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Working Dog First Aid Evening

November 5, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine Farm Pets

Join HNVG for another evening of working dog first aid. Following the success of Octobers’ talk, we have decided to hold another on the 26th of November. View the poster below for more details!

Helping your horse through the firework frenzy

October 30, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

Planning is Key Find out if there are to be any fireworks displays local to where your horse is kept. Find out the dates and times, speak to your neighbours if they are having a display, let them know that […]

Equine Herpes Virus Vaccination Amnesty.

October 21, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine Special Offers

From the 16th or October to the 30th of November 2019 HNVG are running an Equine Herpes Virus vaccination amnesty, whereby you pay for your 1st vaccination & get your 2nd vaccination (at 4-6 weeks) FOC* WHY VACCINATE FOR EHV? […]

Free Senior Health Check

September 30, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

The practice offers FREE senior health check-ups for cats and dogs over the age of 7 years who are otherwise well. The check-up will give us the opportunity to examine your pet and pick up on any potential health problems […]

Breakthrough Medicine for Degenerative Joint Disease in Horses

August 28, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

Here at HNVG we are very excited to be involved in the launch of a brand new lameness treatment from Boehringer Ingelheim and Global Stem cell Technology! It is a stem cell based product which offers a totally different way […]

Chinese Lanterns & Helium Balloons – What goes up must come down!

July 25, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine Farm Pets

As summer parties and weddings get into full swing, now is a timely reminder for people to be aware of the effects that helium balloons and Chinese lanterns have on our animals and countryside. Balloons look wonderful when released, especially […]

Summer Safety Tips

July 24, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

With temperatures predicted to be a scorching 33°C tomorrow please remember to think about your four-legged friends. A 2°C rise in body temperature is all it takes for heat stroke to kick in. Your dog can die of heat stroke […]

BVD stamp it out – a case study

July 18, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Farm

To demonstrate the benefits and process of the BVD stamp it out scheme, I have put together a case study from one of our dairy farms. This 150-cow dairy was not vaccinating prior to the scheme and their BVD status […]

Free Flock Health Meeting

May 13, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Farm

Join us on the 22nd of May for our flock health meeting. It is designed to be an interactive meeting in which you will be split into 3 smaller groups. Each group will rotate and cover the following topics: » […]

EquiSal Tapeworm Test – Things you should know when taking a sample.

May 13, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

The Equisal Test The EquiSal Tapeworm Test uses saliva, collected yourself, to diagnose tapeworm burden with high accuracy. It tells us if your horse has a burden and whether you need to deworm or not. At HNVG we incorporate the […]

How does a dog’s sleep pattern differ from a human’s?

April 24, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

Though dogs and humans are both mammals and social creatures, dogs and humans don’t sleep the same. But you might not really notice, because dogs have such adaptable sleep patterns, they may sleep when you’re asleep, not at home, or […]

Zone Visit Updates

April 9, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

We love our busy zone days and know that you do too! We are happy to announce that we have expanded our Tuesday zone area so that we now cover: > Temple Guiting > Naunton > Bourton-on-the-Water > Notgrove > […]

Metaldeyhyde poisoning, what is it and what does it do?

April 8, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

Metaldehyde (or Slug Bait) is an extremely harmful toxin to household pets. Inhaling or ingesting even a small amount can be fatal. There is no specific antidote and so immediate symptomatic treatment is paramount for chance of survival. The chemical […]

Equine Influenza – New Cases Confirmed

March 20, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

Cases of Equine Flu have now been confirmed in Warwickshire and Gloucestershire. Our advice remains the same, all horses should be vaccinated and have a booster if they have not been vaccinated within the last 6 months. Signs of Equine […]

Pet Travel Post Brexit

March 20, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

Whilst the Brexit winds seem to be changing direction daily, we are conscious that it is very hard to know what to do with your pet if you have travel plans for next month or soon after. If you are […]

Top Tips for a Nervous Dog

March 18, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

Just like humans, there are many things that can make your dog anxious. Staying at home alone, fireworks, travelling, loud noises, new family members (babies), going to the kennels, neighbouring dogs, going to the vets… the list goes on! The […]

Does your cat suffer from anxiety?

