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Blog: Dog

Blog: Dog

Christmas Opening hours for Carton Vets in Maynooth

December 16, 2016
Thank you to all our clients and our patients for a great 2016. We wish you all a very peaceful Christmas and a Happy New Year. Hopefully you won’t need us too much over the festive period but we are...
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Book online now at Carton Vets in Maynooth

November 9, 2016
Now you can book an appointment online for your pet with a vet in Maynooth. Carton Vet Clinic in Maynooth are pleased to introduce online booking. Click to book an appointment for your pet This will enable you to book a visit...
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Why most of us get it wrong when feeding our pets!

October 5, 2015
Cat, Dog
One of the most common questions we get asked in general practice is ‘ What should my pet weigh?’  In fact the number on the scales isn’t as important as your pet’s Body Condition Score– this is how the professionals...
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Firhouse Vets Behaviour Problems

Yesterday’s facebook post and is there a quick fix for behaviour problems in Pets?

April 2, 2015
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Dog
As pretty much everyone has guessed by now yesterday’s facebook post was of course an April Fool’s joke. There are rarely quick fixes for behaviour problems in pets however with a little understanding and application it is possible to make...
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Firhouse Vets Smart Surgical Solutions

“Smart” Surgical Cure for Behaviour Problems in Pets

April 1, 2015
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Dog
  As I am sure everyone has realized this facebook post is  an April fool’s joke. https://www.facebook.com/myvet.ie?fref=nf We do not surgically implant electronic devices in your pets brain that will allow you to “silence” or “freeze” them!  We hope you...
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Firhouse Vets Vet Bites

Vet Bites: Root of the problem?

January 19, 2015
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Dog
This is the first in the series of (very) short stories by our vets. Patient names have been changed to protect their identity…… It had been a busy morning at Hermitage Vet Clinic in Lucan, and with lunchtime fast approaching...
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Alert: Winter warning for pet owners…. and on a brighter note…

November 10, 2014
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Cat, Dog
Walking though one of my favourite German discount supermarkets on the weekend and I spotted this product which can be deadly to pets….       we will see 2-3 pets die every year as a result of this stuff...
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Firhouse Vets Microchip

September is National Microchipping Month….limited no. of free microchips for dogs….

September 5, 2014
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Cat, Dog
September is National Chipping Month!!In conjunction with Dogs Trust Ireland Hermitage Vets are hosting a free chipping clinic on Thursday 25th Sept from 3.30 to 4.30pm. We have a very limited number of free microchips so booking is essential. Book...
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Firhouse Vets Parvovirus

Reading this could save your dog’s life…..

September 4, 2014
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Dog
We recently had a number of cases of Parvo virus in unvaccinated puppies and young unvaccinated adult dogs. Parvo virus is an infection that causes severe vomiting and diarrhoea usually with blood present and is often fatal. Sadly in one case the dog...
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Firhouse Vets Hipscoring

Hip Score radiographs for Dogs now available in all our clinics Monday to Friday

November 19, 2013
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Dog
Hip and elbow scoring If you are considering breeding your dog  in Ireland, you should consider getting him or her hips and  elbows scored. Hip and elbow scores help to determine the suitability of a dog for breeding. Our blog...
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