Latest News...

Disease Prevention Update - Lungworm

31 August 2017

Disease Prevention Update - Lungworm

As many of you may be aware, cases of lungworm in dogs have been increasing over the last few years. Whilst the overall number of cases is still very low, the damage caused by this parasite can be severe and even fatal. The overwhelming majority of cases have been in dogs which have spent time in England or Southern Scotland. Recently the disease appears to be moving slowly north. It is thankfully not yet a problem in Denny and surrounding area.

In response to increased reports of the disease, we are putting in place preventative recommendations to help keep our patients safe. For dogs who live in (or South of) the Greater Glasgow area we recommend monthly worming with milbemycin (one of the active ingredients the wormer that we supply) to reduce their risk of infection. If your dog visits one of these risk areas, we recommend worming with milbemycin once monthly for the duration of your visit and for the following two months after they return. Please get this from us. It is not available in pet shops. It costs less than £4 to worm a 25kg dog and the wormer also covers your pet for all of the other important worms in dogs.

The risk of your dog contracting lungworm remains very low, but due to the severity of illness it causes in these rare cases, we feel preventative steps should be taken. The wormer we recommend is quite an economical way of preventing this disease and also treats other dog worms.

Should you have any further questions please get in touch with a member of the team on 01324 829989.

Free Family Fun Day and Open Day - 29th July 2017

01 July 2017

Free Family Fun Day and Open Day!

Our annual open day and free family fun day is back! Saturday 29th July from 12pm - 4pm right here at the surgery and it promises to be a fantastic day out for all the family.

Activities include:
Bouncy Castle (Free)
Tea, Coffee and Charity Bake Stall
Canine Party Games (Free)
Dancing DJ’s With Mascots: Skye Marshall, Pikachu and Mr Tumble
Face Painting (Free)
Lizards, Snakes and Sugar Gliders
Local Charity Stalls and Market Place
Apex Charity Tombola (Fantastic Prizes inc. a SAT NAV!)
Practice Tours
Snack Van
Meet Charlie - a Gambian Pouch Rat and Friends
Pony Rides (£3.00)
World of Wings
Ask the Vet Tent

Last years event saw more than 700 people come along to join in the fun, and this year promises to be bigger and better than ever before! We hope to see you all there. No need for tickets, just turn up, and remember free entry!

Christmas Opening Hours

01 December 2016

Christmas Opening Hours

Fri 24th Dec : 08:30-19:00 (Open As Normal)
Sat 24th Dec : 09:00-12:00 (Open As Normal)
Sun 25th Dec : CLOSED
Mon 26th Dec : CLOSED
Tue 27th Dec : 08:30-19:00 (Open As Normal)
Wed 28th Dec : 08:30-19:00 (Open As Normal)
Thu 29th Dec : 08:30-20:30 (Open As Normal)
Fri 30th Dec : 08:30-19:00 (Open As Normal)
Sat 31st Dec : 09:00-12:00 (Open As Normal)
Sun 1st Jan : CLOSED
Mon 2nd Jan : CLOSED
Tue 3rd Jan : 08:30-19:00 (Open As Normal)

We are always available 24/7 for our registered clients in case of emergency.

Simply call the usual number 01324 829989 for the duty vet’s mobile number.

Facebook Feed
Copyright © 2016 Apex Vets