St. Leonard patient: Winston

News

Pets Stay Safe At Christmas

Grapes, Raisins and Currants Tis’ the season to be jolly and, of course, to eat Christmas cake, pudding and mince pies! Grapes can be eaten fresh, processed to make wine or juice, or dried to produce; raisins, sultanas and currants. With Christmas round the corner, we are likely to have an increasing number of foodstuffs...

antifreeze

BEWARE – Antifreeze Toxicity

Antifreeze, ethylene glycol, is notoriously dangerous to cats but can also cause severe toxicity in dogs, usually during the winter months. Common sources of ethylene glycol include automotive antifreeze, radiator coolant, which typically contains 95% ethylene glycol, windshield deicing agents, motor oils, hydraulic brake fluid, developing solutions for photography, paints and solvents. Just a small...

pumpkins

Pumpkin Ingestion Warning!

This article has been provided tot he practice by the VPIS (Veterinary Poisons Information Service): Pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo pepo) is a popular autumnal fruit, which has become part of many families’ Halloween festivities. Pets may be exposed at this time of year and poisoning is possible, depending on the source of plant material. Cucurbitaceae contain...

raft race 2

Team SLVC win the Willington Raft Race!!! A brave team of vets, nurses and receptionists (plus a couple of others!) took part in this years Willington Raft Race in June. A combination of grit, sweat, team work and pure adrenaline resulted in team SLVC winning the mixed competition with a time of 23.16 minutes! The...

PROJECT VET_MAIN SIGNAGE_PRES_APW

New Branch Practice in Allestree Following the success of our main hospital located on Osmaston Road in the centre of Derby we are proud to announce the opening of a new branch practice in Allestree in Spring 2016. The location is 367A Duffield road, in close proximity to other amenities including a doctors surgery and two...