Pet Advice and Information

Puppy Portrait

My New Puppy

Getting a new puppy is an exciting time, here are some of the things you need to know about!



Cat Spay

Why Spay?

What Happens in a Spay procedure?


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Dog Spay

We recommend that all female dogs are spayed, unless you wish to breed from them.


At Woodham Lane and Chertsey Vets, we perform keyhole spays, although you are welcome to opt for a traditional spay if you wish, just let us know. 

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Lungworm in Dogs

Lungworm is spread by snails, slugs and the slimy trails they leave behind.

We recommend monthly lungworm prevention

Find out why Lungworm can be dangerous




Fireworks night will be upon us soon, and if your pet gets anxious or scared, then have a read about steps you can take to help them


Blood Test

Blood Tests

Does my pet need a blood test if they are "under the weather"?

Do we need to do a blood test before an anaesthetic? 

Sad Dog

Is my dog in Pain?

Pain in our pets can be tricky to identify.

If you are in any doubt, just book an appointment with one of our vets or nurses


Half Full Moon

Out of Hours Care

We have a dedicated out-of-hours vet who looks after our patients when we the practice is closed.


Find out more about why we use this service. 

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"Kennel Cough"

The outdated term “Kennel Cough” is no longer considered accurate as it suggests only dogs in kennels are at risk of getting this highly contagious and common infectious respiratory disease.

Image by Lucas Ludwig

What is Kidney Disease?

Kidneys filter out all the waste products that the body produces, if they dont work properly, these waste products build up in the blood, and can be fatal.

Dog Groomer

Laser Therapy

The Drug-Free, Surgery-Free option to mange many conditions.

Girl Hugging her Dog


Fleas are not just a seasonal problem. ...and they do more than just bite, they can  carry taoeworms, which can infect humans too..

Image by Omar Roque

Music and Your Pet

Does your dog like music? The chances are that they do!

Free Range Chicken Farm

Chickens and Poultry

Did you know that because of current Avian Flu, your chickens MUST be kept indoors