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News

A Pesky Pylor-a-Saurus

May 23, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

A couple of weeks ago one of our Veterinary Clinic Assistants, Jo, noticed that her Boxer Hector was a bit off colour and brought him in to see the vets after he had been vomiting. Diagnostic tests were ordered, the […]

Farm Fertility Success

May 23, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Farm

Farm Vet Sam Potter discusses how poor fertility led to an investigation and the adoption of two new vaccination programmes. You can read Sam’s article by clicking here http://editions.xlvets.co.uk/livestock-matters/2018/spring/12/ .  

Blue Cross & HNVG Equine

May 2, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

Well, the first two months of our work with the Blue Cross Equine team at Burford have simply flown past!  We have been very busy each week, checking over new arrivals and those about to go to new homes, vaccinating, […]

Tansy’s Kidney

April 27, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

We love a (kidney) good news story! One of our lovely feline patients, Tansy, recently spent some time here with us at HNVG after becoming unwell. The team of Small Animal veterinary surgeons and nurses looked to find out what […]

Confirmed Case of Alabama Rot

April 25, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

In recent weeks, we lost one of our very special patients to Alabama Rot. This became our first confirmed case of Cutaneous and Renal Glomerular Vasculopathy (CRGV) and has brought home to us the frustration that many of our colleagues […]

Older Dogs Need a Little Extra TLC!

April 10, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

TLC for Older Dogs This is Begby, Katie our Small Animal Vet’s elderly terrier. In the summer he will be 17 years old! Begby still likes to go for walks: he regularly goes for over an hour but he does […]

Petplan Vet of the Year Finalist

March 23, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

We are very excited to announce that Equine vet Sally Hodgson is a Vet of the Year Finalist in the Petplan Veterinary Awards 2018.     There are five categories in these prestigious annual awards and this year there have […]

Minor Surgery at Deddington

March 23, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

We are delighted to announce that from Thursday 19th April we will be offering minor surgery at our Deddington branch. This will include: cat neutering dog castrates dentistry blood work sedate to examine/investigate stitch ups We will be offering this […]

First Aid for Dogs Evening

March 6, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Events Pets

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED! The Small Animal department at HNVG will be hosting an informative evening on First Aid for Dogs on Tuesday 17th April at 7pm. The event will be held at White Hills Surgery (our Hook […]

New Cattery Opens at HNVG

February 26, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

Our brand new purpose built cattery has just opened at our Hook Norton branch. The unit has been designed to help reduce stress and provide a comfortable stay for our feline patients. The Small Animal team have worked hard to […]

What is a Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN)?

February 21, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

What is a Registered Veterinary Nurse, and why are they important for my pet? A Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) will have undertaken an accredited qualification, governed by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) and will be held on a […]

Pre-Lambing Sheep Meeting

February 2, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Farm

Details of our Pre-lambing Sheep Meeting: Wednesday February 7th The Horse & Groom Milcombe OX15 4RS 7.30pm start, refreshments provided. This meeting will allow us the opportunity to discuss several key areas around the lambing period which play a critical […]

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Fundamentals of Farriery – Central Horse News

January 23, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

HNVG equine vet Sally Hodgson has written a brilliant article on farriery, featured in this month’s edition of Central Horse News. Click here to view the article. CHN have a regular “Advice from the Vet” section, allowing the readers access […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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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