Southill Vets' news & pet care advice

To help you keep your pet happy and healthy, we update our news and free pet care advice regularly. Discover seasonal and local pet care tips, as well as preventative advice and topical articles below.

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5 common canine conditions we treat in winter at Southill Vets

November 21st, 2023

We often see the same winter dog health conditions every year in clinic. Read our article on how to protect your pet and keep them healthy.

Get our ‘happy cat’ guides for winter and christmas care

November 14th, 2023

Vet Bob O’Brien has lots of practical tips on how to keep your cat happy once they are spending longer indoors. Includes, bonus festive guide!

Reflections, recipes, and rabbit bonding as we approach 2024

November 7th, 2023

Christmas is the perfect time to reflect on 2023 & decide on bunny goals to achieve in 2024 – learn the advice from Southill Vets.

Do you need to bring small furry pets indoors during firework season?

October 21st, 2023

To keep outdoor small furries safe, it’s worth moving them inside – read on to learn why.

Why book a pre-winter health check for your cat

October 14th, 2023

Vet Bob O’Brien discusses why an autumn/winter health check will be beneficial for your cat. Learn more here.

Does your dog have a normal fear of fireworks or a noise phobia?

October 7th, 2023

Working out if your dog is scared or has a phobia can be difficult – read Southill Vets’ advice in our article.

Canine arthritis – age, causes, symptoms and treatment for Wincanton dogs

September 21st, 2023

Take our health assessment quiz to see if your dog (young or old) may be suffering from arthritis.

Mandatory Microchipping for cats in South Somerset

September 15th, 2023

The UK Government has changed the laws surrounding cat microchips in England. Southill Vets wants all cat owners in South Somerset to be aware that it is now a legal requirement for all cats over 20 weeks of age to be microchipped by the 10th June 2024. Learn more about microchipping and book your pet […]

Veterinary Surgeon Bob O’Brien shares vital care tips for senior cats

September 14th, 2023

As they age, cats require some lifestyle changes. Learn from our vet on how best to manage these to help your cat stay comfortable.

Small furry pet pain signs – when to call the vet

September 7th, 2023

Southill Vets unpacks everything you need to know on pain signs, what is & isn’t normal and when a vet needs to know.

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