Heat Stroke Dangers

This weekend I was called out to some guinea pigs who had been found collapsed in their hutch. Unfortunately two of them had died before I arrived but the third was successfully treated and is doing well. The reason for their sudden illness? Heat stroke. The owners had only had the guinea pigs for a few weeks and hadn’t realised that the hutch was in a fairly sunny position. It was also insulated with a cover which had acted like a greenhouse causing the hutch to become an oven. There is much publicity about the dangers of leaving dogs in hot cars, but very little about the risks of heat… Read More

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Rabbit Awareness Week Competition

Rabbit Awareness Week 2019 is running from the 1st to 9th June. To celebrate, we are running competitions for children and adults. Children under 9 – draw or paint a picture of a rabbit or rabbits. Prize – a soft toy rabbit Children aged 9-15 years – make a poster explaining how to look after a rabbit. Prize – a copy of the book ‘Watership Down’ by Richard Adams. Any age – send us photos of your rabbits with the theme ‘Friends’. Prize – a goody bag for your rabbits. Terms and Conditions 1. Please send all entries to raw@pawsitivepetcare.co.uk with your name and age of child (if entering the… Read More

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Discounted Visits for Rabbit Awareness Week

Rabbit Awareness Week this years runs from 1st to 9th June. The theme for 2019 is ‘Protect and Prevent’ raising awareness of Rabbit Viral Haemorrhagic Disease 2, an often fatal disease which is easily prevented by vaccination. As part of Rabbit Awareness Week, we are offering offering reduced price health checks and vaccinations with free goody bag from 3rd-8th June. Having a home visit for your rabbits’ check reduces their stress levels and enables them to get back to their normal routine quickly. Stress can cause serious health problems in rabbits, including gut stasis. Call today on 07410411461 or book online at https://www.supersaas.co.uk/schedule/Pawsitive_Vet_Care/Home_Visit_Appointments to arrange your home visit. Visit fee… Read More

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Antibiotic Awareness Week

This week is Antibiotic Awareness Week. Antibiotics are really important drugs which save many lives but they need to be used appropriately to keep working. Antibiotic resistance is already starting to cause a lot of problems and has the potential to make currently treatable infections untreatable. Please follow and like us:

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Rabbits need vaccinating too!

Rabbits are popular pets but can be complex little creatures to care for.  They need protecting against two deadly diseases – myxomatosis and rabbit haemorrhagic disease (RHD). Rabbits can get very stressed when being transported to the veterinary clinic, so a home visit is an ideal way for them to be checked and protected.  Oreo and Quentin pictured here got back to their normal activities very quickly after their injections. Please follow and like us:

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Pawsitive Vet Care launches

Pawsitive Vet Care is now open for business!  Providing personalised home visits in the Warwick area, covering Coventry, Warwick, Leamington, Stratford and the surrounding villages, my aim is to improve collaboration between owner, pet and vet by involving owners more in decision-making and healthcare provision. Please follow and like us:

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