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  • Dora - 21.1.21

    An evening emergency

    It was five minutes to home time. It was the first evening in months where the special appointments that we ...

    21st January 2021

  • puppies

    The year of the pup?

    You may have noticed that I am an animal lover. So you won’t be surprised that I can be easily ...

    14th January 2021

  • Minnie - weight loss

    New Year’s resolutions

    Are you and your pets shut indoors and gaining weight? At this time of year, our thoughts turn to how ...

    7th January 2021

  • Hope

    A time of hope

    I hope that none of us will ever have to experience another year like 2020. For an agonising few months ...

    31st December 2020

  • Lucy

    A Christmas Miracle

    I first met Lucy, a beautiful German Shepherd, when she was two years old. She was a little nervous of ...

    24th December 2020

  • Hugo take 2

    Fundraising success

    Congratulations to Hugo and his family! This wonderful portrait of Labrador puppy, Hugo in his smart bow tie, was the ...

    17th December 2020

  • Julia being interviewed by ITV

    Insecticides in waterways

    I had a huge excitement recently - an appearance on ITV Meridian News. My TV debut! It was a privilege ...

    10th December 2020

  • Bracken 2

    Dog Vestibular Disease

    I bought some Aspods recently, and passed one to each of my team. Mine is now proudly on my keyring, ...

    26th November 2020

  • bunnies

    Boredom in rabbits

    Are you getting cabin-fever yet? We’ve been back in lockdown again for just two weeks, and, for some, it’s already ...

    19th November 2020

  • Mewes shelter November 2020

    The Mewes Vets remains open

    Thank goodness, vets are being considered an ‘essential business’ this time around. When the first lockdown looked likely, I was ...

    12th November 2020

  • Drusilla's logo

    Plans change

    Tomorrow I was expecting to be a zoo-keeper for the day at Drusillas Park. It was a gift for a ...

    5th November 2020

  • mewes pumpkin

    Exciting times are approaching

    Halloween and Bonfire Night both fall within a week, and each present our pets with possible issues. I have just ...

    29th October 2020

  • Millie Hollyman

    Dog Acupuncture still available

    Lockdown has been tough for all of us. For some it has meant a painfully long period of separation from ...

    22nd October 2020

  • Archie October 2020

    Why we are not letting any clients into the premises. Last day for calendar competition entries.

    Last call for pet photo competition entries! We have had some wonderful entries for our pet photo competition already this ...

    15th October 2020

  • Joey Squeaks

    Joey the chihuahua’s hip

    Once it was quite common to see small dogs that had to hop on their hind legs. Thirty years ago, ...

    8th October 2020

  • Bagheera take 2

    My profession changing over the decades

    Last week I observed Lisa, one of my RVNs (Registered Veterinary Nurses) place a cannula into the vein of a ...

    1st October 2020

  • urine sample

    What is cystocentesis?

    Medical stuff is not always polite. We are taught as children not to put anything (at all!) up our noses, ...

    24th September 2020

  • Rowan berries

    Autumn fruits and pet poisoning

    Last week we received an urgent call. Milo the three month old cockerpoo puppy had been stung in the mouth ...

    17th September 2020

  • Old collie

    Fever of unknown origin

    An old collie called Gemma came to me during the heatwave last month. She was rising thirteen, and had been ...

    10th September 2020

  • 2020 cover star Nala

    Calendar Competition Launch

    Most years the Mewes Vets team are frequently out in the community at events raising awareness about responsible pet ownership. ...

    3rd September 2020