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Nurse handling sessions

Nurse handling sessions

September 26, 2014 · Comments Off 

  Many dogs that come to the practice are understandably anxious about their visit. In some cases their anxiety can prevent us from examining them thoroughly, either because they are difficult to restrain or because they become aggressive. As a result diagnosing and treating these dogs can become a real challenge. If these dogs have repeated negative experiences their behaviour can escalate, however the opposite is equally true. If these dogs have repeated positive experiences, then their behaviour will improve. Our nurses offer handling sessions as one of the many free services available in... [Read the full story]

Practice News

Nurse handling sessions

Nurse handling sessions

September 26, 2014 · Comments Off 

  Many dogs that come to the practice are understandably anxious about their visit. In some cases their anxiety can prevent us from examining them thoroughly, either because they are difficult to restrain or because they become aggressive. As a result diagnosing and treating these dogs can become a real challenge. If these dogs have repeated negative experiences their behaviour can escalate, however the opposite is equally true. If these dogs have repeated positive experiences, then their behaviour will improve. Our nurses offer handling sessions as one of the many free services available in... [Read the full story]

Staff News

Sophie is a RVN!

Sophie is a RVN!

October 10, 2014 · Comments Off 

Sophie Renno has passed her final practical exam to become a RVN (Registered Veterinary Nurse). She joined Summerhill in 2010, and spent a year gaining practical experience, before she started her formal nursing training at Eastern College. Over the last three years she has attended Eastern College one day a week as well as completing  in house training with our head nurse and clinical coach, Nadine. Here she is in the RVN dark green uniform.  Sophie has been revising hard for her practical exam, and thoroughly deserves her success.    Read More →

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Need help giving your cat tablets?

Need help giving your cat tablets?

July 2, 2014 · Comments Off 

  At Summerhill we’ve been trying out a new product on our own cats. It’s a treat bar that you use to hide medication in. Break off a small amount and mould it around the tablet. Although similar ‘tablet pocket’ products have been available for dogs for many years, this is the first product specifically for cats. We’re currently selling individual 10g bars at the practice.  Read More →

Staff News

Sophie is a RVN!

Sophie is a RVN!

Sophie Renno has passed her final practical exam to become a RVN (Registered Veterinary Nurse). She joined Summerhill in 2010, and spent a year gaining practical experience, before she started her formal nursing training at Eastern College. Over the last three years she has attended Eastern College one day a week...

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Congratulations to Michelle

Congratulations to Michelle

Congratulations to our vet Michelle, who married Philip Mortimer on Saturday the 6th of September. Here are the happy couple with all the Summerhill team. Thanks to Keith Osbourn Photography for the lovely picture.

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