Cape Vets, Author at The Cape Veterinary Clinic

Christmas Opening Times 2022

Cape Vets on 13th December 2022

Cape Veterinary Clinic Opening Times Christmas 2022 Firstly, we want to wish all of our clients a very happy christmas, and we want to thank each and every one of you for your support through the last few years. It has been really tough, with staff shortages, and tail-end of COVID, but with such great, […]

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Alabama Rot

Cape Vets on 10th February 2022

Some of you may have heard in the news about a rare disease known as Alabama Rot (cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy). The cause of this disease is currently unknown, but sadly it can cause acute kidney failure and be fatal so research is underway (led by Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists) to try investigate the […]

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New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Cape Vets on 15th December 2021

It’s almost the end of 2021, and with the New Year approaching I’m sure that we are all looking forward to the end of another challenging year. However, our pets might not be so excited about the upcoming celebrations, as it is likely that many commercial as well as private firework displays will be going […]

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Christmas Toxins

Cape Vets on 1st December 2021

With Christmas coming up we have already had a few of our patients in for treatment after stealing a mince pie (or 6!) and so we thought we would highlight some common festive toxicities that we see at this time of year. If you are concerned that your animal has ingested any potential toxin, please […]

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Cape Vets on 12th October 2021

Remember, remember the 5th of November…We may know why we celebrate bonfire night each year, but for our pets that are scared of the noises created by the fireworks, they remember that night for different reasons. You may have a pet that can sit and watch fireworks quite happily with no worries, but if you […]

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Tick Prevention

Cape Vets on 24th June 2021

We’re pleased to see that the weather is improving again but unfortunately with the warmer temperatures after a period of wet weather, the ticks are thriving and extremely prevalent this year. With our warmer winters, it has now been shown that ticks don’t fully go into hibernation and so they can even be present all […]

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Cape Vets on 1st April 2021

We hope all of our clients and their families have a wonderful Easter Bank Holiday! Please find our opening hours below. Good Friday: CLOSED Saturday 3rd: 8am – 12pm Sunday 4th: CLOSED Easter Monday: CLOSED Tuesday 6th: 8am – 7pm as normal for the remainder of the week. For out of hours emergencies, please see […]

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Easter Toxins

Cape Vets on 26th March 2021

I’m sure everyone is looking forward to the Easter break now, and getting excited about all the chocolate eggs that are going to be given (and received), especially now that the restrictions are about to be eased. Delicious as these chocolate treats may be for us, we would like to raise awareness of the dangers […]

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Kennel Cough

Cape Vets on 5th March 2021

We are currently seeing an increase in the number of cases of kennel cough in our canine patients and so we thought it would be useful to put up an article to discuss the symptoms and supportive treatment for those that need it. What is Kennel Cough? Kennel cough is the name given to ‘infectious […]

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Feline cystitis

Cape Vets on 10th February 2021

We have recently seen an increase in incidence of cystitis in cats at the clinic, so I thought it might be helpful to put up an article on urinary issues in cats. The increase may be partly related to the cold weather stopping our feline friends going outside to urinate and then subsequently holding on […]

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