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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Pet Allergy Week 5th to 11th June 2017 – Wilf

National Pet Allergy week gives us the chance to tell you about Wilf. He was a very itchy and uncomfortable cat due to allergies and he is proof that with the right diagnosis and with committed owners pets can live …
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Blood Donors Needed

As a practice that provides emergency veterinary care 24 hours a day 7 days a week, we need blood donors to provide emergency transfusions for our patients when needed. If your pet is eligible, register and know that your pet …
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