Emergency Contact Numbers
02920 621 511
Heath Vets Rhiwbina Surgery: 123-5 Heol-Y-Deri, Rhiwbina, Cardiff CF14 6UH
V.E.T.S. Emergency Clinic: 180/182 Merthyr Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff CF14 1DL
It is useful if you have to travel a long way to the stud dog, or if your bitch has a history of poor conception rates or failed previous matings. It is also useful in pin-pointing the time of conception, and therefore the expected whelping date.
One of the main reasons that our pets live longer and healthier lives now than they did 30 years ago is the success of mass vaccination in reducing outbreaks of debilitating and often fatal infectious disease.
Neutering dogs and cats and rabbits involves removing the ovaries and womb from females (spaying) and the testicles from males (castrating). The surgery is done usually at around 6 months of age – ie before puberty.
Most animals which go outdoors get fleas from time to time, often without their owners ever noticing. The fleas that infest our cats and dogs DO NOT infest humans as well, although some people can receive very itchy bites.
There are many different intestinal worms that can infect our pet dogs and cats. They are all parasites, and they cause a variety of problems from mild ill-thift to serious illness and potentially death.
In 2000, the UK government complied with European legislation which liberalised the movement of animals within the EU. This involved the introduction of Pet Passports, and allowed dogs, cats and ferrets to travel to other countries in Europe.
Implantation is quick and painless, registration is cheap, there is no scarring or disfigurement, and it cannot be removed or tampered with. We wholeheartedly recommend microchip identification for all dogs, cats and rabbits.
Healthy individuals live a happier and more productive life, and having a top quality well balanced diet is of great importance in achieving this goal. Most of our nurses and receptionists are qualified Nutritional Advisors.