Entries by David Eager

****COVID-19 UPDATE – 05.10.20****

Updated Practice Policy During these uncertain times, we are trying our very best to continue supporting you and your pet. So that we can continue to be here for you and your pet, please do not visit the surgery if you are: – Showing symptoms, such as fever, cough, loss of taste or smell – […]

COVID-19 UPDATE 14.04.20

The surgery remains open during the Coronavirus outbreak. Our normal surgery hours apply but with a reduced staff and changed working procedures. To be in line with government advice to reduce face to face contact please contact the surgery first by phone or email. Please phone 01245 352525 but please bear with us if your […]

**Refunds on dispensed medication ***

Unfortunately we are unable to refund any medication (including unopened) that has left our premises. The reason for this is that once the medicine has left the pharmacy, storage conditions cannot be guaranteed. Some medicines are sensitive to heat, light or moisture and can become less effective if not stored properly. It is also not […]

Pet passport update 2020

There is now a transition period until the end of 2020 while the UK and EU negotiate additional arrangements. During the transition period, pet owners will be able to continue to travel with their pets in the same way as they do now (using a Pet Passport) until the end of 2020, as there are […]

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?

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 […]