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Sydney was in grave danger after swallowing a razor blade, but pulled through surgery against all odds

Naughty two year old terrier Sydney has a thing for stealing and eating objects, but when his owner, Sharon Mitchell, saw him chewing on the remains of a razor she knew there was a strong chance he’d swallowed the blades and called Vets Now Telford immediately. read more

After 10 days of intensive care, English Springer Spaniel pup Baxter pulls through from severe heat stroke

Usually crazy, bouncy, young English Springer Spaniel Baxter was rushed to Vets Now Referrals Glasgow, suffering with severe heatstroke. Baxter was a very poorly pup indeed, so was referred to Vets Now Referrals so that he could benefit from the specialist intensive care facilities required to give him the treatment he needed. read more

12 fun things to do with your dog this weekend

Spending time with your dog is a great way to build your relationship so why not make the most of your time together and try some of our fun pet activities... read more

Flat Coated Retriever Cassie is back to her bouncy self after overnight care and emergency surgery

Cassie is and has always been a beautiful loyal dog. She loves everyone and is always content no matter what. When things took a turn for the worse, we did think that maybe being 12 was taking its toll and we were going to lose her. She went from playing like a puppy on the beach on Saturday, to near death on Tuesday; with the hot weather and extra panting, Cassie had begun to struggle to breath. It turned out that she was suffering a paralysis of the larynx. read more

Fortunately, adder bites in dogs are fairly rare, but here’s some advice on knowing the signs and what to do

The European adder is the only venomous snake native to the UK. Adults are around 50-60cm long and are characterised by having a black/brown zigzag pattern along their back and V shaped marking on the back of the head. They are commonly found on dry sandy heaths, sand dunes, rocky hillsides, moorland and woodland edges, particularly in the South of Britain. read more