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Westport Vet’s Local Hero Awards – September 2020

🌟🏆🌟🏆🌟🏆🌟🏆🌟🏆🌟🏆🌟🏆🌟🏆 🏆🌟Westport Vet's Local Hero Awards🏆🌟🌟🏆🌟🏆🌟🏆🌟🏆🌟🏆🌟🏆🌟🏆🌟🏆 🏆Westport Vets Local Hero Award for September 2020 is Rebecca Holmes. ⭐Westport Veterinary Clinic’s Local Hero Awards has been created to recognise and honour acts of kindness in the local community. 🏆Rebecca Holmes has been dedicated to the local community with Rebecca Holmes Photography Linlithgow Front Steps Project. This is a project capturing the [...]

2020-10-24T10:54:20+00:00October 24th, 2020|

The home teacher – it’s the Easter holidays!!!…..

The Easter holidays were a welcome break from being a teacher I can now become Just Mum! It is a rather unusual feeling of having no plans for the holidays and no where we need to go. Usually Easter weekend is like a challenge you’d find on an episode of the Krypton Factor (you will know what this if you [...]

2020-05-12T06:34:54+00:00May 12th, 2020|

Week two of my Stay at home teacher job! And it hasn’t got any easier…..

I feel the kids have become very adept at pushing my buttons and knowing exactly what gets the reaction! Such as answering NO to anything I say sometimes before I have even gotten to the end of the sentence I implemented the snack box for each of them (an idea sourced from Facebook) so they could help themselves to something [...]

2020-04-08T19:34:04+00:00April 8th, 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 [...]

2020-04-08T16:19:03+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, [...]

2020-04-08T16:24:09+00:00April 3rd, 2020|

💜 Puppies on Lockdown 💜

We have had lots of enquires this week with concerned new puppy owners during lockdown so have some advice to help. ℹ As it currently stands (08-04-2020), following government guidelines The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons clarification on treatments is that veterinary practices are currently not permitted to do puppy, kitten, or rabbit vaccinations. Only Urgent and Emergency treatment should [...]

2020-04-08T16:48:54+00:00March 30th, 2020|

March is Pet Anxiety Awareness Month!

Thankfully, it is now widely recognised in humans that mental health is just as important as physical health; the same is true for our pets!   Our lifestyles are becoming more and more hectic and often we expect our pets to be able to keep up, coping with busy households, traffic, fireworks, moving house, other pets and all sorts of other potentially stressful situations. [...]

2020-03-09T15:40:23+00:00March 9th, 2020|

Thriving in Practice workshop

Recently, we arranged a training day for the whole team about how to maintain resilience in the face of what, as you might imagine, can be a very emotionally demanding job. The lovely Torphichen Inn hosted us for the workshop and kept us well fed and watered throughout the day. The session was set up and run by the brilliant [...]

2020-03-09T15:45:18+00:00March 1st, 2020|

Fiona and Paula SPVS Conference 2020

  Fiona and Paula headed off on a mammoth road trip on 23rd January to attend the annual SPVS Conference. This was being held in the beautiful Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, Wales.  The congress is the only one of its kind, in that there are no clinical lectures, it is all about managing the practice from leadership and mental [...]

2020-02-10T13:47:46+00:00February 10th, 2020|
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