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FREE Blood Test to Help B.E.A.T. Canine Heart Disease

NuVet are offering free blood tests to large breed dogs at risk of heart disease. For the first time, we can make a real difference to dogs that are at risk of developing heart disease. Ground-breaking advancements in the way we can manage preclinical canine heart disease means that we now have the potential to… Read more »

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Big Turn Out at Bretton Festival

As the summer finally gets underway! NuVet have been helping out at several local dog shows – Bretton Festival, Central Park, Sacrewell Farm…. These shows are great fun and not too serious. Categories have included “Waggiest Tail”, “Best Trick” and “Dog Who Most Looks Like a Member of the Royal Family!” Thank you to the… Read more »

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NuVet Nominations in PetPlan Vet of the Year

The PetPlan Veterinary Awards are like the Oscars of the vet world. This year we had a record four nominations: Alice McNamara – Vet of the Year Nikita Smeeton and Jenni Northern – Vet Nurse of the Year Joanne Mease – Practice Support Staff of the Year Thank you to everyone who nominated us. It… Read more »

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New Surgeon at Nuvet

We have lots of new staff to introduce to you! Meet Rachael – she is a vet who first qualified in 2008. Rachael holds the Certificate of Advanced Practice and is particularly interested in surgery. Rachael will be helping with our more advanced surgical patients, as well as taking part in our normal general practice… Read more »

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Tick Update – Babesia

We have had lots of questions about ticks because there has been an outbreak of a disease spread by ticks down in Essex. It is always a good idea to be careful, but please don’t panic, as so far it is only 4 dogs from a very small, specific area. However, it is a good… Read more »

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Microchipping for Dogs Becomes Law

From the 6th of April 2016, all dogs must be microchipped and registered to an approved database by the time they are 8 weeks old. At NuVet, we recommend ALL pets are microchipped, not just dogs and cats, but rabbits, ferrets, tortoises…. If your beloved pet were ever to go missing, a microchip is a great idea… Read more »

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Vet Alice Achieves Distinction in Medicine Certificate

Many of you may know that for the past three years, our vet Alice has been studying towards the British Small Animal Veterinary Association Post Graduate Certificate in Small Animal Medicine. This advanced qualification is part of our investment in “Continuous Professional Development.” This means that over 3 years, Alice has studied for 600 hours… Read more »

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Christmas Open Day – 6th December

This year’s Christmas Open Day is 6th December from 12 noon until 4pm. Come along and see “through the back” – our wards, operating theatres and prep rooms. There is also lots of festive cheer on offer: – Hog roast – Falconry – Face painting – Caricaturist – Mulled wine and festive cakes – Charity… Read more »

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More Equipment for NuVet

We have two new pieces of equipment. As many of you know, our vet Nikos is studying towards his cardiology certificate. To this end, we have interested in a new upgrade to our ultrasound equipment, which allows Nikos to perform echocardiography – real-time heart scans! Our other new equipment is the Catalyst Dx Chemistry Analyser…. Read more »

Sam Passes Exam

Our nurse Sam has passed her Internation Society of Feline Medicine Certificate in Feline Nursing. Well done Sam!