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Winter Hazards – Antifreeze Toxicity in Cats

January 4, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

Ethylene Glycol is the official name for antifreeze and it is highly toxic to cats. Antifreeze can be found in car radiators and many screen washes. It is sometimes added to ponds and fountains during the winter months. Ethylene Glycol […]

Christmas Day nursing

What our Nurses got up to on Christmas Day & New Year’s Eve

January 3, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

Our fantastic team of Small Animal nurses were looking after poorly pets in the hospital over Christmas and New Year. Sarah was up at 5am on Christmas Day to care for pets who were admitted the day before… And Keeley […]

Alabama Rot (CRGV) Information

December 29, 2017 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

As another case of Alabama Rot, also known as Cutaneous and Renal Glomerular Vasculopathy (CRGV), is confirmed in the UK, we would like to give you access to some information on it so that you can remain vigilant. It is […]

A Christmas (Good News) Story

December 22, 2017 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

We love a good news story at HNVG and this is certainly one of the best… Treacle came to see Small Animal Vet Will Oldham with an abscess on her head. Will lanced the abscess and started Treacle on some […]

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Straight from the Horse’s Mouth

December 20, 2017 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

Your horse has up to 44 teeth in their mouth – that’s a lot of teeth to look after! None of us enjoy going to the dentist but we go regularly because our dental health is very important – the […]

Pet Safety at Christmas

December 4, 2017 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

Whilst it is the season to be jolly, it is important to remember pet safety. This time of year is not without risks to our beloved pets and here are our top tips to make sure our animals stay safe […]

Petplan Veterinary Awards 2018

Nominations for Veterinary Awards

November 24, 2017 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine Events Farm Pets

We are very proud to be nominated for Petplan‘s annual Veterinary Awards 2018 in the following categories: Practice of the Year Vet of the Year – Will Oldham, Sally Hodgson, Sam Cutts, Pauline Tolhurst There is still plenty of time […]

King Charles Spaniel

EPIC Heart Study in Dogs

November 22, 2017 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

The EPIC heart study in dogs is a seven year long international trial that was completed in 2016 and was discussed at the London Vet Show last week, which most of our Small Animal team attended. It will be very […]

We are Recruiting

November 20, 2017 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Uncategorized

Hook Norton Veterinary Group reception are recruiting new team members! If you like working with people, enjoy a challenge and are good at multi-tasking, this may be the job for you. We are looking for two new receptionists to join […]

Remembering Equine War Heroes

November 10, 2017 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

On the eve of Remembrance Day, equine vet Sally Hodgson sheds light on some of the unsung equine heroes of the First World War & how they were treated when injured. Military activity during the First World War still depended […]

Is your pet afraid of fireworks?

October 30, 2017 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

Many pets are afraid of fireworks, due to the loud noises (e.g. bangs and whistling) that they make. Around this time of year, it is important to know the signs that could show your pet is afraid or stressed. These […]

Regenerative Medicine in Small Animals

October 26, 2017 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

Is your pet suffering from osteoarthritis, tendon injury or had a joint surgery? Have you considered regenerative medicine, the natural choice to pain relief? Regenerative medicine is the process of replacing, engineering or regenerating cells or tissues to restore or […]

Wolf Run 2017

Success for our Wolf Runners

October 25, 2017 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine Events Farm Pets

A team of vets, nurses, receptionists (and a baker standing in for an equine nurse!) from HNVG took part in the Autumn Wolf Run 2017. WOLF stands for Woods, Obstacles, Lakes & Fields and the event took place in the […]

Success at Blenheim for Equine Vet Sam Cutts

September 28, 2017 | by Hook Norton | Equine

Congratulations to our Equine vet Sam Cutts who has just returned from a very successful trip to Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials where she rode her homebred and produced Piccola Diavola (Holly) clear around the CIC***8/9yo! Sam is one of […]

Clinical Excellence

September 25, 2017 | by Katie McCreary | Pets

Here at Hook Norton we are committed to clinical excellence.  Did you know that every general anaesthetic and operation that is done here is clinically audited?  This allows us to deliver the highest possible standard of care. Auditing and reflection pushes […]

Could your Dog become a Blood Donor?

