Calder Vets launches Pet Health Club

Calder Vets has launched its own Pet Health Club to provide a convenient and affordable way for clients to protect their pets against diseases and discomfort. The service entitles clients to preferential rates and discounts on their pet’s care. Anyone who joins will be able to spread their regular pet care costs with a fixed […]

Vet staff bring Christmas cheer to Huddersfield homeless

Kind-hearted staff from a Yorkshire vets have brought some festive cheer to homeless people in Huddersfield after packing 11 rucksacks with essentials and gifts to hand out around the town on Christmas Eve. Staff from all 12 of Calder Vets’ surgeries across the county have been collecting food, drink, essential toiletries, hats and scarves for […]

Vets warn of the dangers of Chinese lanterns to animals

A leading Yorkshire vet practice is urging Christmas and New Year revellers to reconsider celebrating the festive season by launching Chinese sky lanterns. While they provide an entrancing sight as they float across the night sky, the lanterns can cause serious harm – and even death – to wildlife and outdoor pets due to the […]

Night team to the rescue to ‘de-stone’ Rupert

A black Labrador who swallowed a stone is alive and well thanks to fast work by the night team at a our 24-hour animal hospital in Dewsbury. Two-year-old Rupert was rushed in late on a Sunday night after two days of vomiting, lethargy and a lack of appetite. Within just three hours, night vet Kyle […]

Calder Vets staff raise more than £650 for Hope Pastures

Staff from Calder Vets have presented a cheque worth more than £650 to Hope Pastures, a charity that rescues abandoned horses chosen in memory of a late colleague. Kylie Greenwood, Tracy Hemingway and Michele Squires visited the charity to present a cheque for £667, money which was raised by a group cycle ride across Calder’s […]

Paws for thought and protect pets at Christmas

We’re warning pet owners to be aware of household hazards which could affect their animals at Christmas in a bid to avoid an emergency trip to surgery. The festive period can present a minefield of potential issues for pets as homes are decorated and a range of food and drink is often accessible. Among the […]

Gold star for Rupert after socialising success

This is Rupert, who had a problem with one of his paws when he was little, which became sensitive and needed extra nail clips. Poor Rupert became quite worried of coming in to the vets and having them clipped, so his owner has been bringing him down to see Jemma at our Lockwood surgery for some […]

Dee Dee’s bravery wins the hearts of vet staff

A black Labrador whose pelvis was shattered in a road accident has won a special place in the hearts of the staff at Calder Vets, in Dewsbury, for her bravery after undergoing major surgery. Dee Dee, from Harrogate, was referred to Calder’s state-of-the-art animal hospital with multiple fractures to her pelvis and a dislocated left […]

Winter warning for cat owners amid poisoning risk

With the temperatures dropping and winter approaching, we’re asking cat owners to be vigilant of poisoning risks which are particularly common at this time of year. The ingestion of anti-freeze can lead to acute renal failure (ARF) in cats, and is more of a risk throughout the winter months when people are using anti-freeze in cars. […]

Our first Pawprints newsletter!

We’re delighted to bring you our first edition of Pawprints, the new Calder Vets newsletter. The newsletter features all the latest news from our practices, including details about fireworks safety, how your dog can become a blood donor and the results of our recent Tour de Calder Vets cycle ride. You can view the newsletter […]