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Spring means light nights and warmer weather but for pet owners, it comes with its own set of challenges too – and we’re not just talking about Easter Eggs.
To help make spring as fun as possible for you and your pets and to avoid any preventable trips to the vets, we’ve put together a hub of essential information for owners.
Don’t forget to find your nearest Vets Now pet emergency clinic, just in case you need it. 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.
We treat more than 180,000 pet emergencies every year in our clinics across the country.
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Our emergency vets have revealed the hazards that could make your dogs and cats ill this spring. Check them out below.
Are you aware of all these spring hazards that could harm your dog? Learn more to help you avoid a pet emergency this spring.See our dog infographic
We're here for you and your pet when your daytime practice is closed. Find your nearest emergency vet so you always know who to call in a pet emergency.Find an emergency vet
Follow our step-by-step guide on how to treat your pet and learn when you should call a vet.
Find out how to safely remove these disease-carrying parasites from your pet.
Adders start coming out of hibernation in spring. Find out what to do if your pet is bitten.
Flowers are one of the most popular gifts but did you know some can make your pet extremely ill?
Pet poisonings are one of the most common emergencies we see. Learn more about all the things that are poisonous to pets.
Rat poison is extremely dangerous to pets. Learn how to spot the signs of rat poisoning in dogs and what to do if they’ve eaten some.
Enjoy the outdoors while making sure your pet is safe from the many hazards your garden presents.
Use our dog chocolate toxicity calculator to find out whether your dog needs treatment.