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Top tips for healthy and happy pets this Easter!
Chocolate and other treats are in plentiful supply at Easter, but there are plenty of reasons for pets to avoid them.
Thank you for attending our Open Day for Nurses!
Thank you to everyone who came along to our Open Day for Nurses at the weekend and made the event such a great success.
Chloe Lee – Flexi Nurse Team
Chloe is a RVN - Flexi Nurse Team at Davies. She came to our previous open day in January 2022 and joined Davies in April. Join our next open day, 28th January 2023!
Top tips for happy and healthy pets this Christmas!
Christmas is a wonderful time of year. As it gets busy, it's important to remember to keep our pets happy and healthy.
How to keep your cats cool this summer
We’ve spoken to our Davies specialists and here are their top tips on how to keep your cat cool this summer.
How to travel safely with your dog in the car
We’ve been speaking to our Davies Veterinary Specialists and Nurses to ensure you can travel safely and comfortably with your pet.
Meet our team: Ophthalmologist Ioannis Tzouganakis
Meet our team interview: Ophthalmologist Ioannis Tzouganakis DVM BSAVA PGCertSAOphthal MRCVS
Our Specialist Guide to keeping your pet healthy this summer
The team at Davies Veterinary Specialists offers advice on how to help your pet beat the heat, plus other first aid tips for the summer season.
National Pet Day – Davies Nurses and their pets
The Davies team have been sharing their Pet stories in aid of National Pet Day.
Tick Bite prevention
Ticks are increasingly becoming more common across a large part of England. So what exactly is a Tick and why does this matter?
Advanced Anaesthesia Nurse Training At Davies
Some of our Nursing team recently completed an Advanced Anaesthesia training course at Davies. Find out what our nurses thought of the course.
Advanced Anaesthesia Nurse Training At Davies – Jenny RVN
Advanced Anaesthesia nurse training at Davies aims to provide nurses with the knowledge and understanding to confidently and competently manage more complex anaesthetic cases. Find out what our nurses thought of the course.
Meet Rebecca and her lovely rescue pets!
Meet Rebecca Stevens our Therapy Centre Assistant and Hydrotherapist! She has rescued two of her Guinea Pigs and her lovely dog.
Love your pet day: Julia and Errol
Love Your Pet Day: Meet Neurology Technician Julia and her cat Errol.
Meet Maria and her three dogs!
In celebration of Love Your Pet Day on 20th February, some of our team are telling the stories behind how they came to meet their pets.
Emma re-homes Pixie
Emma Bush, RVN Nurse, adopt's Pixie her once anxious cat, turned happy and loving.
Change a Pet’s Life Day – Kate and Emmie
Kate Wright, who is a Diagnostic Technician at Davies, says her disabled dog Emmie stole her heart the moment she saw her.
Urszula rescues cat Krysia
Urszula Rzeszuteka, Intern at Davies, found her beloved cat Krysia while working as a vet
Sophie rescues Luna the dog
Sophie Barnes, RVN at Davies, adopted Luna from Dogs Trust four years ago when she was 18 months old.
Change a Pet’s Life Day – Monika rescues Walter
To support Change a Pet’s Life Day, we're sharing our team's stories. Read Monika and Walter's story.
Meet Nursing Flexi Supervisor Sophie
As a Flexi Supervisor, Sophie's role involves rotating around wards, theatre, and diagnostics and supervising within these areas as well as nursing.
Meet our Nursing Team – Nichole Neate, Theatre supervisor
Learn more about the varied roles of the nurses working in the veterinary nursing team at Davies. In this blog, our theatre supervisor Nichole Neate discusses her role.
Walk your dog month January 2022
Walking your dog regularly is vital and can positively impact their physical and mental health as well as yours.
Meet our Nursing Team – Dispensary Nurse Gillian Washington
Meet Dispensary Nurse Gillian Washington and find out more about her role.
Winter precautions for your pets’ safety
As well as taking care about what your pets consume, there are a number of easy precautions you can take to keep them safe outdoors.
