips for a happy & healthy rabbit after lockdown.
Walton Lodge Vets’ post-lockdown puppy socialisation checklist
Puppy socialisation is a key part of their early development. Learn how to socialise your puppy post lockdown with our nurses’ advice.
Walton Lodge Vets’ advice on post-covid cat obesity & separation anxiety
Find out why cat separation anxiety & obesity could be an issue in your household after the COVID lockdown, and what to do about them.
Share your pet stories with Walton Lodge Veterinary Surgery on social media
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
Our tips for bringing up a new feline arrival.