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Plucky Pooch Henry Celebrates Award at Vet Surgery Where He Was Born

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A PLUCKY pooch whose ‘tail’ started at a Wilmslow veterinary surgery 16 years ago has visited staff to help celebrate a recent outstanding award for client service. Henry, the border collie/labrador cross was born at Broom Cottage Veterinary Surgery in 2001 and staff have since…

Pet Practice on Wheels Launched by Independent Vet Group

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A VETERINARY group is launching an innovative surgery on wheels service for pet owners and animals who find it a struggle visiting their local practice. The independently-owned Willows Veterinary Group is behind the new mobile vet clinic which will serve Warrington, Runcorn and Lymm. The…

Branch Partner Status for Vet Philippa

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A WARRINGTON vet whose passion for animal care was sparked by a work experience placement in her teens has now been appointed as a new branch partner for an independent group. Philippa Bradley, 32, has spent six years working at Orford Lane Veterinary Surgery which…

Top Vet Leads UK Trials for Breakthrough Blood Test for Dogs

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A TOP vet has been leading UK trials for a breakthrough diagnostic blood test which detects deadly illnesses in dogs and prompts life-saving treatment. Tom McGowan, Small Animal Division Partner at Willows Veterinary Group and Head Vet at Acorn Veterinary Centre which is currently in…

Moggie Milo all Wrapped Up After Swallowing 2 Feet of Ribbon

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A CURIOUS cat found itself all wrapped up inside after it ate nearly two feet of ribbon. Playful moggie, Milo, came within a whisker of death when the pink ribbon became entangled and caused his intestines ‘to bunch up like a concertina’. Head Vet Gill…

Playful Pup Bites Off More Than He Can Chew

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A PLAYFUL pup bit off more than he could chew after swallowing three dog collars while romping with his brother and sisters. During play time with his siblings, Dougie managed to secretly swallow an entire traffic light colour combination of red, amber and green-coloured collars.…

An Incredible ‘Tail’ of Survival as Moggie Ronney Survives Epic Journey Thanks to Dedicated Vet Team

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The owner of a one-eyed cat who survived a 150-mile trip under the bonnet of a car has praised the vet team whose dedicated care has helped him pull through. Twelve-year-old Ronney suffered first degree burns after climbing under the bonnet of a car belonging…

Major Refurb Underway at Pet Hospital

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A HARTFORD animal hospital is undergoing a major redevelopment to create a new state-of-the-art-facility for pets across Cheshire. The transformation of Willows Veterinary Hospital, run by the independently-owned Willows Veterinary Group, will add four new jobs to the existing 40-strong team and will invest in…

Top Vet Launches Appeal for Cat Owners to Join Feline Blood Donor Register

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Dr Ian Hopkins, Principal Vet for the Willows Veterinary Group, which has its main animal hospital in Hartford, near Northwich, is looking for more moggies to join their local database of suitable cats to turn to when a vital blood transfusion is needed to save…

Buzzard is Flying High Thanks to Vet Team and Wildlife Experts

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A BUZZARD is flying high after he was taken under the wing of a Cheshire vet team and experts from a local wildlife hospital. Head vet Bruce Waddell and Deputy Nurse Manager Philippa Richmond from Willows Veterinary Hospital, based in Hartford, carried out intricate surgery…

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