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    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

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    All in one rabbit vaccine

    In some ways lockdown has been a special time for me as a vet. Many people have had time to ...

    27th August 2020

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    How I became a vet

    I know there are a lot of young people wondering right now where their lives are going and how to ...

    20th August 2020

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    New pet cancer treatment

    We are living in extraordinary times. Whilst most of us are focussing on coping with all the changes caused by ...

    13th August 2020

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    This Saturday 8th August, is International Cat Day

    As a vet I am receiving lots of invitations to attend webinars and onlineprofessional discussions to improve my understanding of ...

    6th August 2020

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    Working with Social Distancing

    “Aww! He’s so cute!” Our next patient was a nine week old black kitten, called Sooty.He had a thirty minute ...

    30th July 2020

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    A sick hedgehog was brought into the Clinic last Saturday

    He had been found wandering in the road in daytime, by a passerby. She knew that hedgehogs are nocturnal, and ...

    23rd July 2020

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    Brave little Tom survives RTA

    “Help! Tom’s been run over!” I stopped what I was doing, and, as I descended the stairs to reception, I ...

    16th July 2020

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    Always Learning

    As we went into lockdown, one of the very few patients I saw in personwas a miniature Dachsund. At nine ...

    9th July 2020

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    Last week I saved a life

    My patient was a nine year old Bichon Frise. She was new to me. I have known some petsfor their ...

    2nd July 2020

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    Hot Weather

    The longest day of the year passed last weekend at the summer solstice. High summer is a glorious time, but ...

    25th June 2020

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    How a rainy day activity helped shape our future

    When I was a kid we had a summer holiday every year in the same town in Devon. For just ...

    18th June 2020

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    Great News

    At last! I can report something of a return to our former levels of service. Since late March we have ...

    11th June 2020

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    When science sounds fictional / How animals help medical research

    Have you heard of fluorescent felines? They have been genetically engineered to try to help our understanding of viral diseases ...

    4th June 2020

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    Welfare needs of pets

    Late May brings back memories of exams. Thirty plus years ago I was seated alone, in front of three examiners ...

    28th May 2020

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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