Hydrotherapy at Moorview Referrals

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Hydrotherapy can be greatly beneficial for a number of conditions, for fitness and for weight loss. Hydrotherapy acts by reducing the amount of weight a patient has going through their joints – this is caused by the buoyancy of the water. By doing so this encourages a full range of joint motion which therefore improves muscle tone, promotes tissue repair … Read More

Doggy day care with Canine Camp

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Canine Camp, the North East’s newest dog day care centre, provides your pet with a tailored experience whilst you work. They understand first-hand the challenges you face in making sure your four legged friends are provided with the best care, and go out of their way to ensure that your pooch gets the most out of his/her day. The purpose-built … Read More

Rabbit Awareness Week 2017: 17th – 25th June

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Rabbit awareness week is rapidly approaching and we are supporting the cause with an information evening and social as well as offering free health checks throughout the month of June. Our information evening is taking place on Wednesday 21st June at 7.30pm with a short presentation on current topics by vet Rieke Hettrick followed by a chance to browse the … Read More

Location changes to our referral services

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We are pleased to inform you of some exciting changes. Moorview Referrals will be moving into larger premises to allow us to expand the referral service. This will enable us to continue to improve our existing referral services, giving the best possible care for your patients. This will be a gradual transition that will occur over a period of months. … Read More

Moorview Vets, NEVR and My Family Vets

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We are pleased to inform you of some exciting changes to your veterinary practice. Moorview Vets, North East Veterinary Referrals (NEVR) and My Family Vets are now operating as one company under the name of Moorview Vets. This is to enable our primary care services and referral services to continue to improve and expand, giving the best possible care for … Read More

What should I do if my dog vomits?

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Vomiting can be a sign of serious illness but in the majority of cases your dog will usually just have a simple stomach upset that will resolve within 24 hours. If your dog has vomited but is otherwise bright and happy, symptomatic treatment at home would be sensible. Ensure your dog has free access to water (you may need to … Read More

Common Poisons of Cats and Dogs

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There are many household items and foods which, whilst being completely harmless to us, can cause our pets a great deal of harm. Here are some of the toxins which we see most commonly so that you can try to keep your pets as safe as possible by avoiding them. If you suspect your pet has eaten something harmful then … Read More

Oncology services at Moorview

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Labrador puppy

Moorview Referrals offers a full range of medical and surgical oncology, using a multi-discplinary approach which facilitates smooth patient assessment and treatment. Recently we have increased our oncology cover, with oncology specialist consultations now being made available for two days every fortnight. Our oncologist, Shirley van Lelyveld, received her European Diploma in Oncology in the spring of 2016, although she has … Read More

Arthritis In Dogs

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Arthritis in dogs is a very common, painful condition. Arthritis means “inflammation of the joints”, and is commonly seen in older animals, though can develop from an early age. The condition develops when there is damage to the thin, protective cartilage layer within the joints, and this results in rubbing together of the bone surfaces. This in turn causes inflammation, … Read More

Rabbit care

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Rabbits are becoming more and more popular as pets. They can be rewarding, friendly, loving companions; but do require careful looking after to ensure they are healthy and happy. They are best suited to adults and teenagers, due to their specific care needs. Children should be supervised carefully when handling and looking after rabbits. Rabbits are naturally sociable Rabbits in … Read More