March 18, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

There are many factors that could make your pet anxious; going on holiday, going to a cattery, new babies joining the family, loud noises, the neighbour’s cats or dogs and even… going to the vets! The good news is that […]

Moreton-in-Marsh Branch Launch Party!

March 18, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Events Pets

Join us for the launch party of Hook Norton Veterinary Group’s new branch in Moreton-in-Marsh. There will be tea, cake & fun and games for all the family. The more people the merrier so please spread the word, this is […]

Essential Pet First Aid Client Evening

February 28, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

Join HNVG for a Pet First Aid client evening. Small Animal Vet Katie McCreary will be giving a presentation, followed by a practical demonstration. Some of the topics we will cover include: > What to have in your first aid […]


February 18, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

More cases of equine influenza have been identified in several areas of the UK – the Animal Health Trust websitewww.equiflunet.org.uk is being kept updated with information about all cases diagnosed during this outbreak. The direct link to the case information […]


February 7, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

What’s happening? There is currently an outbreak of Equine Influenza in the UK, which has caused the cancellation of all horse racing today (Thursday 7th February). Equine Influenza is a common respiratory disease – the unusual thing about this outbreak […]

FREE Senior Health Checks

February 7, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

Senior Health Checks Here at HNVG we offer FREE Senior Health check-ups for our golden oldies >9years of age. In these senior health checks a Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) will assess your pet and discuss any queries or concerns you […]

Re-scheduled Client Evening – The Hoof, The Whole Hoof & Nothing But The Hoof!

February 5, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

HNVG are happy to announce that we have rescheduled our FREE Foot and Farriery talk that was postponed in November. As before, Ben Benson, AWCF DipWCF ATF CEF will be our guest speaker for the evening. We will be discussing […]

National Train Your Dog Month

January 22, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

Large Animal Receptionist, Nikki Inglis has put together details of fun activities you can do with you dog. These help to keep you both entertained and give your dog a bit of variety and a change from the normal walk […]


January 22, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine Farm Pets

Small animal vet Will Oldham gives us an update about the recent Parvovirus media coverage. Follow the link to our YouTube channel where you can see the full video of Will talking about symptoms, prevention and what to do if […]

Coming Soon – New Branch Opening in Moreton-in-Marsh!

January 10, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine Events Farm Pets

It has been a long time in the planning, but HNVG is excited to announce that we will be opening a new small animal branch surgery in Moreton-in-Marsh on the 11th of March 2019! We are thrilled to be a […]

Star of the Month!

December 6, 2018 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

‘Ralph’ the golden retriever puppy was admitted to Hook Norton Hospital this month. He was incredibly sick with a viral disease that caused significant loss of fluid from his gastrointestinal tract. Ralph was so sick he required intensive barrier nursing […]

Pet travel to the EU in the event of a ‘No-Deal’ Brexit

November 12, 2018 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine Farm Pets

In the event of a ‘No-Deal’ Brexit, there are a few things you will need to do in order to travel to the EU with your pet on or after the 29th of March 2019. 1. Your pet will need […]

In Memory of Tony Udall, a true friend to all at HNVG.

November 12, 2018 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Uncategorized

HNVG would like to pay our respects to our late Practice Manager Tony Udall, who passed away suddenly last month. Tony had been an integral part of HNVG for the last 15 years and was a true friend to many […]

Antifreeze is extremely toxic to cats!

November 8, 2018 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

Ethylene glycol (Antifreeze) is a chemical used in screen washes, water features and car de-icers. Cats are often attracted to antifreeze because of its sweet taste. Even licking antifreeze can induce severe kidney damage and or death. Often ingestion of […]

Arthritis Awareness Month

November 7, 2018 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

WHAT IS OSTEOARTHRITIS? Just like us, dogs and cats can suffer from Arthritis. Subtle changes in your pet’s behaviour may be linked to the progression of arthritis. Osteoarthritis (OA), is a chronic degenerative condition. It can be present at any […]


October 30, 2018 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Farm

FREE ON-FARM DAIRY DRY COW WORKSHOP Date: 14th November Time: 10am – 2pm Venue: Park Hill Farm, Halford, Shipston on stour, Warks, CV36 5DQ, by kind permission of Robert Long. Kindly sponsored by MSD. Join HNVG for a practical dry […]

Helping your DOG feel safe during firework season

October 24, 2018 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

Fear of fireworks is a common problem amongst dogs. This can be distressing for both dog & owner when this fear becomes severe. Displaying behaviours such as ears back, panting, shaking, salivation and barking may indicate a fear response. It […]

Helping your CAT feel safe during firework season.

