Veterinary Treatments In Lee, South East London
At Burnt Ash Veterinary Clinic in Lee, we provide an extensive range of veterinary treatments for dogs, cats and exotic animals.
Pet Dental Care Services
The First Line of Defence
Dogs' and cats' teeth must be regularly checked and kept in good health. Both dogs and cats are good at tolerating pain. Therefore, it's not always clear to see when they're experiencing any oral discomfort. Like humans, minor problems like inflammation can lead to severe infection if not treated early. Therefore, we recommend you contact us to schedule regular dental check-ups for your cat or dog to ensure their teeth are kept in good condition.
Help prevent your dog or cat healthy
Dogs and cats are at risk of catching diseases that can be fatal if left untreated. These infections can include;
Calicivirus and Feline Herpesvirus
Feline Leukaemia Virus
Canine Distemper Virus
Infectious Canine Hepatitis
Therefore, it's recommended that your dog or cat receive annual vaccinations to protect against the most serious threats.
An easy was to identify lost pets
Microchips are recommended for both dogs and cats. Microchips are a legal requirement for dogs, whereas they're currently just recommended for cats. It's predicted that microchips may become compulsory for cats in the future too, so it's still a good idea to have them implanted now. There's plenty of reason why the government may want to make them compulsory too. Microchips are incredibly useful for pet owners and authorities when their pets have gone missing.
Each microchip has a unique code that a specialist scanner can read. The code connects to the UK database of pet owners and will show the owner's contact details. Certain authorities use these scanners including, vets, rescue shelters and animal welfare charities. So, if your pet arrives at an animal rescue shelter, they will be able to see that the animal belongs to you and contact you ASAP.
Learn how to keep your dog happy and healthy.
Correct nutrition and exercise is the key to a healthy pet. However, new owners often need a little guidance when feeding their kittens and puppies. That's no problem; at Burnt Ash Veterinary Clinic, we're happy to guide new owners on the right track when it comes to feeding their four-legged friend. If you register with us, we'll be glad to give you professional guidance on feeding and exercise during your pet's check-ups with us.
Proactive and positive
For most pet owners, neutering their dog or cat is a decision that requires a lot of thought, but it's a common practice any responsible pet owner will need to consider. Unless you're a dog or cat breeder, it's always best if you get them neutered. There are a few main reasons for neutering:
By removing your pet's reproductive organs, you're lowering the risk of medical complications.
It reduces unwanted sexual behaviour towards other cats or dogs.
It can help reduce aggressive behaviour in males, such as urinary marking.
It reduces the risk of accidental pregnancy. This way, you can be sure your female dog or cat won't be giving you any surprises in the future.
Saying goodbye with compassion
While we all wish pets could stay with us forever, euthanasia is sadly an unavoidable part of what we do at Burnt Ash Veterinary Clinic. We understand how distressing this stage can be for pet owners, so our team aims to treat you with complete honesty and compassion. If your pet's suffering and you want the opportunity to say goodbye in peace, call us today. Our compassionate staff will guide you with care and consideration.