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We know this year has been tough and Christmas might not be the same as in years gone by. But one thing hasn’t changed —  our emergency vets will still be here for you and your pet if you need us.

Our pet emergency clinics will be open when your daytime vet is closed and if you’re looking for personalised expert advice you can book an online video consultation with our vets and talk through your concerns from the comfort of your home.

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How we're here for you this Christmas

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Are you aware of all the Christmas hazards?

Unfortunately, one thing that hasn’t changed this year is the danger the festive period poses to pets and, like every year, our vets are gearing up to see a rise in emergencies over Christmas.

To help you avoid a pet emergency this Christmas we’ve shared some handy advice on common seasonal hazards below.

Watch and share our videos on the top winter hazards for cats and dogs

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Christmas advice for dog and cat owners

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