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What should you do if you have found a pet?

Staff check a stray over to see if they have a microchip and if they do we will try to contact their owner.

This is a service that we provide free of charge as do most vets throughout Dublin.

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Grooming – does your dog require sedation?

We are now providing a limited grooming service at Hermitage Veterinary Clinic in Lucan.  This service is for dogs that are difficult to handle and require sedation in order to be groomed. In general most professional groomers in the area...
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Before you get that dog – vets advice

If you are looking for a dog the first piece of advice I would give is to consider adopting a dog if at all possible. A good place to start is the Dog’s Trust rehoming centre.I know that many people have there heart set on a particular breed and are looking to buy a pure bred puppy.

If you are going down the purebred route please read the following advice carefully.

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Dog Vaccinations

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Emergency Veterinary Services Lucan and Tallaght

Details of emergency cover for Old Bawn and Hermitage Vet Clinics, Lucan, Tallaght and surrounding areas.

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Christmas Opening Hours and Emergency Cover 2010

Christmas Opening 2010 for Hermitage Veterinary Clinic Lucan And Old Bawn Veterinary Clinic Tallaght

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Christmas presents for your pet

90% of pet owners say the will buy a Christmas present for their pet. Many of these will be unhealthy treats and snacks. Here are some suggestions for more responsible options for your pet. A lead, collar and id tag...
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How to keep your pets happy and healthy in Winter

Remember cold weather can be just as hard on animals as it is on people, sometimes owners forget that their pets are just as accustomed to the warmth of the house as they are. Some owners will leave their animals...
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Firhouse Vets Parvovirus

Parvovirus alert!

Please make sure to keep your dogs and cats up to date with their annual boosters. We have seen several cases of parvovirus infection in dogs recently. This is a very nasty virus which causes severe vomitting and diarrhoea in...
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Ear Infections

Ear infections are one of the most common reasons dogs and cats come to see our vets. Symptoms we expect owners to report are : 1. Scratching his/her ears 2. Rubbing his/her head along the ground 3. Shaking his/her head...
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