Pet passports no longer valid from 1 January 2021

You can no longer use a pet passport issued in Great Britain (England, Wales and Scotland) for travel to an EU country or Northern Ireland. You can still use a pet passport issued in an EU country or Northern Ireland. Instead, pets travelling from Great Britain to an EU country or Northern Ireland will need an Animal Health Certificate … Read more

Nutritional advice for dogs and cats

When we think about weight management in pets it can be easy to focus on their exercise routine and how active they might, or might not, be. However, getting them out for their daily walk is only part of it, and in fact what they eat from one day to the next plays an equally … Read more

Cinque Ports COVID-19 (Coronavirus) January 2021 Update

Following the recent ‘stay at home’ and lockdown orders issued on 4th January 2021, we are continuing to offer a full a range of services for our patients, whilst adhering to COVID-19 safety guidelines. As a practice, we have adopted a contactless approach to appointments. We will continue to provide the same high-quality services with … Read more

Starting your puppy off right!

If you’ve recently got a new puppy, you may be wondering how to give them the best start to life. According to Dogs Trust, the first four months of a puppy’s life are crucial. It is when they learn what to make of all the things they experience in the world. Problems can arise when … Read more

Tooth Brushing Guide for Small Animals

Brushing is by far the best method of keeping your pet’s teeth clean and is more successful if taken in stages. Ideally, it would help if you brushed your dog’s teeth at least once daily or three times per week at a minimum to help remove plaque and prevent tartar build-up. STAGE 1: Build confidence … Read more

The importance of vaccinations

Do you ever wonder why your pet needs its annual boosters?   Let’s look at why annual visits are important for your pet.   You’re probably aware that when you get a puppy or kitten, you’re going to need to visit the vet for vaccinations, flea and tick prevention and other treatments. However, to maintain your pet’s … Read more

January is National Walk Your Dog Month

If you’re a dog owner, you’ll know that every month is walk your dog month; our canine friends need regular exercise all year round! But during January – with the enjoyment of Christmas a distant memory, the cold weather continuing, and those dreaded January blues to deal with – it can be tempting to put … Read more

Cat Friendly Clinic – Accreditations

At Cinque Ports Vets we’re proud to be an accredited a gold level Cat Friendly Clinic at our Kingsnorth Branch and Silver accredited at our Tenterden and Hawkhurst Branches and members of the ISFM (International Society of Feline Medicine) We recognise that cats are unique creatures with specific needs and it’s important to us to … Read more

Senior Pets – Physiotherapy

There are a variety of complementary treatments available to help our senior pets, one of these being physiotherapy. Below we take a closer look at physiotherapy as a therapy and the benefits it can have for your pet. What is physiotherapy? Physiotherapy is a hugely beneficial discipline in helping manage senior patients, especially those who … Read more

Important Information

Please note we will be implementing a price change from 11th December 2020 A price list is available in the practice. If you have any questions, please speak to a member of the team. Thank you for your continued support.