VETS URGE RABBIT OWNERS TO KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR SIGNS OF SERIOUS GUT CONDITION

Following the recent admittance of a number of rabbits with gut stasis, a potentially fatal digestion condition if not treated quickly, we’re warning rabbit owners to be aware of the signs. Phoebe, a Rex rabbit, was brought into see one of Calder’s veterinary surgeons, and rabbit enthusiast, Shona Haydon after her owner noticed that she […]

Free Rabbit Health checks for Rabbit Awareness Week (17 – 25 June)

We’re offering free rabbit health checks with our nurses in support of Rabbit Awareness Week (RAW) this June. Key themes of RAW 2017 is the importance of feeding hay and fresh grass to support pet rabbits’ dental, digestive and emotional health, so it’s the perfect time to make sure your bunny is in tip-top health. […]

LITTLE BIT OF LUCK AS MISSING CAT RETURNS AFTER NEARLY THREE YEARS

A cat owner has been reunited with her beloved pet after he turned up at the family home after being missing for nearly three years. Little Bit, a 12-year-old tabby, went missing from his Denby Dale home just over two-and-a-half years ago and owner Steph Mellor-Smith had all but given up hope of seeing her […]

The end of an era

Today is a sad day for Calder Vets, as we say goodbye to a very important member of our team. Louis Turner has been with us since 1991 as our resident builder. He’s built practices from the ground up and carried out extensive refurbishment work on all of our 12 practices. As well as being […]

Poisoning warning following admission of cats with acute renal failure

We are asking our clients to be extra vigilant following recent admissions of cats presenting Acute Renal Failure (ARF).  This condition can have many causes, one of the main ones is ethylene glycol toxicity, which is found in anti-freeze, screen wash, brake fluid, coolants and some kinds of ink. The ingestion of anti-freeze and following […]

Ollie – Diabetes in Cats

Cat diabetes is a common endocrine condition and in most cases can be diagnosed and managed successfully. Management of the condition can be complex as treatment may need to be adjusted to the individual cat as Emma experienced with her cat Ollie.

Norah – Lip Avulsion

We recently received some great feedback from a client called Andrew about his experience with Calder Vets when his dog, Norah, suffered from a Lip Avulsion injury. The following, with full permission, is copied directly from Andrews Facebook page.

Dewsbury Gets Gold for Cat Care

Dewsbury veterinary clinic has been awarded the highest level certificate in Cat Care by The International Society for Feline Medicine reflecting our investment in the best facilities and the care and dedication of our staff