Barney the wonder dog

Barney the wonder dog Barney is a 12.5 year old Staffordshire Bull Terrier who has suffered from severe epilepsy for many years. Although on a combination of treatments it is not uncommon for him to fit as often as weekly. Despite this Barney has recently survived an ordeal that would have spelled the end for […]


Q & A: Rabbit diseases, thirsty cats and traveling overseas with your dog

Q & A: Rabbit diseases, thirsty cats and traveling overseas with your dog Please remember that the advice given here is of a general nature, and if you have any concerns about your pet’s health you should contact your vet immediately. Q: I own two rabbits and have heard that they are at risk of […]


Q & A: Hip dysplasia and microchipping

Q & A: Hip dysplasia and microchipping Please remember that the advice given here is of a general nature, and if you have any concerns about your pet’s health you should contact your vet immediately. Q: What is hip dysplasia? I am thinking of getting a Labrador puppy and have been warned about this. A: […]


Q & A: Pregnancy and cats, dogs and heatstroke

Q & A: Pregnancy and cats, dogs and heatstroke Please remember that the advice given here is of a general nature, and if you have any concerns about your pet’s health you should contact your vet immediately. Q: I am 3 months pregnant and have been advised by my doctor to either re-home my cats, […]


Q & A: Puppy socialisation

Q & A: Puppy socialisation Please remember that the advice given here is of a general nature, and if you have any concerns about your pet’s health you should contact your vet immediately. Q: I have heard that puppy socialisation is important, why is it important and what does it involve? A: This is common […]


Tommy the mystery case

Tommy the mystery case Cats provide a unique challenge in veterinary medicine. Where all our other pets (dogs, rabbits, rats, hamsters etc) tend to be kept in a controlled environment and we are aware of what they get up to, most cats live fiercely independent lives. They roam much further afield than we suspect, often […]


Q & A: New animal welfare laws and feline flea treatment

Q & A: New animal welfare laws and feline flea treatment Please remember that the advice given here is of a general nature, and if you have any concerns about your pet’s health you should contact your vet immediately. Q: I have heard that there are new laws affecting pet owners in the UK? What […]


Q & A: Purebred dogs and after hours emergency services

Q & A: Purebred dogs and after hours emergency services Please remember that the advice given here is of a general nature, and if you have any concerns about your pet’s health you should contact your vet immediately. Q: I have heard so much recently about problems with purebred dogs. We are thinking of getting […]


Q & A: Pet insurance and rats as pets

Q & A: Pet insurance and rats as pets Please remember that the advice given here is of a general nature, and if you have any concerns about your pet’s health you should contact your vet immediately. Q: Does your practice recommend pet insurance – I have looked into it and it seems to be […]


St Vincents Veterinary Surgery Sponsors Local Ice Hockey Team

St Vincents has signed up to become one of the Bracknell Bees corporate sponsors as the ice hockey club compete for honours in this season’s league. Whilst the Bees are a competitive ice hockey team, they also have a superb youth programme and family involvement at all events. Michael and his team are delighted to […]