October 23, 2018 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

Cats are excellent at disguising anxiety, but do also suffer from fear of loud noises. Spraying, under or overeating and excessive grooming may be a sign your cat is afraid of fireworks. To help your cat, try creating a secure […]

Equine Winter Talks Series – Gastric Ulcers

October 22, 2018 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine Events

Are you worried your horse might have gastric ulcers? Take our simple survey to help us identify if your horse may be affected by Gastric Ulcers. The survey is quick, easy to follow and all answers will be sent us […]

FREE client evening – Sheep Mastitis & Udder Health

October 18, 2018 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Farm

Hook Norton Veterinary Group LLP invite you to a client evening on the 6th of November. Time: 7.30 pm arrival for 8.00pm start Venue: Horse and Groom, Milcombe. Hot buffet food and a welcome drink on arrival The evening will […]

Free on farm Dairy Meeting – Maximising the environment for the high yielding dairy cow.

October 18, 2018 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Farm

Maximising the environment for the high yielding cow. With Jamie Robertson Time: 10.30am – 2.30pm Date: 31st October Venue: Lower Farm, Whatcote, Shipston on Stour, Warwickshire. CV36 5EF (by kind permission of Tim Price) Booking is essential. The cost of […]

Hyperthyroidism in Cats

October 1, 2018 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

Over the course of October, we will be focussing on raising awareness & educating cat owners on hyperthyroidism, its signs & symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options. Hyperthyroidism is a condition commonly seen in middle aged and older cats. The prevalence […]

What is Schedule 3?

September 24, 2018 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

Schedule 3 comes under the Veterinary surgeons act of (1966). This piece of legislation allows Registered veterinary nurses (RVNS) to perform certain procedures under the direction of the surgeon. This includes the scaling and polishing of teeth, monitoring of general […]

Blood Donation – Every unit of blood saves up to 4 lives

September 13, 2018 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

One of our more recent patients Leo, had to have major surgery at Hook Norton Vets (HNVG). Thanks to vet Laura Snyman and the nursing team, we are pleased to report that he is now at home and doing really […]

Uncover the signs of Cushing’s disease

September 4, 2018 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

Over the course of September we will be focussing on raising awareness & educating dog owners on Cushing’s disease, its signs & symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options. Cushing’s disease is seen more commonly in middle age to older dogs and […]

European Youth Driving Championships, Kisber-Aszar in Hungary.

August 28, 2018 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

Earlier this month Sally travelled to Hungary as Team Vet for the British Junior and Youth Carriage Driving Team at the European Championships at Kisber-Aszar near Budapest. Eight team members competed in three age categories (children’s, junior and young driver) […]

FarmSkills Course: Calf Rearing – Birth to Weaning

July 16, 2018 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Farm

FarmSkills: Calf Rearing – Birth to Weaning Date: Weds 18th July Time: 10am -4pm Cost: £75.00pp +VAT Location: Hook Norton Branch All refreshments provided. You will be able to plan and prepare for successful heifer production, conduct basic first aid […]

Increased Consult Times

July 3, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

We have been reviewing our consult times in the Small Animal Department and as of Monday 16th July, all of our consults will be 15 minutes instead of 10. There will be no increase in consult fees, but you will […]

Grass Seeds & Hairy Dogs

June 29, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

Our Small Animal Vets have been dealing with lots of grass seeds that are causing problems for dogs (particularly really hairy ones!). The images above are of a Cocker Spaniel who had to be sedated to remove a grass seed […]

Free Dairy Meeting: Fast Forward Your Genetic Progress

June 22, 2018 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Farm

Please see the details below about our upcoming free Dairy Genetics Meeting: Genus ABS & Hook Norton Veterinary Group invite you to… Making the most from your Genetics Speakers: Davy Dunlop – Genus ABS’ EMEA Marketing Director Mark Smith – […]

