Posted on July 02, 2020
Grass seeds are a common problem during the spring and summer months. While your pet explores the outdoors, grass seed can easily brush off the tops of long grass stems onto their bodies. The seeds have pointed ends and are exceptionally sharp, so they become trapped in your pet’s fur and due to their shape they can only travel in one direction. This means they can often penetrate skin or move into ears.
Posted on June 30, 2020
Updated guidance from 30th June 2020
We can now offer a full range of services for our patients, while still adhering to COVID-19 social distancing rules.
Posted on June 27, 2020
Summer brings longer days, warmer climates, new adventures and outdoor socialising, which with pets in tow, can be made even more enjoyable! However, when the temperatures rise, the dangers to our pets increase too. To keep pets safe, you should be aware of potential hazards, as well as some top tips to help prevent your pet from endangering themselves throughout the summer months.
Posted on June 26, 2020
If recent months meant you put your new pet plans on hold, you may now be starting to put the wheels in motion to extend your family and welcome a new member. Many people Google reputable breeders or consider designer dogs based on celebrity social media profiles, however, considering adopting a rescue animal can be hugely rewarding.
Posted on June 25, 2020
As we transition from lockdown, more of us are exploring the outdoors with our pets in the summer weather. With increased time outside, the chances of coming across injured or sick wildlife also multiply. If you encounter a wild animal in need, it can be hard to know what to do. Wild animals can be very unpredictable if approached by humans, especially when they are frightened or injured.
Posted on June 19, 2020
Keeping our pets safe is important to all of us as pet owners. They trust us with their care and protection and, as well as feeding, exercising and cuddling them, that includes identifying them so that we can be reunited if we are parted.
Posted on June 18, 2020
Many of us are spending more time at home than we normally would, and you may be wondering if and how this may affect your feline friends. Below we have put together some useful hints and tips to help you create the perfect home environment, with some child-friendly activities included to keep both your children and cats occupied, all year round, but particularly during the summer months.
Posted on June 12, 2020
It’s hard not to smile when you see a dog with its head out of the window in a travelling car. They look so happy and carefree! But travelling with an unrestrained dog could be a real risk – to them, to you, and to other drivers.
If you’re going to be out and about on the road with your dog this summer, here are some things to consider to keep everyone safe.
Posted on June 05, 2020
During Diabetes Week, we wanted to raise awareness and share some advice about how you can help your pet by understanding what diabetes is, the causes and how to recognise the symptoms.
Posted on June 01, 2020
Having been in lockdown, and with schools closed for almost ten weeks, there has been a surge in parents getting rabbits for their children.
Posted on May 29, 2020
With lockdown restrictions being relaxed in the UK, we're sharing some tips for how to prepare your pet for when you're not permanently at home.
Posted on May 18, 2020
It’s Mental Health Awareness Week here in the UK, so we wanted to explore the connection between pet ownership and mental health.
Posted on May 07, 2020
On this VE Day, it will be 75 years since the guns fell silent at the end of the war in Europe.
Posted on May 05, 2020
We love dogs; they’re amazing companions - fun, loving, and they bring us lots of joy. But for some people their dog is more than just a pet – they’re a lifeline
Posted on May 04, 2020
As we head into the summer months and temperatures start rising, it’s important to remember that your pets are most vulnerable at this time to many injuries and illnesses which are brought on by hot weather, including sunburn, foot pad burns, dehydration and the most dangerous of all, heatstroke.
Posted on May 01, 2020
May is Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month. This campaign, led by the British Veterinary Nursing Association (BVNA), aims to raise awareness of the importance of the role of the veterinary nursing profession to the public.
Posted on May 01, 2020
If there is one thing that many dogs look forward to each day, it is getting out of the house for a walk.
Posted on April 24, 2020
The Alder veterinary team is here for your beloved pets, all year round, and despite the current circumstances remain committed to quality and excellence in... read more
Posted on April 20, 2020
Are you wondering how to safely socialise your new puppy during the coronavirus lockdown? We’ve put together a few tips for all new puppy parents.
Posted on April 16, 2020
As we approach the warmer months, when ticks like to make an appearance, we wanted to give our pet owners a head start in preparing to tackle ticks!
Posted on April 09, 2020
We need to careful and ensure our pets don’t get a hold of any, as chocolate could be dangerous for our animals, especially dogs!
Posted on April 09, 2020
With Easter coming up, our opening hours will vary from our usual times.
Posted on April 09, 2020
COVID-19 is much in the news, and some reports are based on fact, others speculation. We don’t have all the answers, but we do have some advice for you as a pet owner – or someone who spends a lot of time around pets – here’s what you should know:
Posted on April 02, 2020
In light of the current COVID-19 situation, we have pulled together a list of the frequently asked questions.
