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    Barrier nursing

    As a business owner, I am currently focussing my mind on how to bring my team back fromfurlough safely. This ...

    21st May 2020

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    'Donkey' or 'Hamster'?

    This month is National Pet Month, in which we celebrate our lives with our pets, and promote responsible pet ownership. ...

    14th May 2020

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    Hedgehog Awareness Week

    This week is hedgehog awareness week. It started for me with a phone call from a person who had found ...

    7th May 2020

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    New arrival in the family?

    Many families are taking advantage of the lock down to start a long term relationship - with a new pet. ...

    30th April 2020

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    Pet Owners are COVID heroes too

    My team are so impressed. Pet owners all over Mid Sussex are stepping up to the mark in a way ...

    23rd April 2020

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    COVID-sense returns

    I am so excited! For three weeks during the initial COVID lockdown I have been forced to follow guidelines that ...

    16th April 2020

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    The New Corona-Norm

    The whole country is adapting to a new norm. At the Mewes Vets our priorities are to follow guidelines, stay ...

    9th April 2020

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    Crying over the corona crisis

    My heart is breaking. I joined the veterinary profession to care for those that cannot express their pain - animals.  ...

    5th April 2020

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    Alabama Rot strikes in Burgess Hill

    Earlier this month we were made aware of a probable case of Alabama Rot in a dog visiting a vets ...

    26th March 2020

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    Can I catch COVID-19 from my pet?

    I have been asked this question a few times, and the current understanding at the time of writing is that ...

    19th March 2020

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    Benefits of Acupuncture

    When a pet owner takes the trouble to write us a thank you letter, it means so much to us. ...

    12th March 2020

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    Cancer affects animals and humans alike

    This month I am raising funds for Cancer Research’s Walk All Over Cancer Month. I lost my Dad to cancer, ...

    5th March 2020

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    Get bunnies leaping in to the sunshine

    This weekend we have a leap day to enjoy. Created by Julius Caesar in 45BC to balance out the calendar, ...

    27th February 2020

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    How old habits need to change

    I have an odd obsession. If I clean something, like the laundry, it really upsets me if it gets mixed ...

    20th February 2020

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    Talking to local groups

    In a fortnight I will have the privilege of addressing one of the local U3A groups. I regularly attend events ...

    13th February 2020

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    The Mewes vets launch online booking service

    It was just getting dark on Sunday evening a few weeks ago when Smokey’s owner, Sue, heard the cat flap. ...

    6th February 2020

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    Freddy's strangely nice experience

    I get a great many compliments about pets who just love coming to see us at the Clinic. This might ...

    30th January 2020

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    A Staffie's Stifle Disease

    I spend all day trying to ensure that pet owners understand me. I consider it the role of a good ...

    23rd January 2020

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    It would be cruel to make your cat go vegan

    Cats cannot be vegans January is the time of year when our minds turn to healthier living and good resolutions. ...

    16th January 2020

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    What is best for rabbits in winter?

    It can hard for rabbits to keep warm in winter if they are unable to move about and exercise. So ...

    9th January 2020