Adaptil Puppy Collar

June 5, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

If you have just got a new puppy or waiting for your new puppy to come home there is a product that could help comfort them, as leaving their mother can be a challenging time. During this time puppies will […]

A Pesky Pylor-a-Saurus

May 23, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

A couple of weeks ago one of our Veterinary Clinic Assistants, Jo, noticed that her Boxer Hector was a bit off colour and brought him in to see the vets after he had been vomiting. Diagnostic tests were ordered, the […]

Farm Fertility Success

May 23, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Farm

Farm Vet Sam Potter discusses how poor fertility led to an investigation and the adoption of two new vaccination programmes. You can read Sam’s article by clicking here http://editions.xlvets.co.uk/livestock-matters/2018/spring/12/ .  

Blue Cross & HNVG Equine

May 2, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

Well, the first two months of our work with the Blue Cross Equine team at Burford have simply flown past!  We have been very busy each week, checking over new arrivals and those about to go to new homes, vaccinating, […]

Tansy’s Kidney

April 27, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

We love a (kidney) good news story! One of our lovely feline patients, Tansy, recently spent some time here with us at HNVG after becoming unwell. The team of Small Animal veterinary surgeons and nurses looked to find out what […]

Confirmed Case of Alabama Rot

April 25, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

In recent weeks, we lost one of our very special patients to Alabama Rot. This became our first confirmed case of Cutaneous and Renal Glomerular Vasculopathy (CRGV) and has brought home to us the frustration that many of our colleagues […]

Older Dogs Need a Little Extra TLC!

April 10, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

TLC for Older Dogs This is Begby, Katie our Small Animal Vet’s elderly terrier. In the summer he will be 17 years old! Begby still likes to go for walks: he regularly goes for over an hour but he does […]

Petplan Vet of the Year Finalist

March 23, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

We are very excited to announce that Equine vet Sally Hodgson is a Vet of the Year Finalist in the Petplan Veterinary Awards 2018.     There are five categories in these prestigious annual awards and this year there have […]

Minor Surgery at Deddington

March 23, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

We are delighted to announce that from Thursday 19th April we will be offering minor surgery at our Deddington branch. This will include: cat neutering dog castrates dentistry blood work sedate to examine/investigate stitch ups We will be offering this […]

First Aid for Dogs Evening

March 6, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Events Pets

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED! The Small Animal department at HNVG will be hosting an informative evening on First Aid for Dogs on Tuesday 17th April at 7pm. The event will be held at White Hills Surgery (our Hook […]

New Cattery Opens at HNVG

February 26, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

Our brand new purpose built cattery has just opened at our Hook Norton branch. The unit has been designed to help reduce stress and provide a comfortable stay for our feline patients. The Small Animal team have worked hard to […]

What is a Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN)?

February 21, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

What is a Registered Veterinary Nurse, and why are they important for my pet? A Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) will have undertaken an accredited qualification, governed by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) and will be held on a […]

Pre-Lambing Sheep Meeting

February 2, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Farm

Details of our Pre-lambing Sheep Meeting: Wednesday February 7th The Horse & Groom Milcombe OX15 4RS 7.30pm start, refreshments provided. This meeting will allow us the opportunity to discuss several key areas around the lambing period which play a critical […]


Fundamentals of Farriery – Central Horse News

January 23, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

HNVG equine vet Sally Hodgson has written a brilliant article on farriery, featured in this month’s edition of Central Horse News. Click here to view the article. CHN have a regular “Advice from the Vet” section, allowing the readers access […]

Winter Hazards – Antifreeze Toxicity in Cats

January 4, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

Ethylene Glycol is the official name for antifreeze and it is highly toxic to cats. Antifreeze can be found in car radiators and many screen washes. It is sometimes added to ponds and fountains during the winter months. Ethylene Glycol […]

Christmas Day nursing

What our Nurses got up to on Christmas Day & New Year’s Eve

January 3, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

Our fantastic team of Small Animal nurses were looking after poorly pets in the hospital over Christmas and New Year. Sarah was up at 5am on Christmas Day to care for pets who were admitted the day before… And Keeley […]

