Monthly Archives: April 2020

Westport Vets Local Hero Award – Linlithgow – April 2020 (Lily Green)

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2023-01-23T11:31:41+00:00April 30th, 2020|

Old Friends Check-Ups

Did you know that a cat over the age of 8 is considered to be senior?! In dogs this is a bit more breed-dependant with giant dogs reaching their senior years aged around 6, and smaller dogs up to 8 or 9. Now that your pet is one of our senior citizens, we would recommend booking them in for an [...]

2023-01-23T11:31:41+00:00April 21st, 2020|

Cat Friendly Clinic Award

We understand it is stressful when you have to bring your cat to see us. This is why we are proud to have been accredited as an ISFM Cat Friendly Clinic – Silver Award. The ISFM Cat Friendly Clinic accreditation is an internationally-recognised award. It means that we have met criteria to help minimise stress to your cat in our [...]

2023-01-23T11:31:41+00:00April 21st, 2020|

Welcome to Westport Veterinary Clinic’s Spring Newsletter!

SPRING POISONS Spring is a lovely time of year, full of new growth and hope; we just need to be mindful that some things related to Spring are not good for our pets! CHOCOLATE Easter eggs are delicious to us but can also be tempting to dogs and sometimes cats too! Chocolate contains Theobromine, which is toxic to pets. The [...]

2023-01-23T11:31:42+00:00April 8th, 2020|

Pets and SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19)

A recent study done on five cats in China seems to indicate that SARs-CoV-2 can be transmitted via respiratory droplets to other cats. This work is yet to be peer-reviewed to assess how reliable the information is, although experts do think the findings were credible. Importantly the findings DO NOT indicate that cats can spread the disease to humans. Dogs, [...]

2023-01-23T11:31:42+00:00April 3rd, 2020|