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Opening Hours - Mon- Fri 9am-6.30pm, Sat 9am-6.30pm.
Coronavirus - we are open with safety procedures in place.
Should your dog wear a harness? Here at Active Pet we would much prefer to see all dogs in a harness. A well fitting dog harness will help to avoid the delicate structures of the neck where the collar would lie. They are brilliant if your dog has a collapsing trachea (windpipe) or any other… Continue Reading
Radial Pressure Shockwave Treatment for Dogs and Cats The use of radial shockwave or Radial Pressure Wave (RPW) has been successfully used to treat conditions such as osteoarthritis, lumbosacral disease and tendon or ligament injuries in dogs, cats and horses. Therapeutic shockwaves were introduced as a medical treatment for eliminating kidney stones (lithotripsy) without causing… Continue Reading
Have you ever wanted to know about what conditions your dog may be genetically predisposed to so that you can try to prevent them? Perhaps you would like to check whether your dog is purebred? Or if your dog has mixed ancestry would you like to see what breeds make them look or behave a… Continue Reading
Dear All, It has been a pleasure looking after you and your pets this year. We are going to take a well-earned break (well we think so!) over Christmas to recharge our batteries and enjoy some festive fare. The clinic will be closing on Friday 23rd December at 4pm and we will be reopenening at… Continue Reading
What is it, who has it and what can you do about it? Pain is whatever you or your pet says it is…pain is a uniquely individual experience. Pain is actually quite difficult to quantify in our animal patients as they can’t tell us what it feels like. It could be sharp and stabbing or… Continue Reading
Should you be using heat or cold on your pet? Thermotherapy (heat) and cryotherapy (cold) are great modalities that can be utilised in the clinic and at home but when should you use them? Thermotherapy is normally used when we want to warm the tissues and is great for using over any arthritic joints or… Continue Reading
Here at Active Pet we much prefer the underwater treadmill for hydrotherapy and there are several reasons for this… 1. We find that dogs (and cats) who aren’t keen on water don’t mind going in the tank. We suspect that is because they always keep their feet on the ground and we get them used… Continue Reading
Physiotherapy and hydrotherapy are best started as soon after cruciate surgery as possible. In an ideal world we would love to see dogs before they undergo their cruciate surgery. This helps to get them used to walking through the treadmill and we can set our owners up with some physiotherapy exercises to do in the… Continue Reading
How rehabilitation and physiotherapy is used in dogs who have had Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease Here is Issy one of our patients using the land treadmill as part of her rehabilitation. Issy had Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease which meant that she had to have the ball of her left hip removed. Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease mainly affects small breed dogs and… Continue Reading
Christmas has come and gone, But the dark nights and rain keep going on. We all need a bit of cheering up, So come and joins us with your pup. There will be drinks and nibbles, And probably some doggy kibble. We’d love to see you and friends, So pop along and do attend!… Continue Reading