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

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

A dog as a family pet

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Choose your dog carefully. Dogs are social creatures who require exercise, company and stimulation to keep them happy and content. There are many dogs in charity care or shelters who are in desperate need of a home – could you rehome a dog like this? If you choose to purchase a pedigree puppy, do your research on your breed, and … Read More

Pet Euthanasia

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When a pet dies, it is a very difficult time for all the family. Euthanasia can often trigger mixed emotions – whilst in most cases you will have made a tough decision to prevent prolonged and unnecessary suffering, you may also feel anxious, guilty or fearful. Our staff will help you as much as we can at this difficult time. … Read More

Celebrating Northumberland Park’s first birthday

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Moorview Vets are delighted to be celebrating the one year anniversary of the Northumberland Park branch opening. The newest practice was opened back in November 2015 within the shopping precinct on Earsdon Road, a mere stone’s throw from the main Backworth site. The newest practice in the Moorview stable deals exclusively with primary care cases, and houses three consult rooms, … Read More

Laparoscopy: reduced neutering prices

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Moorview referrals are happy to announce that we now offer Laparoscopy (Keyhole surgery) as an alternative to traditional bitch spays and dog cryptorchid castrations (retained testicle). This service is currently available at the same price as a routine dog neuter charge for a short time only! Please pick up a leaflet from reception for more details. – Less invasive, therefore … Read More

Cruciate disease in dogs

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Below is a summary article written by Mark, one of our surgeons, about cruciate ligament disease in dogs. This is one of the more common conditions that patients are referred to us for and this article is designed to give you an introduction to this condition ahead of your referral to us. If you have any questions, please feel free … Read More