Heatstroke In Cats And Dogs

Heatstroke In Cats And Dogs

As temperatures rise suddenly, it is worth knowing how to prevent and treat hyperthermia and heatstroke. Summer is a wonderful time of the year to be out and about with our canine friends, but hot weather carries some particular dangers for pets, as they have limited...
Our 4th Birthday!

Our 4th Birthday!

Keeping the celebrations small this year but a big THANK YOU to all our wonderful patients and their families for sharing in the Hilltop experience!! “Happy birthday Hilltop.Thank you for loving and taking care of the flurry members of the family xx”...
***LATEST CORONAVIRUS UPDATE***

***LATEST CORONAVIRUS UPDATE***

Thank you for bearing with us through the most recent lockdown. Moving into the Tier system we will still have precautions in place but can now offer all our normal services such as boosters, neutering & nail clips along with seeing sick and injured pets. If you...
The Common Parasites Of Our Pets

The Common Parasites Of Our Pets

The common parasites of our pets may be divided into ecto- ( on the outside ) & endo- ( on the inside ) parasites. Fleas – each species of animal has its own species of flea, but a hungry flea won’t be fussy & will be happy to feed on anyone, including a...
How To Prevent Eye Conditions Affecting Your Best Friend

How To Prevent Eye Conditions Affecting Your Best Friend

Conditions affecting the eyes are frequently seen in daily practice, and because of the unique sensitivity of the eyes and surrounding tissues, we generally recommend that a vet examines the affected pet on the same day as the problem is noticed. Common symptoms...
Springtime Hazards

Springtime Hazards

After the dreary winter months, we look forward to the first flowers in the spring. Crocuses sprout out of the ground and tulips brighten up many living rooms. They may look pretty, but some spring flowers are toxic to cats and dogs. Especially if your four-legged...