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Common allergies in dogs

From skin irritations to digestive issues, understanding and addressing common allergies in dogs is essential for ensuring their wellbeing. In this blog, we delve into the world of canine allergies, exploring their types, symptoms and effective management strategies.

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The top 12 most poisonous plants for pets

The sun is out, everything is in flower, and everyone has come out of hibernation: gardening season has begun! While this is a lovely time of year to spend with your pet, there are potentially poisonous plants in your garden that will affect cats and dogs. At Woodward Vets in Ashby-de-la-zouch, we can assist you with pet-proofing your garden by providing a list of common garden plants that are toxic to pets. Read on to learn more about common garden plants you need to look out for and the symptoms of plant poisoning.

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Easter opening hours


Easter is almost here, and we'd like to remind you that our opening hours over the Bank Holiday weekend may differ from our usual availability.

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The Perils of Easter for Dogs: Chocolate Poisoning

The risks of Easter for dogs: Chocolate poisoning

Easter is an indulgent time of the year, and whilst chocolate is a fond treat for us, it can have serious outcomes for dogs if they eat it. As a devoted pet owner, we know how important it is for you to be informed about potential dangers that our furry friends may face. At Woodward Veterinary Practice we share our valuable insights in this article, and guidance about chocolate and the affects it can have on your dog.

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Keeping your pet safe and healthy whilst you're Spring cleaning

Inquisitive dogs and curious cats might enjoy investigating around the house, but the last thing you want them to do is harm themselves on household items.

As we step into Spring and many of us start deep cleaning, you should familiarise yourself with some of the many cleaning products that can be hazardous to your pets.

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