Blog


22
Aug 2016
Heart disease in cats

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 those dogs most in need of a scan. This blood test (proBNP) is also extremely useful in cats. ...

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Mending a broken heart

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...


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Summer time

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...


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Sherbone Vet The Sherborne country fair

An Aye for an Eye

This month I want to promote eye testing in dogs at the Sherborne Castle Country Fair, which this year is on Bank Holiday Monday May 30th. The Fair has been held every year...


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Late night opening

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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