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Why most of us get it wrong when feeding our pets!

5 October, 2015
Cat, Dog
One of the most common questions we get asked in general practice is ‘ What should my pet weigh?’ In fact the number on the scales isn’t as important as your pet’s Body Condition Score– this is how the professionals...
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Pet Health Club News

Pet Health Club applicants please note it takes two weeks to process applications and put your pet on the system. Also please note that included in the annual vaccinations is kennel cough for dogs and feline leukaemia vaccine for cats....
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Firhouse Vets Easter

Good Friday and Easter Weekend Opening Hours

2 April, 2015
All Clinics open tomorrow (Good Friday) 9am-5pm All Clinics open usual hours on Saturday Saturday: Hermitage Vets Lucan: Appointments 9:00am-4:30 pm 016010060 Firhouse Veterinary Clinic: appointments 9:00am-4:30pm 014140830 Carton Vets Maynooth: Appointments 9:30am-4pm 6291949 We are closed Sundays and Bank...
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Firhouse Vets Behaviour Problems

Yesterday’s facebook post and is there a quick fix for behaviour problems in Pets?

2 April, 2015
Dog
As pretty much everyone has guessed by now yesterday’s facebook post was of course an April Fool’s joke. There are rarely quick fixes for behaviour problems in pets however with a little understanding and application it is possible to make...
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Firhouse Vets Smart Surgical Solutions

“Smart” Surgical Cure for Behaviour Problems in Pets

1 April, 2015
Dog
  As I am sure everyone has realized this facebook post is  an April fool’s joke. https://www.facebook.com/myvet.ie?fref=nf We do not surgically implant electronic devices in your pets brain that will allow you to “silence” or “freeze” them!  We hope you...
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Extended opening hours and improved service Carton Veterinary Clinic Maynooth

27 January, 2015
We know when you want a vet you may want one in a hurry, or you perhaps you want one at time that fits with your schedule.  We now have 2 vets working full time in Carton Vets in Maynooth...
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Firhouse Vets Vet Bites

Vet Bites: Root of the problem?

19 January, 2015
Dog
This is the first in the series of (very) short stories by our vets. Patient names have been changed to protect their identity…… It had been a busy morning at Hermitage Vet Clinic in Lucan, and with lunchtime fast approaching...
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Firhouse Vets – now open till 4:30 Saturdays – plus more news…

13 January, 2015
Happy new year to all our clients! Changes are a foot in Firhouse Vet Clinic for 2015! As ever we are striving to improve our service to you. We are now offering appointments until 4:30pm Saturdays in Firhouse Veterinary Clinic. We have...
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Firhouse Vets Christmas Opening Hrs 2014

Veterinary Clinic Christmas Opening Hours

16 December, 2014
Happy Christmas to all our pets and owners – thank you so much for all your support in 2014. Our clinics are all open normal hours until Tuesday 23rd December 2014. Contact details and for appointments: Hermitage Veterinary Clinic, Lucan,...
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Alert: Winter warning for pet owners…. and on a brighter note…

10 November, 2014
Cat, Dog
Walking though one of my favourite German discount supermarkets on the weekend and I spotted this product which can be deadly to pets….       we will see 2-3 pets die every year as a result of this stuff...
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