The Rare Breeds Centre will be holding their annual family dog show on Saturday 19th July. There will be lots of classes to enter your dog into including Best Puppy, Best Veteran and Waggiest Tail! We will also be there so come along and see our stand. You can have your dog’s microchip checked to … Read more
The Blue Cross are holding a young artists painting competition which will be judged at their annual show on Sunday 7th September by the nationally acclaimed animal portraitist, Kathryn Nichols. Entry forms are available at our Rye branch and Rye is also the collection point for any entries. Why not have a go!
We would like to introduce Jake Quaintance who had to come and see us at our Kingsnorth branch back in May 2013 after he collapsed in the garden after chasing a cat. A spinal problem was suspected, X-rays were taken and emergency treatment given. Jake was hospitalised for supportive treatment and then referred for an … Read more
June is the 11th National Microchipping Month, and it aims to educate pet owners about the benefits of microchipping and the importance of keeping contact details up to date. National Micrcohipping Month is sponsored by Petlog, the UK’s largest lost and found database for microchipped pets, holding the keeper contact details for more than seven … Read more
Congratulations to our Hawkhurst vet Polly Miller who gave birth to Hector Geoffrey on the 5th May weighing 9lb 1oz. Both mum and son are doing well and everyone at Cinque Ports Vets sends their congratulations.
Here is our good news story for the day! Rusty the Golden Retriever went missing on the 19th May from Rye. There had been a few sightings, with Rusty being spotted in Playden and Appledore but unfortunately always managing to evade capture. His owners contacted the dog warden, vets and listed him as missing on … Read more
A healthy mouth usually has pale pink gums and bright white teeth. However problems will occur if plaque and tartar are allowed to build up on your pet’s teeth. Plaque is naturally sticky and is composed of millions of bacteria which, over time, will lead to inflammation of the gums-a condition called gingivitis. This is … Read more
We are sad to report that a lovely 2 year old Cavalier recently died suffering from Lungworm. Despite making the diagnosis, soon after he was seen at the surgery, the damage to his lungs was so severe that we were unable to save him. Please Be Lungworm Aware and use a veterinary advised product to protect … Read more
National Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month is an annual event organised by the BVNA (British Veterinary Nursing Association) which aims to raise awareness of the role of the veterinary nurse in practice and highlight their importance within the veterinary profession. You will be used to seeing our veterinary nurses at all our branches of Cinque Ports … Read more
With the onset of warmer spring weather, now is the time to protect your rabbit from the risk of infectious diseases-specifically Myxomatosis and Viral Haemorrhagic Disease. All rabbits are at risk from these diseases, even indoor ones. Myxomatosis is a very distressing viral disease affecting wild and domesticated rabbits. It is spread by blood sucking … Read more