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Vet Rachel Gets Straight to the Point and Saves Staffie Patch after she Swallowed a Kebab Skewer

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A LYMM vet got straight to the point and saved a Staffie dog who swallowed a whole kebab skewer. Vet Rachel Dean of Lymm Veterinary Surgery, part of Willows Veterinary Group, acted fast when she discovered Patch was at the sharp end of a perilous…

Moggie Milo all Wrapped Up After Swallowing 2 Feet of Ribbon

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A CURIOUS cat found itself all wrapped up inside after it ate nearly two feet of ribbon. Playful moggie, Milo, came within a whisker of death when the pink ribbon became entangled and caused his intestines ‘to bunch up like a concertina’. Head Vet Gill…

Playful Pup Bites Off More Than He Can Chew

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A PLAYFUL pup bit off more than he could chew after swallowing three dog collars while romping with his brother and sisters. During play time with his siblings, Dougie managed to secretly swallow an entire traffic light colour combination of red, amber and green-coloured collars.…

An Incredible ‘Tail’ of Survival as Moggie Ronney Survives Epic Journey Thanks to Dedicated Vet Team

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The owner of a one-eyed cat who survived a 150-mile trip under the bonnet of a car has praised the vet team whose dedicated care has helped him pull through. Twelve-year-old Ronney suffered first degree burns after climbing under the bonnet of a car belonging…

Major Refurb Underway at Pet Hospital

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A HARTFORD animal hospital is undergoing a major redevelopment to create a new state-of-the-art-facility for pets across Cheshire. The transformation of Willows Veterinary Hospital, run by the independently-owned Willows Veterinary Group, will add four new jobs to the existing 40-strong team and will invest in…

Top Vet Launches Appeal for Cat Owners to Join Feline Blood Donor Register

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Dr Ian Hopkins, Principal Vet for the Willows Veterinary Group, which has its main animal hospital in Hartford, near Northwich, is looking for more moggies to join their local database of suitable cats to turn to when a vital blood transfusion is needed to save…

Top Vet Launches Appeal for Cat Owners to Join Feline Blood Donor Register

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Dr Ian Hopkins, Principal Vet for the Willows Veterinary Group, which has its main animal hospital in Hartford, near Northwich, is looking for more moggies to join their local database of suitable cats to turn to when a vital blood transfusion is needed to save…

Vet Nurse Scoops Double Award for Helping Obese Pets Fight the Flab

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A VETERINARY nurse from Middlewich has scooped a double award for helping obese pets fight the flab. Katie Hartnoll, Head Veterinary Nurse at Abbeycroft Veterinary Centre in Northwich, which is part of the independently-owned Willows Veterinary Group, will head to a glittering awards ceremony in…

Buzzard is Flying High Thanks to Vet Team and Wildlife Experts

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A BUZZARD is flying high after he was taken under the wing of a Cheshire vet team and experts from a local wildlife hospital. Head vet Bruce Waddell and Deputy Nurse Manager Philippa Richmond from Willows Veterinary Hospital, based in Hartford, carried out intricate surgery…

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