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Cats and Covid

Many of you would have seen the news about a cat that tested positive for covid-19. Please read the following article by the British Veterinary Association.

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6th July Covid-19 update

The current public health priority continues to affect how we are able to deliver veterinary care for your pets. We continue to restrict access to the practice for clients but we are now able to provide a complete veterinary service as usual. However, we continue to operate at a reduced capacity, so we ask for your patience and understanding when making more routine appointments as they continue to be restricted.

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Covid-19 update 15th June

The current public health priority continues to affect how we are able to deliver veterinary care for your pets. We continue to restrict access to the practice for clients but we are now able to provide a complete veterinary service as usual. However, we continue to operate at a reduced capacity so we ask for your patience and understanding when making more routine appointments as they continue to be restricted.

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Covid-19 update 31st May

The current public health priority continues to affect how we are able to deliver veterinary care for your pets. We continue to restrict access to the practice and will attend to pets that have an urgent need for veterinary care.

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Covid-19 update 17th May

One health – looking after you and your pet

 

The current public health priority continues to affect how we are able to deliver veterinary care for your pets. We continue to restrict access to the practice and will attend to pets that have an urgent need for veterinary care. We are also able to offer some vaccinations and routine treatments in specific circumstances. Please do not come to the practice without calling first so we can prepare for your arrival.

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Pet Health Plan with Covid-19

Delivering your Pet Health Plan during COVID restrictions.

 

One health – looking after you and your pet

The current public health emergency continues to affect how we are able to deliver veterinary care for your pets. We have put procedures in place so that when we need to attend your pet, we can do so while protecting our team and our clients. Please follow the instructions you are given when coming to the practice.

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Covid-19 and vaccines update 20th April

Following a review of the COVID-19 guidance by our governing and professional bodies, we are now carrying out vaccinations and some routine treatments in specific circumstances. We continue to focus on urgent and emergency cases and at the same time, prioritise public health and the safety of our team and clients.

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Covid-19 and vaccines

Letter to St Anne’s Clients

 

Wednesday April 15th

 

To all clients of St Anne’s,

 

Re: Change in working patterns during COVID-19 pandemic restrictions.

 

            Following a review of the COVID-19 guidance by our governing and professional bodies, we are now carrying out limited vaccinations and some routine treatments in specific circumstances. We continue to focus on urgent and emergency cases and at the same time, prioritise public health and the safety of our team and clients.

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Covid-19 update 29th March

In the face of the Coronavirus pandemic restrictions we have been forced to radically change the way we provide services to you. In prioritising your health, we must reduce to an absolute minimum the need for you to leave your house.

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Covid-19 update 22nd March

Re: Change in working patterns during Delay phase of COVID-19 pandemic.

 

We are facing difficult times and difficult choices. The relentless progression of the current Coronavirus pandemic has created a public health emergency that has changed our way of life completely. It is clear we are travelling down a path which will see many more people affected by this serious disease, with many more fatalities.

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Covid-19

Coronavirus Update

 

First and foremost we are open as usual. Your pet’s health and that of our staff are of utmost importance. In order to continue providing the usual level of care for our patients we would ask that you observe a few simple measures in order to help us reduce the risk of spreading

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Anniematters Summer 2019

Summer is upon us again and every year we see cases of heatstroke. Unfortunately dogs are being walked when it’s far too hot and we have treated heatstroke cases already this summer. Please walk them very early or very late unless it’s still too warm, in which case don’t walk them at all. There are loads of fun ways to keep your pets cool though, check out some of the ways on our Facebook page.

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Anniematters 2018

As the cold weather creeps in and we put our heating on, this creates the environment that fleas have been waiting for.  Not many people know that 95% of the fleas actually live in the environment, so if you have a heavy flea burden you will need to treat the environment too.

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More Time for you and your Pet

Starting in September we will be changing our standard appointment time from 10 to 15 minutes.

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Travelling abroad with your pet with a no deal Brexit

So much speculation is happening about Brexit and what is going to happen, will there be a deal, won't there?

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Palm Oil

Palm oil has been spotted on some of our local beaches so please...

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Alabama Rot

For those seeking more information about Alabama Rot/Cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy

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Winter News and Tips

As the winter months appear and tortoises are sleeping soundly, here is a reminder to make sure that where your tortoises are spending their hibernation is rat proof. We have seen some fatal injuries to tortoises caused by rats attacking them in their sleep.

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Spring Anniematters 2016

We are very honoured to have been contacted by Vet Help Direct as we have been voted one of their top 25 practices in the UK! This is a result of the lovely reviews our wonderful clients have written about us on our website. We really appreciate the glowing and heartfelt words people have written about us. As a team, we thank you very much!

 

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Anniematters Autumn 2016

Did you know that you can book non-urgent appointments and request repeat prescriptions on our website? We know what it’s like, you remember things late at night so it’s nice to be able to take care of things whenever you want.

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Christmas Anniematters 2016

It's Christmas time again and this year we have decided to do a Christmas Quiz! Get answering our questions!

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Anniematters Winter 2019

Going for Gold!

At St Annes we love client reviews! For us our lovely clients are an extension of our team, helping us deliver the best vet care possible. Reviews help us to monitor our service and adapt when needed. Our preferred review site is Vet Help Direct, and every year they total up the positive reviews for each participating practice. This creates the Best UK vet Award and thanks to your reviews we do very well! Initially we were ‘Top 25’, then 3rd best for a bronze award, and last year we came 2nd and reached Silver!

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