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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Bearded Dragon at Portland Vets

Bearded Dragon has his teeth cleaned!

It’s not just our furry friends that can get dental disease – Bearded Dragons can get plaque build up too! 8 yr old Norbit visited us recently as his owner was worried about his teeth. He had been regularly treating …
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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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