Prospect Ferret Rescue

If there is one pet that divides opinion amongst our clients it is probably the ferret. A bit like Marmite ,  they either love or hate them. However, they are a much underrated   companion animal that provide hours of amusement for their owners and are relatively easy...

Rabbit Awareness Week

IS YOUR RABBIT A HAPPY BUNNY? Rabbit Awareness Week (RAW) 2014 begins on the 10th May this year and Donaldson’s Vets will be showing its support by offering free rabbit health checks throughout the week so hop-a-long to Your Local Veterinary Practice for Free Rabbit...

Emergency Cover

As a profession, Vets tend to work pretty long hours. Since many of our clients are out at work themselves during the day, often evening surgery is the only time that they can get to us. As a result, most Veterinary Practices run evening surgeries and at...

New Pet and New Year

While taking on a new pet is a serious commitment that needs careful thought, the start of a New Year is a time to contemplate your lifestyle and resolve to improve your level of fitness and exercise. Getting a new pet is a very different decision to purchasing a new...

Winter fleas??

Fleas are traditionally a summer time problem and are generally thought of as being rare at this time of the year and yet I have seen several cats and dogs in the surgery this week who have been suffering from a heavy flea infestation. Adult fleas are about 2 mm long...