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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Winter paw care: protect dogs in from road salt

January 7th, 2024

Bob has important advice for dog owners on the need to be proactive in protecting their dog’s paws on winter walks.

Valuable advice for cat adoption in 2024 from Southill Vets

December 21st, 2023

Adopting a cat from a rescue centre can be a wholesome way to introduce a new feline friend to your family. Read our essential questions to ask.

How to help your dog cope with the upheaval and stress of a house move

December 14th, 2023

To help dog owners with a house move, our team have put together some advice on helping dogs cope with this big event.

Degus, rabbits, hamsters… is 2024 the year to consider a new small furry pet?

December 7th, 2023

Southill Vets urge those who are considering a small furry pet to do plenty of research on the care needs before purchasing.

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.

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