Here at Market Veterinary Centre we are proud to be part of the local community. We sponsor local schools, sports teams and support local animal charities, we also enjoy fundraising at a variety of local events.
How is your pet’s mobility? Feeling stiff? Osteoarthritis is surprisingly common in older dogs and also cats. It has been estimated that arthritis affects 1 in 5 dogs and the incidence may be as high in cats. Arthritis can be more easily overlooked in cats as they tend to hide their symptoms and become less active instead. Osteoarthritis is an incurable, degenerative disease that causes pain as… [read more]
Frosty mornings and sunny days make for beautiful wintery days - but not for happy healthy hooves! Recently here in the south-west we’ve been seeing frosty mornings with a strong sun developing as the day progresses. The sugar levels in grass can become really quite high after a few sunny days with frosty nights such as those we’ve had recently, increasing the risk of laminitis. During sunny… [read more]
This is the time of year when some of us are thinking of our waistlines and making resolutions to cut back the pounds that we have piled on over the festive period. Spare a thought for your pets at this time too: being overweight can seriously affect their health too . Remember that what they eat and, particularly for dogs, how much they exercise is entirely up to you, their owner. Being… [read more]
A day in the life of a Market Vets’ Saturday Companion Animal Vet. The day starts at 8.30am when the staff arrive and the practice is opened. The first job of the day for myself and my vet nurse is to check the patients and any new admissions made overnight by the duty vet. The nurse takes dog patients out for a quick walk, if they are able, and cleans out the kennels whilst I read up the… [read more]
We are pleased to offer Wednesday morning appointments at the Pavilion Chulmleigh. The clinic is planned to open the first Wednesday in February and will be operated by one of our dedicated small animal vets, Ellen Harmer MRCVS We will be able to see all small animals and offer repeat prescription collections as well as provide routine medications such as flea and worm prevention. We are also… [read more]
Surgery Opening Hours throughout the Festive Period! Saturday 24 December Christmas Eve – 08:30-13:00 Sunday 25 December Christmas Day – Closed Monday 26 December – Closed Tuesday 27 December – Closed Wednesday 28 December - 08:30- 18:30 Thursday 29 December - 08:30-18:30 (… [read more]
Join us on Saturday 26 November 2016. Where we will be holding a Coffee Morning at our South Molton Branch to raise funds towards Callum’s Challenge! 10:30 – 12:30 Fundraising for Cancer Research UK In Memory of Callum’s Mum - Rebecca Smith Callum's Just Giving Link [read more]