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Great reasons to visit your vet

There's more than one reason to visit a vet!

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We all know that bringing your pet in for their annual vaccinations or when they are poorly are some of the main reasons to visit your vet. But did you know that we provide many other services to help keep your pet happy and healthy?

Here at Companion Care, our practices offer a dental care, neutering, nail clipping, and advice clinics on a range of topics such as breeding, nutrition, behavioural problems and caring for your senior pet plus much more. Many also offer pet workshops on a variety of pet care related subjects.

Dental Care

Did you know 80% of all dogs and cats over the age of 3 years suffer from some form of dental disease? Regular dental checks with your vet can keep your pets teeth in tip top condition and prevent your pet suffering from painful dental disease.

Pet Passports!

Going on Holiday? With a pet passport your cat or dog can come too. The passport scheme allows you to take your pet with you without the need for them to be quarantined and helps to keep the UK free from foreign diseases. At your local Companion Care the team are more than happy to walk you through the process.

Nail Clipping

Nail clipping is an important part of grooming, if neglected it can result in torn or even ingrown nails that can be painful to your pet. Whilst nail trimming may seem like a simple task it can be feared by the pet and its owner. If you don’t feel comfortable doing it yourself your local Companion Care can assist and show you the correct technique.

Lumps & bumps

Found a lump? As alarming as this may seem many lumps are harmless, but there is always a risk that it could be more serious. Getting it checked out early could be vital to your pet’s health. Our friendly experienced team at Companion Care can check your pet over and advise of the best treatment.

Flea & Worming

Our vets will assess your pet’s weight and lifestyle to recommend the most appropriate preventative flea and worm regime for your pet. Vets are able to prescribe products that are more effective and longer lasting than products you can purchase “off the shelf”.

Neutering & breeding

Deciding whether to neuter or breed from your pet can be a big decision and there are many factors to consider. Here at Companion Care we can give you advice to help make that decision easier. If you do decide to neuter your pet our surgeries have modern, fully equipped operating theatres with friendly, experienced teams so you know your pet is in the best hands.

Behaviour problems

200,000 people are bitten in England every year. Dog attacks are almost always preventable, particularly if the signs of aggression are caught early. If your pet gets agitated or barks at passers-by it could be an early warning sign. Your vet can help with a range of behavioural issues and offer practical advice before things get worse.

Fitness & Wellbeing

Did you know diabetes affects 1 in 200 cats and 1 in 300 dogs? A healthy lifestyle is just as important to pets as it is to humans. Keeping your pet active and at a healthy weight could help lower the risk of things like diabetes, joint damage and heart disease. At Companion Care we can offer advice on a range of topics from exercise to nutrition and weight management.

New pet parent guidance

Getting a new pet can be so rewarding. There’s lots to think about at this exciting time. We can give you advice every step of the way from choosing your pet, to introducing it to its new home and all other aspects of pet ownership Speak to your local Companion Care about the workshops and clinics that they offer.

Allergies & skin conditions

It's not only us humans that can be affected by allergies - your furry friends could be suffering too. The cause can be anything such as fleas, house dust mites, pollens, fungal or mould spores and occasionally foods. Signs vary but if your pet is showing signs of red and irritated skin, excessive licking, scratching more than usual or hair loss book an appointment at your local Companion Care today.