March ’18 1/2 Price Dental Promotion

In March, we will be running a dental promotion month. We will be offering scale and polish procedures for cats and dogs for a set price of £125. This is approximately a 50% discount on our normal price! This price …
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Dog Heart Clinic (Mitrial Valve Disease) Jan/Feb 2018

We at Portland Vets like to keep up to date with the latest studies and guidance for veterinary treatments and prevention to help pets live longer and healthier lives. Due to the latest study into heart disease in small breed …
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Why ‘Anaesthetic Free’ Dentistry is not a good idea!

We are becoming increasingly aware of some groomers in the surrounding area offering “anaesthetic free dental scale and polish” procedures. This is something that we would never consider doing at Portland Vets and something that we would strongly advise owners …
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tortoise hibernation

Preparing for Hibernation!

TORTOISE HIBERNATION Do tortoises need to hibernate? This depends on the species – Mediterranean species naturally hibernate in the wild during the winter months so their physiology, growth and reproduction cycles are used to this process. Species that commonly hibernate …
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CPR refresher evening for the team!

  The whole clinical team came together last night for a refresher in CPR. Luckily this is not something we are required to perform on a regular basis, but when we do, we need to have the latest knowledge, equipment …
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This Summers Purple Heart Award Winner

We at Portland Vets like to award one of our patients every few months, a hand made (by Kate!) embroidered heart, which is given after a team discussion. We all put forward patients we believe have had a tough time but have …
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