Join our bank of Night Nurses

Are you a Qualified Vet Nurse? Are you a bit of a night owl? Do you want to work for an independent veterinary practice? Providing the very best of veterinary care shouldn’t stop when the day team ‘clock off’! Nursing …
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Tortoise Hotel

Tortoise Hibernation Hotel

Most tortoises hibernate during the winter months; this controls their growth and reproductive cycle. This can be a risky time as their immune systems are lowered and as owners, we are often worried and stressed during the period whilst they …
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FIRST AID COURSE

Due to popular demand Portland vets are re-running their pet first aid course again, but this time for professionals. This will be a practical first aid course for pet business owners. It will provide training in first aid procedures including …
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RAW – Rabbit Awareness Week

This year RAW is aiming to raise awareness around Rabbit Viral Haemorrhagic Disease 2 (RVHD2). RVHD2 is a new variant of RVHD1 and is often fatal. Many rabbits in the UK are not vaccinated against this deadly disease and are …
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Crafty Fund Raiser – ‘The Crafty Vet’

Two retired Vet Nurses set up an amazing mindfullness business called VN Pet Products They have decided to take on a very ambitious fundraising project for the veterinary mental health and well-being charity Vetlife. We at Portland Vets are very keen …
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Alabama Rot Feb ’19 Update

Alabama Rot has very sadly been diagnosed in a further two cases locally, both occurring in February 2019.   This means there have been four fatalities to this disease in the last three months and appears to be the highest …
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Pet Travel Post Brexit

Pet Travel Post Brexit If the UK leaves the EU with no deal, the rules for travelling with your pet abroad may change. Currently, you have to identify by microchip and then vaccinate your pet (cat, dog, ferret) against rabies …
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Nervous pet talk

Nervous Pets at The Vets

Have you got a Nervous Pet at the Vets? Wednesday September 12th September sees Portland Vets running another of our very popular FREE client evenings. Anna and Annabel will be discussing the very common problem of pets anxiety associated with …
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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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