Entries by David Eager

Christmas Jumper Donations

The Elm House team would like to say a huge thank you to everyone that donated during our ‘Christmas Jumper Week’ We managed to raise £113 and have donated the money to South Essex Wildlife Hospital. We chose This charity because of the round the clock dedicated care they give to sick and injured wildlife; […]

What do you know about Kennel cough? Did you know this is not part of your dog’s routine booster?

The Facts about kennel Cough Kennel cough is a respiratory infection caused by a number of bacteria and viruses. It is not considered a fatal condition – in healthy dogs symptoms should clear up within a couple of weeks without treatment. Extra precautions should be taken with dogs that are considered as immune compromised. This […]

Veterinary Nursing Placements/Work Experience

Recently we have been inundated with queries about veterinary nursing placements. Unfortunately, we have no trainee nurse vacancies available at present. If you would like to email us a covering letter and CV, we can keep your details on file for when a position becomes available in the future. We do accept both school students […]

Geriatric health checks

At Elm House we offer a free 6 month nurse health check to all our geriatric patients approaching their golden years. Our geriatric health check involves a 20 minute consult with a nurse where your pet will be thoroughly checked from head to tail. Advice on diet, joint supplements, dental disease and signs of decreased mental […]

Puppy Parties

Join Rachel and Lucy for puppy socialisation in a fun and safe environment. Our puppy parties are for puppies between 8-16 weeks of age (must be after first vaccination) and include socialisation, play and informative talks over a 3 week period. Our puppy parties Are held on a Wednesday evening between 7:30pm-8:30pm in our waiting […]

Puppy contract information

Puppy contract   Thinking about buying a puppy? Download a puppy contract before you start your search and ask your chosen breeder if they use it. What is the puppy contract? The puppy contract has been developed to help buyers avoid problems associated with irresponsible breeding. The puppy contract can be used for both pedigrees […]

Vaccine now available for a new Rabbit Disease

Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease (RHD) is a widespread cause of sudden death in rabbits Up to now, the use of a combined vaccine for it and Myxomatosis has been effective protection. But recently there has been an increase in cases of the disease which has been caused by a new variant of the disease. This new […]

What is Alabama Rot?

There has been a lot of press publicity about this condition recently. The proper veterinary name is Cutaneous and Renal Glomerular Vasculopathy or CRGV. It is better known as Alabama Rot because it was first seen in Alabama USA in the 1980’s. The first sign of the disease are unexplained areas of soreness on paws […]