September 17, 2017 | by sam.baldwyn@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

Hook Norton Veterinary Group are urgently seeking Dog Blood Donors!   We regularly require dog blood donors here at the surgery. Earlier this month, Viper a lovely flat coat retriever underwent surgery to remove his bleeding spleen. Due to the […]

Practical Equine Anatomy, First Aid & Saddle Fitting Workshop

August 31, 2017 | by Lucy Warner | Equine Events

Practical Equine Anatomy, First Aid & Saddle Fitting Workshop Join Hook Norton Vets for a practical afternoon workshop of equine anatomy, first aid and saddle fitting Wednesday 20th September 4pm – 7pm At our Hook Norton Surgery, Sibford road, Hook […]

Countryfile Live 2017

August 8, 2017 | by sam.baldwyn@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine Events Farm Pets Uncategorized

Countryfile Live 2017 We had a great time at Countryfile Live 2017 this year! We were once again covering the veterinary services for all the animals in attendance, including Adam’s Farm! Thankfully we had a quiet time and the animals […]

Rabbit Vaccination

July 27, 2017 | by Fiona Miller | Pets

Vaccinating rabbit is just as important as vaccinating cats and dogs. There are 2 main diseases we vaccinate rabbits against: Myxomatosis and Viral Haemorrhagic Disease (VHD). Myxomatosis is caused by a virus which is most commonly spread by fleas/biting flies […]

Parasites in cats Part 1: External

July 27, 2017 | by Fiona Miller | Pets

Cats are active animals that love to play outside. In the process they can meet some very unsavoury characters. Today we are going to be talking about external parasites; things like fleas, ticks and mites. Fleas Fleas are the most […]

Heat Stroke in Dogs

June 21, 2017 | by Katie McCreary | Pets

As we start to enjoy the hotter weather this summer (hopefully), spare a thought for our furry friends. Dogs do not have sweat glands they lose heat by panting and can struggle in warmer weather. Heatstroke is a true veterinary […]

Annual equine worming package only £65

February 2, 2017 | by Lucy Warner | Special Offers

 Want to be sure your worming plan is working? Price includes: ▪ 1 year’s tailored worming advice ▪ Weight tape ▪ 3 worm egg counts (pots included in pack) ▪ 2 wormers ▪ Text reminders to bring in WECs or […]

Free Laboratory tests for cushings

July 18, 2016 | by Lucy Warner | Equine

Boehringer Ingelheim are sponsoring the laboratory tests for Cushing’s disease from 1st June to 31st October 2017. Over 80% of horses and ponies that develop laminitis have an underlying endocrine disease i.e. Cushing’s or Equine Metabolic Syndrome. Cushing’s can cause […]


FarmSkills Workshops 2017-2018

December 3, 2015 | by Lucy Warner | Farm

22nd November PRACTICAL CALVING   17th January 2018 PRACTICAL LAMBING Trainees will learn about the importance of preparation for lambing time, including discussion of pros and cons of housing for lambing, nutrition, body condition scoring and what equipment is necessary. […]

Compulsory Microchipping for Dogs from 6th April 2016

November 26, 2015 | by Lucy Warner | Pets

As you will be aware, the microchipping of dogs became compulsory on the 6th April 2016. If you have a new addition which needs microchipping then don’t forget our special offer on pet microchips of £15 each. This includes the […]


Kennel Cough vaccination for puppies

May 8, 2015 | by Lucy Warner | Pets Special Offers

  We now include cover for Kennel Cough for puppies at no additional cost!


Getting a new cat?

May 8, 2015 | by Lucy Warner | Pets Special Offers

Don’t forget – if you have you cat vaccinated and neutered with us, you will get a FREE microchip placement.


Parasite Protection Offer

May 8, 2015 | by Lucy Warner | Pets Special Offers

Don’t forget you get FREE tapeworm treatment for dogs when you buy your multi-parasite prevention from us. Call reception for more details- email us at info@hooknortonvets.co.uk for more information.


Four Legs and a Tale

October 2, 2014 | by Lucy Warner | Equine

The autobiography of Equine Vet Alan Walker! The story of the Walker family, local farriers and Vets for over 300 uninterrupted years. www.facebook.com/pages/Four-Legs-and-a-Tale/697826290302332?fref=ts Alan’s book is available to purchase at our Hook Norton, Charlbury and Deddington surgeries. If you would […]

Deddington surgery open all day!

September 8, 2014 | by Lucy Warner | Pets

Great news! Our surgery in Deddington is now open all day Monday to Friday! This will make it much easier for you to pop into the surgery to make an appointment, collect orders and prescriptions or speak to a member […]



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