News

Latest news from our practice updated regularly helping to keep you informed.


Annual family dog show

Come and join us at Simmons Park on Sunday 25th June for our annual family dog show in support of Dartmoor View Dog Rescue. Judging to commence at 1pm and entries on the field are £1 per class, our judge … Continued


Glowing report from RCVS inspection

The team is very proud to announce that the practice has recently received a glowing report following a visit from a Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Inspector for accreditation to the Practice Standards Scheme. He described Okeford as a “lovely … Continued


Neutering special offer

Did you know that neutering your pet can give them a happier, healthier life? It’s that time of year when Spring fever is in the air. This also means our cats, dogs and rabbits go into mating mode. Neutering your … Continued


Client evening

Come along to an evening with presentations from the team to inform you of recent activities in the practice, including talks on keyhole surgery, dermatology, cardiology, nurse clinic and basic first aid. Speakers include: Philip Davies BVSc MRCVS – Laparoscopy/surgery … Continued


Free weight checks for your pets

At Okeford Veterinary Centre, our goal is to help you keep your pets happy and healthy. This is why we’re offering your pet a FREE weight check between 9thJanuary to 31st March. The dangers of obesity The two main causes of obesity … Continued


Braveheart – December 2016

Zebedee is a remarkable 11 year old Boxer dog. He has always been seen on a regular basis at the practice for various ailments and hence he is well known and well loved. During a routine vaccination it was observed … Continued


Braveheart – November 2016

Buster is a three year old loving Springer Spaniel, who in November developed a swelling over his eye which had burst out. He is an adventurous dog who enjoys rummaging through brambles, it was thought that a bramble was the … Continued


Braveheart – October 2016

Bo is a very special 12 year old Labrador with a larger than life personality who is well known at the practice for his allergic skin disease. In August Bo was brought to the practice with a “honking” cough, when … Continued


How to prepare for the firework season

It is estimated that approximately 45% of dogs become stressed and fearful while fireworks are going off, yet many owners are unaware of how to help their dogs with firework fears and the precautions that can be taken to help … Continued


Braveheart – September 2016

Pickles is a fun loving and exuberant 11 month old collie cross. Pickles has always suffered from a weakness in her hind-limbs giving her a very odd gait when she walked. Upon physical examination vet Philip Davies felt that Pickles … Continued