Useful links

RCVS
The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons is the regulatory body for the veterinary profession in the UK. Earls Hall is a RCVS accredited Practice. To find what this means or if you would like to find out more about the RCVS. Please take a look at their website.

Charities

RSPCA
The RSPCA specialise in rescue, animal welfare and preventing animal cruelty.
The Earls Hall Veterinary Group work closely with the RSPCA and not only treat the animals brought in, but regularly hold fundraisers to aid in their cause. Please have a look at their website and help fight against animal cruelty and neglect.

Cats Protection League
The Cats Protection League now helps around 218,000 cats and kittens every year. They also promote the benefits of neutering to prevent unwanted litters from being born and abandoned. If you would any further information on if you would like to volunteer, please have a look at their website.

Rabbit Welfare Association
The RWAF has existed since 1996 and is the combined effort of the Rabbit Welfare Association and its charity partner, the Rabbit Welfare Fund, working to improve the lives of domestic rabbits across the UK. If you are thinking of getting a rabbit, please have a look at their website as it will provide you with all the information you need to ensure your rabbits wellbeing.

International Cat care
International cat care is a charity dedicated to improving the lives of all cats across the world. They aim to educate people through shared advice and training to improve the health and welfare of cats. You can find information on their welfare work along with cat advice on their website.

Government sites

Department for environmental, food and rural affairs (DEFRA)
Department for environmental, food and rural affairs. If you are thinking of taking your pet abroad, you can find the rules needed on Defra’s website. Please note that all countries have different regulations and it’s always a good idea to check with the county you are going too to see if any further rules apply.

Advice and services

Healthy Pet Club loyalty scheme
Earls Hall offers you ‘The Healthy Pet Club’, which helps thousands of club members make great yearly savings and spread the cost of their pet’s routine health care, such as booster vaccinations, flea and worming, in an affordable monthly direct debit. To find our more please have a look at our website.

Crematorium
All our branches use Silvermere haven pet cemetery and crematorium. Please have a look at their website for any information you may wish to know. We realise losing a pet is a very distressing time and it helps to know where your pet goes when you leave the surgery.

Nutrition
Here at Earls Hall we recommend and stock Royal Canin dry and wet food. Royal Canin diets have been formulated to meet your dog or cats nutritional needs and each diet has been based on years of research. They have diets which have been adapted to suit different breeds, sizes and conditions.

The Fibrevores Guide

Burgess Excel rabbit feeding plan

Caring for your Rabbits

Burgess excel provide comprehensive information about general care, husbandry and diet of various species including rabbits and guinea pigs. The information provided talks about housing, companionship, exercise, handing, grooming, neutering and feeding. The range of feeds are also explained

Vaccinations
This website will provide you with an in-depth look at pet vaccination and helping you to ensure that your cat, dog or rabbit is protected against infectious diseases.

Parasite treatments
This website will provide you with all the information you need to know about parasites from fleas and worms to mites and mosquitoes. You will be able to find out information on what they are, how to treat your pet and how to prevent them.

Microchipping
Earls Hall use Back Home BioTec pet identification microchips. It takes just seconds with the minimum amount of discomfort for your pet. It’s a reliable, versatile system suitable for many species. ISO Standard approved and suitable for the EU Pet Passport scheme.

Arthritis
Metacam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and is only available with a prescription from you veterinary surgeon. This drug is used to treat cats and dogs that have arthritis. Their website will give you all the information you need to know about the drug as well as the symptoms of arthritis.

Rimadyl is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug developed specifically for dogs to improve their mobility by reducing joint pain and inflammation. This site will give you information about the drug as well as informing you of the clinical signs of arthritis.

Heart Disease
Fortekor is used to treat heart disease in dogs and kidney disease in cats. Here you can read about the clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment of these diseases.

Diabetes
Caninsulin; intermediate-acting insulin, contains porcine insulin and is used to teat diabetes in cats and dogs. If you are an owner of a diabetic pet, this website will give you information on how diabetes management.

Renal/Kidney Disease
Renalzin is an easy to administer paste specifically formulated for cats to treat kidney disease. This website will not only give you information about the drug, but will provide you with knowledge about living with CKD (Chronic kidney disease) and signs and symptoms of the disease.

Feline Hyperthyroidism
Hyperthyroidism is now considered a common disease of cats. Both male and female cats are equally affected. Hyperthyroidism is when the thyroid gland makes and secretes very high levels of thyroid hormones. Have look at this site for more information about the disease.

Cushings Disease
Hyperadrenocorticism or Cushing’s syndrome is one of the most commonly diagnosed canine endocrine disorders. Usually seen in older dogs, it’s a condition that can become distressing and, if left untreated, is potentially life threatening. Please have a look at this site for more information.