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Matt Saunders

Veterinary Surgeon & Director

Common emergencies
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Common emergencies

On the 5th of November I presented a talk at Castle Gardens in Sherborne as part of their Pet Wellbeing day. It was titled Common Emergencies, Toxins and Misconceptions. It generated lots of interesting discussion...

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November 01, 2016
Heart disease in cats
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Heart murmurs and cat scans

Last month my article looked at how we can assess which large breed dogs are at risk from heart disease and ideally need echocardiography or ultrasound. A blood test called proBNP can help to identify...

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August 22, 2016
Parasites
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Simplifying parasite control

We’re now in the height of summer when external parasites such as fleas and ticks are at their most prevalent. Internal parasites such as Lungworm, despite being hidden are not to be forgotten either as...

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August 22, 2016
Mending a broken heart
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Mending a broken heart

Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) is the second most common type of heart disease typically affecting medium to large breed dogs such as Dobermans, Great Danes, Boxers, German Shepherds, Labradors and Retrievers. It causes the heart...

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June 14, 2016
Summer time
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Summer time

The first weeks of May have provided some welcome sunshine and even our first BBQ of the year! Although it’s not quite paddling pool weather every day, the warmer weather can pose problems and even...

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May 23, 2016
Pet Healthcare Plan Yeovil
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A story about Microchipping

Many years ago before children and even marriage, my future wife and I returned home from Battersea Dogs and Cats Home with our first cat, Jackson. He was so confident and friendly in the cattery;...

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April 06, 2016
Late night opening
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Late night opening

Every Tuesday, we extend our opening hours to provide an evening surgery at Yeovil. Appointments are available up until 8pm, and can be booked through our reception team at either of our surgeries.

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February 22, 2016

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