Alabama Rot (CRGV) Information

December 29, 2017 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

As another case of Alabama Rot, also known as Cutaneous and Renal Glomerular Vasculopathy (CRGV), is confirmed in the UK, we would like to give you access to some information on it so that you can remain vigilant. It is […]

A Christmas (Good News) Story

December 22, 2017 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

We love a good news story at HNVG and this is certainly one of the best… Treacle came to see Small Animal Vet Will Oldham with an abscess on her head. Will lanced the abscess and started Treacle on some […]

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Straight from the Horse’s Mouth

December 20, 2017 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

Your horse has up to 44 teeth in their mouth – that’s a lot of teeth to look after! None of us enjoy going to the dentist but we go regularly because our dental health is very important – the […]

Pet Safety at Christmas

December 4, 2017 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

Whilst it is the season to be jolly, it is important to remember pet safety. This time of year is not without risks to our beloved pets and here are our top tips to make sure our animals stay safe […]

Petplan Veterinary Awards 2018

Nominations for Veterinary Awards

November 24, 2017 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine Events Farm Pets

We are very proud to be nominated for Petplan‘s annual Veterinary Awards 2018 in the following categories: Practice of the Year Vet of the Year – Will Oldham, Sally Hodgson, Sam Cutts, Pauline Tolhurst There is still plenty of time […]

King Charles Spaniel

EPIC Heart Study in Dogs

November 22, 2017 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

The EPIC heart study in dogs is a seven year long international trial that was completed in 2016 and was discussed at the London Vet Show last week, which most of our Small Animal team attended. It will be very […]

We are Recruiting

November 20, 2017 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Uncategorized

Hook Norton Veterinary Group reception are recruiting new team members! If you like working with people, enjoy a challenge and are good at multi-tasking, this may be the job for you. We are looking for two new receptionists to join […]

Remembering Equine War Heroes

November 10, 2017 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

On the eve of Remembrance Day, equine vet Sally Hodgson sheds light on some of the unsung equine heroes of the First World War & how they were treated when injured. Military activity during the First World War still depended […]

Is your pet afraid of fireworks?

October 30, 2017 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

Many pets are afraid of fireworks, due to the loud noises (e.g. bangs and whistling) that they make. Around this time of year, it is important to know the signs that could show your pet is afraid or stressed. These […]

Regenerative Medicine in Small Animals

October 26, 2017 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

Is your pet suffering from osteoarthritis, tendon injury or had a joint surgery? Have you considered regenerative medicine, the natural choice to pain relief? Regenerative medicine is the process of replacing, engineering or regenerating cells or tissues to restore or […]

Wolf Run 2017

Success for our Wolf Runners

October 25, 2017 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine Events Farm Pets

A team of vets, nurses, receptionists (and a baker standing in for an equine nurse!) from HNVG took part in the Autumn Wolf Run 2017. WOLF stands for Woods, Obstacles, Lakes & Fields and the event took place in the […]

Success at Blenheim for Equine Vet Sam Cutts

September 28, 2017 | by Hook Norton | Equine

Congratulations to our Equine vet Sam Cutts who has just returned from a very successful trip to Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials where she rode her homebred and produced Piccola Diavola (Holly) clear around the CIC***8/9yo! Sam is one of […]

Clinical Excellence

September 25, 2017 | by Katie McCreary | Pets

Here at Hook Norton we are committed to clinical excellence.  Did you know that every general anaesthetic and operation that is done here is clinically audited?  This allows us to deliver the highest possible standard of care. Auditing and reflection pushes […]

Could your Dog become a Blood Donor?

