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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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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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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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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