Christmas hazards for pets
Some Christmas decorations cause hazards and pose potential threats for our pets. Awareness of these can ensure our pets have a happy and healthy Christmas.
What foods should cats and dogs avoid at Christmas?
With lots of tempting festive treats around, it's important to know what's safe for cats and dogs to eat at Christmas. We've got all the answers to keep your pet safe.
Hazards at Christmas: A Guide for Pet Owners
Advice for pet owners on how to keep pets safe and avoid common hazards at Christmas time.
Life as a Veterinary Nurse in lockdown
Jemma Gaughran and Jenny Shortland from our Nursing team describe how their role has changed whilst working during lockdown.
Megan Blythe: an inspirational RVN
Megan Blythe talks about her experience of working as a Wards Nurse at Davies and the equipment that has helped improve her working life.
Reducing anaesthetic gas for environmental benefit
Clinical anaesthetist and Davies' Sustainability Lead Elllie West examines how minimising the use of anaesthetic gases can help improve environmental sustainability in veterinary practice.
Our Patient of the Month – January 2020
Scooby was seen by Victoria Argent from our Veterinary Neurology team for further investigation of a sub-acute onset, progressive, non-ambulatory tetraparesis – he had suddenly become unable to use any of his legs.
The facts about antibiotic resistance
As veterinary professionals, we're committed to the responsible use of antibiotics. Our blog explores the facts about antibiotic resistance with links to useful information.
Our Patient of the Month – October 2019
Three-year old domestic shorthaired cat, Tibbs was referred to Davies as he had been leaking urine since he was a year old and had not responded to treatment.
How we’re improving our work-life balance
At Davies we're taking positive steps to improve our work-life balance and provide a supportive environment for discussing work-related mental health issues.
Davies Veterinary Specialists Q&A – Anaesthesia
Louise Clark, RCVS and EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia and Head of Anaesthesia at Davies Veterinary Specialists, offers an insight into her working life.
Our Patient of the month – June 2019
When Dolly, a 4-year old poodle x bichon frise, was referred to Davies Veterinary Specialists, our Internal Medicine team suspected complications of diabetes mellitus.
Davies Veterinary Specialists Q&A – Small Animal Surgery
Smita Das, RCVS and EBVS® European specialist in small animal surgery at Davies Veterinary Specialists, discusses her career and what inspired her to specialise in small animal surgery.
Davies Veterinary Specialists Q&A – Internal Medicine
Ian Battersby, Head of internal medicine, discusses his career to date, the route he took to become a specialist and what it's like to work in a busy referral practice.
Davies’ Green Team takes action for World Environment Day to help improve sustainability
Our enthusiastic Green Group recently celebrated World Environment Day on June 5th 2019 with a whole range of sustainability-boosting activities.
Our Patient of the Month – May 2019
Bridget, our Patient of the Month for May, was a delight to care for despite being seriously ill with a rare Cryptococcus fungal infection.
Davies Veterinary Specialists support Pet Blood Bank
Learn how Davies support the work of Pet Blood Bank, plus all you need to know about canine blood donation in an infographic
Therapy and Fitness Centre Team visit Constabulary Specialist Operations Dog Unit
Our Therapy and Fitness Team recently spent the day with a local Constabulary Specialist Dog Unit. Read about their day and watch our video.
Our Patient of the Month – April 2019
Find out how our Veterinary Neurology team helped Rahni, our Patient of the Month - April 2019, walk again after she became paralysed. Read her story and watch our video...
First Aid Tips for Pet Owners
Learn about our Animal First Aid courses for Pet Owners and top tips on how to help your pet in an emergency.
Our Patient of the Month – March 2019
Our Nursing team have nominated Stanley as our Patient of the Month - March 2019. Read his story...
Sustainability at Davies
Find out more about how we're working towards Silver level accreditation from IIE for our sustainability initiatives.
Chronic Pain: How Davies Head of Anaesthesia Louise Clark and the Davies Team are changing the situation
Louise Clark is in the May 2017 edition of Veterinary Practice News.