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PetPlan Veterinary Awards 2020

The PetPlan Veterinary Awards 2020 are now open! 2020 marks an amazing 21 years of these awards celebrating excellence within the veterinary industry. The Petplan Veterinary Awards recognise the fantastic work that goes on in veterinary practices across the UK. Petplan has worked closely with the veterinary profession for over 40 years and hosts these […]

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Sneaky peek at our new small animal facilities?

Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the brand new small animal facilities at our Goosnargh branch on: Sunday 13th October 2019 1pm – 4pm at Oakhill Veterinary Centre, Langley Lane, Goosnargh, PR3 2JQ Practice tours  See behind the scenes at your local vets Meet the team Refreshments Demonstrations Children’s activities PLUS there’ll be a […]

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Pippa – Patent Ductus Arteriosus

Pippa, a beautiful Cockerpoo, was diagnosed at 4 months of age with a serious congenital heart defect known as Patent Ductus Arteriosus (or PDA for short) after a heart murmur, that was picked up during her initial vaccination appointment, failed to disappear. A PDA is caused by a blood vessel that connects the body’s major artery (aorta) […]

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RCVS Accredited

RCVS accredited – What does that mean? What is the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons’ Practice Standards Scheme? The Practice Standards Scheme (PSS) is a voluntary accreditation scheme for veterinary practices. It was set up by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) in 2005 to promote and maintain high standards in veterinary care. The Scheme […]

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Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month!

Outside of the consulting room, most of the attention and medical care your pet receives is at the hands of a veterinary nurse. It is this we celebrate each May, as Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month (VNAM) gives us an opportunity to talk about our role in caring for your pets. In any given day a […]

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Injured cat found at local scrap yard

Two year old Bonnie was recently found with some serious injuries, under the bonnet of a scrap car at a local recycling plant. Bonnie was brought to our Conway Drive surgery with a fractured tibia, broken canine tooth and some wounds around her face. Unfortunately Bonnie is not microchipped, so local charity, Lancashire Cat Rescue, […]

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