Pet News Lydon Veterinary Centre

Lost Pets
Last week my in-laws lost their dog (luckily Found),and the whole experience allowed me to look at the crisis from an owners point of view ! Help
Lost Pet Action Plan
1 Contact your local vets and inform them
2 Contact the Night/Weekend Emergency Clinics
3 Contact your local Dog Warden  Birmingham 0121303 9900 ///
 Great Barr /Walsall 01922652217
4 Contact the Dogs Home  0121 643 5211
5 Contact West Midlands Police `0845 113 5000
6 Contact Cats Protection 0121377 6302
7 Contact RSPCA 08705555999
8 If your Pet is Microchipped .. Do they have your latest mobile telephone Number?
9 Contact People near where your Pet is Lost , Leaflet drop/ poster / Newspaper article /Local radio Etc.
Use your Mobile No , one your out searching for your pet and people can contact you & Secondly  odd people can use your home number if used in leaflet drops etc
 
Dog Neutering & Microchipping Promotion
If your pet is lost , its chances of being found are greater if it is microchipped !
Our Practice is offering Dog Owners FREE microchipping at the time of neutering , so a painless experience for you and your pooch! Just ask the nurse when you are booking the operation
Our cats are not left out , we are offering reduced cost microchipping ,at neutering time for our pussy cats too ! (Just ask our Veterinary nurses to advise you)
 
 Prescription Medicine
We are all aware that  our Doctor  will examine us prior to him prescribing medicine , and when we request a repeat prescription , he may allow us none/ one or several  repeat prescriptions , depending on the nature of the illness and the medicine involved .
Similarly, The laws relating to prescribing of veterinary  medicines(POM-V) are the same.
Some  medicines eg Routine wormers & flea control products we need to see the animal at least once a year .
All other medicines , the level of reassessment by our vets , and the number of repeat prescriptions are decided by the veterinary surgeon treating your pet. He/She decides the interval based on his /her clinical assessment of your pets condition.
 

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