Author Archives for James Arding

November is ‘Pet Diabetes Month!’

November 2, 2014 8:42 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

  November is ‘Pet Diabetes Month’ and consequently the catch phrase being bandied about is “get your pet to ‘Take a Tinkle’!” Here at Estcourt Vets we are helping to support this important campaign by providing FREE urine test strips…


Remember Remember Not Long Till November!

October 9, 2014 10:16 am Published by Leave your thoughts

  It’s less than a month now until the start of one of the most serious welfare issues facing up to 50% of our pets, the 5th November – Fireworks night! Except of course it isn’t a night anymore, it isn’t even…


Pet of the Month – ‘Squidgy’

July 19, 2014 10:12 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Squidgy is certainly one of the most handsome black Spaniels you are likely to meet and the nurses think he’s especially cute when he has his tufty hairstyle! Like all one year old spaniels he can hardly contain his excitable…


Chickens Chickens Everywhere!

June 21, 2014 6:52 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It seems that everyone these days is following that ‘good life’ philosophy of having (or at least  thinking of having!) chickens in their back garden. My in-laws have chickens, my friends are getting chickens, the children at a nearby nursery now…


Pet of the Month – ‘DJ’

June 14, 2014 10:01 am Published by Leave your thoughts

DJ is an eleven and a half year old cat who definitely earns the right to being named June’s ‘Pet of the Month’, having spent a couple of weeks in the ward at Estcourt Vets! Initially he was a bit…


Pet of the Month – ‘Lilly’

May 13, 2014 3:10 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Our friend Lilly is a three year old lurcher and an athlete in her prime! Built to run she loves doing just that when she gets an opportunity out on her walks. She also loves to chase, so when a…


Calling All Easter Bunnies

April 6, 2014 9:22 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If like me you have young children, then any mention of rabbits at Easter time means just one thing…CHOCOLATE! In fact chocolate bunnies have recently become the bribe of choice to get our children to co-operate during the supermarket shop! At…


February Farmers News Letter

February 1, 2014 6:33 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It seems ages since I last put pen to paper and wrote a newsletter…which is probably because it is ages! No excuses except to say pressure of work and other things in the last few months. I hope you all…