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Which vaccines do my cat and dog need?

2020-08-26T16:52:58+01:00

Vaccines are essential to preventing life threatening illnesses in both humans and animals. We strongly recommend that all pets in our care receive vaccinations. The length of immunity provided by the vaccine varies between different vaccine brands, and for different diseases - it isn’t a “one size fits all”! What is a vaccine? A [...]

Which vaccines do my cat and dog need?2020-08-26T16:52:58+01:00

Contagious Cough Vaccine – what is it and does my dog need it?

2020-06-25T13:24:29+01:00

Contagious Cough is a new name for the disease previously known as Kennel Cough. The old name suggested that it was only a problem for dogs in kennels. Unfortunately, as the disease is airborne and highly infectious, this is not the case. Any contact with other dogs can result in your dog becoming infected. Transmission [...]

Contagious Cough Vaccine – what is it and does my dog need it?2020-06-25T13:24:29+01:00

COVID-19 Practice Update

2020-03-12T17:09:31+00:00

For the foreseeable future due to the COVID-19 outbreak we would ask our clients to: 1: Phone and make an appointment; if you have more than one pet to be seen, please tell us so that we can put aside more time for each clinical examination. 2: Phone ahead for prescriptions; if possible give us [...]

COVID-19 Practice Update2020-03-12T17:09:31+00:00

What are anal glands and the problems associated with them?

2020-02-12T11:28:28+00:00

Dogs have 2 anal glands which are located just inside their rectum. They are very small and you cannot see them from the outside. These glands contain a very smelly fluid which is supposed to be released whenever they produce faeces. The smell helps our animals to mark their territory, but the fluid can also [...]

What are anal glands and the problems associated with them?2020-02-12T11:28:28+00:00

Acorn Vet have been awarded the coveted All-Ireland Business All-Star accreditation!

2020-01-15T15:53:12+00:00

This is an independently verified standard mark for indigenous businesses, based on rigorous selection criteria. The accreditation is overseen by the prestigious All-Ireland Business Foundation, whose adjudication panel is chaired by Dr Briga Hynes of the Kemmy Business School at the University of Limerick and Kieran Ring, CEO of the Global Institute of Logistics. Dr [...]

Acorn Vet have been awarded the coveted All-Ireland Business All-Star accreditation!2020-01-15T15:53:12+00:00

Halloween Hazards and how to avoid them

2019-10-28T17:05:47+00:00

Halloween is an exciting time of year, with pumpkins, sweets and fancy dress costumes found in most households. There are many fun Halloween activities to participate in, but some of them can cause a risk to your pets if precautions are not taken. So, with some careful planning, we will help you keep Halloween as [...]

Halloween Hazards and how to avoid them2019-10-28T17:05:47+00:00

Fighting Fleas! Keep your Pet off the Flea Menu

2019-05-29T11:05:38+01:00

Nasty little critters, there are few things less appealing than finding a flea jumping about on your pet pooch or moggy. Not only do they cause itchiness and skin disease in our pets, they can also cause anaemia, transmit dangerous infections and are an absolute nightmare to eradicate from the home.   Does my pet [...]

Fighting Fleas! Keep your Pet off the Flea Menu2019-05-29T11:05:38+01:00

Hazards Over Easter

2019-04-18T13:41:26+01:00

Easter is one of our favourite times of the year. Lots of celebrations, family parties and of course, lots of chocolate! Unfortunately, it is also a period of the year which proves quite dangerous to our furry friends, below are a few hazards to be aware of and to try to prevent! Chocolate is toxic [...]

Hazards Over Easter2019-04-18T13:41:26+01:00