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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Who is your favourite famous cat?
Our team at Southill Vets has pulled together their favourite famous cats! Share your own favourites with us on our Facebook page.
How clever is your dog? Take our test!
Our team at Southill Vets have put together the ultimate tests to see how clever your dog is – let us know how you get on!
Vet Bob O’Brien discusses why guinea pigs need companions
Their mental health and physical wellbeing rely on having buddies – learn how to keep your own guinea pig thriving in our latest article.
Get Southill Vets’ vital guide to dog health this summer
Read more on what our team of vets believe are the most common conditions that affect pets across the UK over summer, and how to avoid them.
Is a guinea pig right for you? Learn more here…
Our Head Nurse Clare provides helpful advice on whether guinea pigs are the best pet for you and your family.
Summer Safety Guide for Cats
Cats in Wincanton may need extra attention this summer to keep them safe – learn more here and download our cat safety summer guide.
Get Southill Vets’ tips for keeping small furries safe from flystrike
How to protect your small furry pet from flystrike – a painful and potentially fatal condition that can be avoided.
Seven activities for your dog in the heat and five to avoid
When it’s hot outside in Wincanton, it’s essential to take extra precautions to keep your dog safe. Read our do’s and don’ts guide.
Vet Bob has advice for cat owners about heatstroke
Learn about the risks associated with heatstroke and what you can do as an owner to keep your cat healthy.
Southill Vets explains what to do if your cat or dog has vomited
Witnessing your pet vomit can be worrying; in our article we explain what danger signs to look out for and when to contact a vet.