For lots of people, taking a stroll in the countryside with a four legged friend is one of life’s little pleasures. Lots of routes go through working farms, either over grazing land, arable or even across a busy farmyard itself. Whilst the surroundings are beautiful, farms can be dangerous places and it is important to know how to keep you and your dog safe. • Plan your rout ...

Recognising the signs of heatstroke and being able to take prompt action may be a lifesaver.


Our waters have recently seen a few Portuguese Man Of War Jellyfish, which have washed up on to beaches. Here is a bit of advice if you come across one.

You may wondered why we ask for blood donors - we hope this will help.

Keeping you cat cool in hot weather can be tricky so here are some things you may want to try.

A guest blog from Emily Parker to help the increasing numbers of house cats.

Here at The Oak we are firm believers in preventative medicine – because why wait for your pet to get sick before treating them, if we can stop them getting sick in the first place?!

Is it possible to microchip?

Microchipping your rabbit may seem unnecessary but we see a lot of lost or escaped rabbits.

Why are rabbit teeth special?

Rabbits are herbivores, meaning their diet is based on plant materials.

Platelet rich plasma therapy is another example of how we are constantly looking for new ways to improve your pets care.