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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Join our Edenbridge team!

  Portand Vets Edenbridge have a vacancy for an experienced vet wishing to work as a job share. This amazing opportunity to work for an independent small animal practice has just become available, to start in April. You will have …
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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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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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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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