Posted on March 31, 2020
We are focusing our efforts on the pets in urgent need of our care and are only physically open for urgent and emergency cases.
Posted on March 20, 2020
With today, March 20, being International Day of Happiness, we thought we’d highlight the importance that our furry friends play in our lives.
Posted on March 16, 2020
We remain committed to delivering exceptional care to your pet, while doing our part to reduce the spread of respiratory illness (in particular, COVID-19 coronavirus), including careful monitoring of the health and wellbeing of our staff.
Posted on January 30, 2020
Our Head Vet Sarah Ramsey is doing a challenge a month this year to raise money for
Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY). She has just completed her first one at the weekend running a 15km trail race with her dog!
Posted on January 26, 2020
We are having some electrical work done meaning our phones won’t be working this afternoon. If you have an emergency situation with your pet please... read more
Posted on November 29, 2019
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Posted on November 20, 2019
Alder Vets are delighted to announce that we will be holding a pet first aid event in aid of CRY - Cardiac Risk in the Young.
Posted on August 15, 2019
Our car park and access road are being repaired tomorrow. There will be no access to the car park from Thursday evening (15th) until 22nd... read more
Posted on November 08, 2018
Pet owners will still be able to travel to Europe with their pet after the UK leaves the EU, whatever the outcome of the Brexit negotiations. However, in the event of no deal, you may need to take some additional steps to be able to travel with your pet to the EU.
Posted on September 18, 2017
Alder Vets will be at the Surrey Game and Country Fair on Sunday 24th September 2017 at Loseley Park near Guildford, GU3 1HS
Posted on August 23, 2017
Our phones are currently down please email email@example.com and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Apologies for the inconvenience.
Posted on August 16, 2016
We are proud to announce that we are now able to offer laparoscopic bitch spays at our sister practice Crofts Vets in Haslemere
"Keyhole" or laparoscopy has been widely used for many years in human surgery for many procedures due to its clear advantages when compared to traditional open surgery.
At Crofts Vets, we are proud to announce that we are now able to offer this minimally-invasive surgery for our patients and also referrals from other vets.
Posted on February 29, 2016
We are open over the Easter weekend for routine appointments and emergencies.
Please see the opening times page for more details.
Posted on January 27, 2016
From the 6th of April 2016, all dogs must be microchipped and registered to an approved database by the time they are 8 weeks old... read more
Posted on January 22, 2015
Alders Pet Health Plan provides you with the support you need to help your pet stay healthy.
Regular visits mean we have the opportunity to administer necessary vaccinations and up-to-date worming and flea treatments. In addition, the clinical examination provides you with peace of mind, as we carefully monitor the general health of your pet and offer advice, support and treatment planning. This can prevent problems in the future.
Posted on December 31, 2014
Unfortunately, we have had 3 dogs (from 2 separate families), presented to our clinic in the last 24 hours who were severely ill. All ... read more
Posted on December 10, 2014
G-PAWS is a lightweight, robust and weatherproof GPS recorder light enough (12g) to be worn by cats, dogs, and even ferrets.
Using an ultra-sensitive multi... read more
Posted on August 19, 2014
We are now open spring and summer bank holidays (as well as Sundays all year round)!
Alder Vets are the only veterinary practice in the area... read more
Posted on May 27, 2014
Alder Vets are pleased to offer a cutting edge new technique for the treatment of “Floating Kneecap”
RidgeStop™ is a novel surgical technique for treatment of patellar luxation (floating kneecap). This is a simple, affordable alternative to sulcoplasty surgery that can be used alone, as the sole treatment for patella luxation, or as an adjunct to re-alignment operations.
Posted on February 25, 2014
Idiopathic cutaneous in Surrey
As you may have heard there has been another case of Alabama Rot in Surrey. The owner of the flat coated retriever... read more
Posted on January 09, 2014
You may not be able to see them, but the eggs or larvae of intestinal worms could be in your garden. Intestinal worms can cause... read more
Posted on November 19, 2013
The importance of annual health checks
Even if you keep a close eye on your pet’s health, an annual visit to the vet for a thorough... read more
Posted on October 03, 2013
Unrepeatable breeders are out there
Don't fall victim to the unrepeatable breeders - they are out there.
Sadly, there has been a significant rise in the number... read more
Posted on August 07, 2013
Millbrook RSPCA pet rehoming centre near Chobam needs your help.
Millbrook RSPCA pet rehoming centre near Chobam needs your help. They are caring... read more
Posted on July 21, 2013
Did you see us judging at the William Bray Dog Show in Shere the other weekend? The sunshine brought out a good crowd and lots... read more
Posted on April 01, 2013
We now have a fully operational orthopaedic and soft tissue surgery suite.
Posted on March 03, 2013
See what we got up to on our last team building day – 4 vets and 5 nurses from the practice did the NUTS Challenge on 3rd March!