Caring for senior pets

Did you know that dogs and cats are considered senior when they reach 8 years of age? Most importantly, senior pets require some extra special attention to help keep them happy and healthy. Here are some of the best ways you can care for your senior pet: 1. Regular...

Easter-time pet health hazards

A visit from the Easter Bunny is just around the corner, and with it an increase in potential health risks for pets. Here’s some of the holiday hazards you should be aware of this Easter. Chocolate Most dogs love chocolate and with their strong sense of smell they are...

Winter Fashion Jackets

Winter is here! Cold, wet and windy… As we all know it can be a real struggle to get on with day to day life. It’s a much easier option to stay indoors in front of the heater on a cold winters day. If you do manage to get out its normally with multiple layers...

Benefits of Pet Insurance

The story of “Twig” the wonder kid and how pet insurance meant she could get the best care and treatment! Twig was a six week old kitten when she was adopted by Dr Jo through a vet friend. Dr Jo immediately feel in love with Twig (named after a David Bowie song line)....

5th Birthday Party

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SWAN STREET VET (A photo from Swan Street Vets 1st Birthday Party) It’s been five years since we first opened our doors and hearts to the Fur-kids of Richmond and beyond. We can hardly believe how the time has flown! Wow has it been fun! To...

Surgery for intestinal blockage in cat

Odin is a handsome Birman kitty who visited Swan Street Vet after he had been vomiting for a few days. On questioning the owners we found that Odin enjoys eating unusual objects like clothing, cushions and toys! Remember we are talking about a cat here, not a...