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How can a Pet Health Plan benefit my pet?

2019-10-17T10:27:14+00:00

There are two types of veterinary care that we at Lime Trees - like any other practice, for that matter - offer. The first is what everyone thinks of - treating sick, injured or ill animals. And this is really important, and really satisfying to us, as well as being incredibly important for you! We [...]

How can a Pet Health Plan benefit my pet?2019-10-17T10:27:14+00:00

Case Study: Lottie, the Pug with breathing problems

2019-10-14T08:39:23+00:00

REFERRAL CASE: Lottie the Pug Lottie is a 5-year-old Pug who came to see Horatio due to her breathing problems. For most of her life, she had struggled to exercise and would collapse whenever she was excited - her tongue would turn blue and she made choking sounds. Understandably, this was very worrying for both Lottie and [...]

Case Study: Lottie, the Pug with breathing problems2019-10-14T08:39:23+00:00

How to have a stress-free firework season with your pet

2019-10-14T07:51:00+00:00

  Remember, remember your pets this November! Whilst firework displays are great fun for us humans, our four-legged friends can find loud noises and bright flashes stressful and confusing. Here are our top tips for making this firework season run as smoothly as possible: Feed and exercise your pets early in the evening before the [...]

How to have a stress-free firework season with your pet2019-10-14T07:51:00+00:00

YOU DID IT GIRLS!

2019-09-06T08:48:51+00:00

  You may have seen Abi & Lizzie many times before at Lime Trees Vets in their stripey uniform, stripes meaning they are Student Veterinary Nurses. We are SO PROUD to announce they have both now lost their stripes and are now Greenies.. which in vet terms means Registered Veterinary Nurses! They have [...]

YOU DID IT GIRLS!2019-09-06T08:48:51+00:00

Fleas and Worms – How to Break the Cycle

2019-08-08T16:43:03+00:00

Many of our pet cats and dogs (and even small furries!) will pick up fleas or worms at some point in their life. These pesky parasites live either inside our pets’ digestive tracts, on their skin, or in our homes and can cause a variety of unpleasant symptoms. From showing no signs to itching, or [...]

Fleas and Worms – How to Break the Cycle2019-08-08T16:43:03+00:00

Old age – it’s not a disease!

2019-06-17T20:07:27+00:00

-written by Amy Stamp BVM BVS MRCVS As a vet I see patients of all shapes, sizes, and ages every day. It is not uncommon to see an elderly animal for an annual booster whose owner describes as fit and well apart from ‘slowing down’. But the truth is, age isn’t a disease! We see [...]

Old age – it’s not a disease!2019-06-17T20:07:27+00:00

How can our nurses help keep your pet healthy & happy?

2019-05-24T14:44:24+00:00

Did you know that May is Veterinary Nurse Awareness Month? This gives us an opportunity to focus on the great work our nurses do, and how they can support you in keeping your pets healthy! Coming to the vets is not just about seeing the vet when your pet is sick - our nurses are [...]

How can our nurses help keep your pet healthy & happy?2019-05-24T14:44:24+00:00

A Day in The Life of a Veterinary Nurse

2019-04-30T15:44:36+00:00

Ever wondered what a day in the life of a veterinary nurse at Lime Trees Vets looks like? 7:00am – Arrive at the hospital for handover of the inpatients from the emergency service team Vets Now. 7:30am – Inpatient nurses take canine patients out for their morning walk. They then take the temperature, heart and [...]

A Day in The Life of a Veterinary Nurse2019-04-30T15:44:36+00:00

Keeping Pets Safe at Easter

2019-05-24T14:39:36+00:00

Easter is a time for catch-ups with family and friends, welcoming spring into your home with brightly coloured flowers, searching for eggs and eating delicious roast dinners. Unfortunately, this can mean a house (and garden) full of temptation and dangers for your pets which you may not even be aware of. Read on to find [...]

Keeping Pets Safe at Easter2019-05-24T14:39:36+00:00