September 17, 2017 | by sam.baldwyn@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Pets

Hook Norton Veterinary Group are urgently seeking Dog Blood Donors!   We regularly require dog blood donors here at the surgery. Earlier this month, Viper a lovely flat coat retriever underwent surgery to remove his bleeding spleen. Due to the […]

Practical Equine Anatomy, First Aid & Saddle Fitting Workshop

August 31, 2017 | by Lucy Warner | Equine Events

Practical Equine Anatomy, First Aid & Saddle Fitting Workshop Join Hook Norton Vets for a practical afternoon workshop of equine anatomy, first aid and saddle fitting Wednesday 20th September 4pm – 7pm At our Hook Norton Surgery, Sibford road, Hook […]

Countryfile Live 2017

August 8, 2017 | by sam.baldwyn@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine Events Farm Pets Uncategorized

Countryfile Live 2017 We had a great time at Countryfile Live 2017 this year! We were once again covering the veterinary services for all the animals in attendance, including Adam’s Farm! Thankfully we had a quiet time and the animals […]

Rabbit Vaccination

July 27, 2017 | by Fiona Miller | Pets

Vaccinating rabbit is just as important as vaccinating cats and dogs. There are 2 main diseases we vaccinate rabbits against: Myxomatosis and Viral Haemorrhagic Disease (VHD). Myxomatosis is caused by a virus which is most commonly spread by fleas/biting flies […]

Parasites in cats Part 1: External

July 27, 2017 | by Fiona Miller | Pets

Cats are active animals that love to play outside. In the process they can meet some very unsavoury characters. Today we are going to be talking about external parasites; things like fleas, ticks and mites. Fleas Fleas are the most […]

Heat Stroke in Dogs

June 21, 2017 | by Katie McCreary | Pets

As we start to enjoy the hotter weather this summer (hopefully), spare a thought for our furry friends. Dogs do not have sweat glands they lose heat by panting and can struggle in warmer weather. Heatstroke is a true veterinary […]

Annual equine worming package only £65

February 2, 2017 | by Lucy Warner | Special Offers

 Want to be sure your worming plan is working? Price includes: ▪ 1 year’s tailored worming advice ▪ Weight tape ▪ 3 worm egg counts (pots included in pack) ▪ 2 wormers ▪ Text reminders to bring in WECs or […]

Free Laboratory tests for cushings

July 18, 2016 | by Lucy Warner | Equine

Boehringer Ingelheim are sponsoring the laboratory tests for Cushing’s disease from 1st June to 31st October 2017. Over 80% of horses and ponies that develop laminitis have an underlying endocrine disease i.e. Cushing’s or Equine Metabolic Syndrome. Cushing’s can cause […]


FarmSkills Workshops 2017-2018

December 3, 2015 | by Lucy Warner | Farm

22nd November PRACTICAL CALVING   17th January 2018 PRACTICAL LAMBING Trainees will learn about the importance of preparation for lambing time, including discussion of pros and cons of housing for lambing, nutrition, body condition scoring and what equipment is necessary. […]

Compulsory Microchipping for Dogs from 6th April 2016

November 26, 2015 | by Lucy Warner | Pets

As you will be aware, the microchipping of dogs became compulsory on the 6th April 2016. If you have a new addition which needs microchipping then don’t forget our special offer on pet microchips of £15 each. This includes the […]


Kennel Cough vaccination for puppies

May 8, 2015 | by Lucy Warner | Pets Special Offers

  We now include cover for Kennel Cough for puppies at no additional cost!


Getting a new cat?

May 8, 2015 | by Lucy Warner | Pets Special Offers

Don’t forget – if you have you cat vaccinated and neutered with us, you will get a FREE microchip placement.


Parasite Protection Offer

May 8, 2015 | by Lucy Warner | Pets Special Offers

Don’t forget you get FREE tapeworm treatment for dogs when you buy your multi-parasite prevention from us. Call reception for more details- email us at info@hooknortonvets.co.uk for more information.


Four Legs and a Tale

October 2, 2014 | by Lucy Warner | Equine

The autobiography of Equine Vet Alan Walker! The story of the Walker family, local farriers and Vets for over 300 uninterrupted years. www.facebook.com/pages/Four-Legs-and-a-Tale/697826290302332?fref=ts Alan’s book is available to purchase at our Hook Norton, Charlbury and Deddington surgeries. If you would […]

Deddington surgery open all day!

September 8, 2014 | by Lucy Warner | Pets

Great news! Our surgery in Deddington is now open all day Monday to Friday! This will make it much easier for you to pop into the surgery to make an appointment, collect orders and prescriptions or speak to a member […]



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