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So what should I feed my dog?

We don't want to say: "You have to feed XYZ brand of food, otherwise you are not looking after your dog". There are many considerations...

Chocolate Toxicity

Valentine's Day is fast approaching and the boxes of chocolate are being exchanged! Read more about chocolate toxicity in your pet.

Flea & Tick Control

Information about ticks and fleas, what to be aware of and products for their prevention.

Vaccinations & preventative care

Many diseases can be prevented by vaccinating your pets. Take a look at some options to prevent heartworm, intestinal worms, fleas and ticks

Puppy Care

Some factors to consider before buying your new furry companion.


Common malignancies seen in dogs and cats - including signs, diagnosis and treatment.

Urinary Tract Health

The common symptoms of urinary tract disease in cats, dogs and rodents: straining to urinate and passing little or no urine - this can...

Dental Health

'Flip the lip' and have a good look at your pets teeth. We have listed a few of the common issues we see in our clinic.

Heart Health

Coughing, changes in breathing and lack fo energy can indicate heart issues in your pet


Uncover the most common behavioural issues we see at The Ark Veterinary Surgery.

Hip Dysplasia

Hip dysplasia, an abnormal formation of the hip joint, is commonly seen in dogs.

Arthritis & Senior Pet Care

A look at the processes and treatments for arthritis and the change of care for your senior pet's needs.

Allergy Skin

Causes, treatment and management of this frustrating skin condition.

Ear Health

Is you dog or cat shaking their head, scratching at their ears or sensitive around the ear area? They could have an ear infection. Read more

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