Congratulations to Andrew on completion of his certificate in Small Animal Medicine! After three years of studying, we are extremely proud to announce that Andrew found out this week that he has been successful in passing his post graduate certificate in small animal medicine. Andrew has … Read More about Andrew passes certificate with flying colours!
Wicstun are ALWAYS here for you – day and night Unlike many veterinary practices, we provide 24-hour emergency care for both small animals and farm, with an onsite night team at our Market Weighton hospital - we do not send you anywhere else, ensuring your pet has instant access to one of your own … Read More about Why Wicstun Vets?
Exciting news regarding our rehabilitation centre at the hospital at Market Weighton. In addition to our extremely busy hydrotherapy and therapeutic laser sessions, we have now joined forces with Frankie Bickerdike, a Veterinary Physiotherapist. Frankie is started her career in human … Read More about Rehabilitation Centre expands!
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
Amantadine Amitriptyline Antibacterials (antibiotics) Aspirin Atenolol Buprenorphine Chlorphenamine Clopidogrel Codeine Diazepam Digoxin Diltiazem Erythromycin Fluoxetine Frusol … Read More about Client Information – Medicines Information
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
Lilies, as beautiful as they are can be very harmful to cats. Every part of the lily; the petals, leaves, pollen and even water from the vase can be harmful. The toxins (nephrotoxin, meaning affecting the kidneys) will affect your cat quite quickly, often within two hours of ingestion. Ingestion … Read More about Lily Poisoning in Cats
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!
Harvest Mites and Seasonal Canine Illness What are Harvest mites? Harvest mites are like tiny spiders and are a member of the arachnid family. They cause seasonal skin conditions for dogs at this time of year (late August – October). Although they are ridiculously small (microscopic), they … Read More about Advice on Harvest Mites and Seasonal Canine Illness (SCI)