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Help us to keep antibiotics working…

What is antibiotic resistance? Antibiotic resistance occurs when bacteria develops mechanisms to reduce the effects of the antibiotic. These mechanisms evolve through mutation and adaptation. Mutations can be good or bad for bacteria. In some cases, the mutation kills the bacteria and it may provide the bacteria with a survival advantage. The survival advantage may…

Autumn dog walking tips

Autumn dog walking tips

As the leaves begin to brown and the frost begins to fall, autumn offers us a lovely time of year to wrap up warm and enjoy some walks with our dogs. However, with shorter days and plunging temperatures, it’s also a time of year to make sure you are well prepared when you’re out and…

Important information

Important information

We have recently carried out a review of our prices. These changes will be implemented from 6 December 2021. Please note that all existing estimates prior to 6 December will be honoured for four weeks. If you have any questions, please speak to a member of our team. Thank you for your continued support.

Splendid Seren enjoying new lease of life courtesy of Kentdale

Splendid Seren enjoying new lease of life courtesy of Kentdale

A female border collie referred to us here at Kentdale has been given a new lease of life thanks to our talented neurology team. At almost 10 years old, Seren presented at Kentdale due to due to lumbosacral and severe hip osteoarthritis. This was following a traumatic luxation as a young one-year-old puppy. As is…

Don’t we scrub up well!

At Kentdale, we understand the importance of sustainability and are tirelessly working towards our Investors in the Environment (iiE) Bronze level accreditation. As part of this work, we have introduced reusable scrub hats which will stop around 1,610 disposable scrub hats from going into medical waste! We specifically went with a company that was set…

Gemma is enjoying the best of both worlds with her shared residency!

Gemma Holloway, our advanced practitioner in small animal surgery, has embarked on a shared surgical residency with Kentdale and fellow Linnaeus practice, North Downs Specialist Referrals in Bletchingley, Surrey. It’s certainly a long-distance experience, with the two animal hospitals some 290 miles apart, but Gemma said the benefits far outweigh the traveling involved! Read more…

Kentdale Referrals – How to access our services

In line with the relaxation of covid restrictions across the country, we have again reviewed our policies at Kentdale. Further risk assessments have been undertaken and updated policies developed. The guidelines we are following to develop our policies have not changed: Keeping associates and clients safe Providing essential veterinary services to our clients and referring…

IMPORTANT INFORMATION – PRODUCT RECALL

Fold Hill Foods has taken precautionary action to recall several dry cat food diets due to safety concerns. This is a result of a concerning spike detected by the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) in the number of pancytopenia cases in cats throughout the UK. What should I do? If you have bought any of the…

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Gemma’s poignant trek in aid of Alzheimer’s Society

The tragic loss of two grandparents to dementia has inspired one of our vets to take on a grueling 26–mile trek to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society.   Dr Gemma Holloway, Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Surgery, is taking part in Trek 26, a challenging cross–country hike around the lake and fells at Ullswater in the Lake District on August 7th.   Gemma said the pain and anguish of watching her grandparents…

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EXCEPTIONAL ELMO!

Meet Elmo, a nine-year-old Labradoodle who was referred to Kentdale as an emergency on New Year’s Eve 2020. Elmo was showing signs of being in a lot of pain and was unable to walk on both back legs. Following examination with Veterinary Surgeon Joe Higgins a series of Xrays where undertaken which identified that Elmo…