Jo Blogs

At Christmas: Keeping your pets calm

Christmas can be a chaotic time for us and our pets, with family and friends visiting. They may bring small children or even their own pets so we’d like to help with some top tips for keeping your pets calm this Christmas. Dogs Give your dog a safe place. If possible provide them with a… Read more »

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At Christmas: Toxins and Hazards

Christmas is a wonderful time of year with lots of new things for your pet to see and experience. Sadly some of the festive food and decorations can be toxic and dangerous for your pet so we’ve tried to compile a list of what to avoid. If you’re unsure and it’s not on the list,… Read more »

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Pets and Fireworks Don’t Mix

Bonfire Night can be a noisy time of year and a really frightening time for your pets. As well as being stressful for them, animals have really acute hearing and loud bangs and whistles can even cause them pain. But with some preparation you can help your pet survive the 5th November and other fireworks… Read more »

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What a week

It’s been a busy week for us (as always!) here at the RSCPA Radcliffe Animal Centre. We’ve continued to look after the dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs and parrot under our care as well as some extra surprises this week. Yesterday we opened our doors to some wilder animals and even welcomed some Panthers on… Read more »

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The Redmile Dogs

I had been in my new role as full time vet for the RSPCA Radcliffe Animal Centre for just over a month when the call came in from a local inspector. 8 dogs had been abandoned in Redmile and after a call from a member of the public, the dog warden and RSPCA inspector Kate… Read more »

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Meet Jo – Our new vet

We are very pleased to announce that Joanne Henstock has joined our team here at the centre as our new permanent veterinary surgeon. Jo will be working with and teaching the Nottingham University vet students as they gain experience of shelter medicine. Having Jo on site full time means we will be able to carry… Read more »

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