Meet Hugo – a new member of the Hearing Dogs Team! John (Partner Vet) has donated one of his beautiful pups (Hugo!) to the Hearing Dogs for Deaf People. Wicstun Vets have supported the Hearing Dogs for many years and we work closely with the team at the local centre in … [Read more...] about Hugo the future Hearing Dog
New rules for pet travel Pet owners wishing to travel abroad with their pets will need to follow new guidelines from January 2021. There is only one new requirement for EU travel and that is the issue of an Animal Health Certificate (AHC) rather than using a pet passport. Here … [Read more...] about Pet travel updates – Brexit
Below are a few simple ways to help comfort your pets and keep them calm over the bonfire night period. Every pet is different and will react in different ways but hopefully there are some useful tips! Dogs: Take your dog for a walk during the day, well before sunset and fireworks are … [Read more...] about Looking after your pets on bonfire night
Microchipping your pets If you follow us on social media, you will see we help clients and local families by posting about their missing animals to help spread the word. We see a high number of lost pets who are not microchipped and this does make it more difficult to reunite - microchipping can … [Read more...] about A quick trip to microchip!
Corona Virus Update for our clients (as at 17th March 2020) In light of the current Covid-19 pandemic, we believe that it is important for us to put measures in place to help protect our teams and our clients, whilst allowing us to remain open and functioning to the best of our abilities. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 – Client Guidance
Expert guidance on safe and comfortable cat travel! Cat carriers are the safest way to transport your cat to the vets. They offer protection, security and minimise the risk of escape. For a lot of cats, travelling is an odd experience and may not be met too enthusiastically. For … [Read more...] about Transport your cat safely!
Vets recommend you begin helping your pet now! Wicstun vet, Emily, offers advice to owners of noise phobic or anxious pets; Firework season can be a distressing time for our pets, so here are a few tips of simple things that can be implemented to try and minimize the effects as much as possible! … [Read more...] about Is your pet scared of fireworks?
Proudly introducing Nicola and Sophie, newest members of the Wicstun team! A huge Wicstun welcome to Nicola Grundy and Sophie Challis! Both veterinary nurses join our experienced team to contribute towards the provision of our clinical and client support services. A new and exciting … [Read more...] about Exciting news as Nicola and Sophie join the team!
Classroom delight as 'Vet Week' takes over! Classroom delight as 'vet week' takes over! We had the absolute pleasure of helping pupils from Pocklington Pre- School with their 'Vet' themed classroom project recently. The children, aged between 3 and 5, took part in a week of exploring … [Read more...] about As cute as puppies! Pocklington Pre-School pay a visit!
Jo, Steph and Bridie visit local school children! Pupils aged between 3 and 6 years old, at Saint Mary’s RC primary school, Market Weighton, had plenty of fun recently during a visit from Wicstun team members, Jo, Steph and youngster Bridie, the Labrador. With help from her knowledgeable … [Read more...] about Community spirit!