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Paul McPherson BVA eye testing

Paul Mcpherson is an ophthalmologist and certified BVA panel member with over 43 years of experience in veterinary practice who now focuses purely on BVA eye panel examinations. Paul no longer accepts referrals for clinical ophthalmology cases. Paul has started running BVA panel sessions on selected Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons from our Southwell surgery, he is…

Dog vomit – Is It All The Same?

If your dog is vomiting, most people will rightly get a little worried. Dogs are very good at vomiting as a natural process to clear things they regret eating as well when they are actually ill. This short guide can give a little help when deciding if you need to call a vet or monitor…

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Arthritis – more than just tablets

Image from https://www.labradorlifeline.org Arthritis (osteoarthritis – OA) is an inflammatory process effecting one or more joints. Arthritis can follow any “insult” to a joint – which could be trauma, wear and tear, infection or an inappropriate immune system response. It can happen in any joint, but the larger joints (shoulders, elbows, hips, knees) are more…

Alpacas: Wonderful Creatures That Need Specific Care. They Are Not Just Funny Looking Sheep That Spit!

  Alpacas are rapidly increasing in popularity with an estimated 45,000 now living in the UK. As a profession, vets’ understanding of these animals has increased hugely in recent years thanks to ongoing research and experience. Historically they would often have been treated as oddly shaped sheep! However these days we have the knowledge and…