Pets News

Find updates and pet news from the Castle Vets team. We publish regular articles and helpful topics that you will find useful for the care of your pets. Topics such as dental hygiene, advice about pet fears and phobias, microchipping and parasite treatments all feature in this useful pet news section.

How to Help an Overweight Rabbit Lose Weight

How to Help an Overweight Rabbit Lose Weight Our fluffy pets look endearing in their chubby and rotund form, making them look all warm and cuddly. But the flip side to this is that the chubbier the rabbit, the more health risk it faces.  An overweight rabbit is prone...

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Covid-19 Coronavirus Update (09-01-2021)

Covid-19 Coronavirus Update (09-01-2021)

Coronavirus Update (09-01-2021) Further to recent guidance from RCVS/BVA, we are advised to treat pets for “essential animal health and welfare reasons” only during the current lockdown. Non-essential travel and contact must be avoided at this time in line with...

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Telephone Line Upgrade 08-07-2020

On Wednesday 8th July we are having work carried out on our telephone line 01566 772211, in order to upgrade our telephones to help improve our communications and provide a better service. The line will be down for some time...

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Keeping Outdoor Rabbits Happy in Winter

Keeping Outdoor Rabbits Happy in Winter

As the temperature drops and the weather starts to get a bit more extreme, we need to give some thought to our outdoor rabbits. In the wild, they live underground away from the elements and sleep together in groups for warmth. They can’t always replicate...

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Christmas & New Years Opening Hours

Christmas & New Years Opening Hours

Christmas Opening TimesChristmas eve: 8.30am-5.30pmChristmas Day: CLOSEDBoxing Day: CLOSEDWe are open as normal until New Year’s EveNew Year’s Eve: 8.30am-5.30pmNew Year’s Day: CLOSEDPlease ensure thatall prescriptions/Food to be ordered byThursday 20th...

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3 reasons microchipping cats is important

3 reasons microchipping cats is important

Microchipping your cat is important. Here's why. It’s now a legal requirement to have your dog microchipped, but it’s still just a recommendation for cats and other pets. We think this cheap and quick procedure can make a big difference to cats and their families and...

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01566 772211

Pennygillam Way
Launceston
Cornwall
PL15 7ED

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