April 20, 2018

Cockburn Veterinary Group is delighted to be awarded the internationally-recognised Gold Level Cat Friendly Clinic status. The CFC programme has been developed by the International Society of Feline Medicine, the veterinary division of the leading feline charity International Cat Care, and accreditation has been made available in partnership with Ceva, Royal Canin, Boehringer Ingelheim, Idexx, Elanco and Zoetis. It […]

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Alabama Rot

March 27, 2018

Alabama Rot or Cutaneous and Renal Glomerular Vasculopathy (CRGV) is a disease caused by tiny blood clots in the blood vessels to the skin and the kidneys leading to damage to these organs. Whilst this causes ulcers in the skin sadly in the kidneys it can lead to severe damage and kidney failure. As the […]

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Practice Nominated for Pet Plan Awards

March 8, 2018

Cockburn Veterinary Group is thrilled to have been nominated, by our clients, for a second time for the Pet Plan ‘Practice of the Year’ Awards. The award is aimed at finding exemplar members of the veterinary profession who have gone above and beyond for you and your pets. As well as the practice being nominated […]

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Diane is awarded a Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice

October 23, 2016

Congratulations to Diane, who following two years of study through the University of Liverpool’s Veterinary Postgraduate Unit, has recently been awarded a Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice (CertAVP) by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. Never one to rest on her laurels, Diane has decided to continue her studies and hopes to complete a Postgraduate […]

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Rabbit Awareness Week – 18th to the 26th June 2016

June 20, 2016

Rabbits make wonderful family pets, but did you know that ……. Their diet should consist of 80% grass and hay, 15% greens and 5% rabbit pellets. Poor diet can contribute to teeth problems, becoming overweight and gut issues, Exercise is important for your rabbit as it allows them to stay fit and healthy Rabbits love […]

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February 8, 2016

Refurbishment of our reception area is due to start on 09th February 2016. Between the 9th and 18th February we will be closing each weekday evening at 6.30 pm to allow the work to happen in the evenings. We apologise in advance for any inconvenience that either this or the work itself may cause.

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Practice Nominated for Pet Plan Awards 2016

January 7, 2016

Cockburn Veterinary Group has been nominated for the prestigious Pet Plan Awards for the second consecutive year. Following on from last year when Head Vet Diane Storer was nominated for a second time in the ‘Vet of the Year’ category, the whole team has now been nominated for the ‘Practice of the Year 2016’. We […]

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Laparoscopic (keyhole) spays

April 10, 2015

At Cockburn Veterinary Group we know that you want the best for your pet. That’s why we are proud to introduce the minimally invasive surgery for neutering female dogs, the laparoscopic (keyhole) spay. Although bitch spays are deemed ‘routine’ surgery they are in fact invasive abdominal surgery. Keyhole surgery has been used in human medicine […]

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Special Offers

April 24, 2014

We’re participating in the DogsTrust ‘Chip my dog campaign’ so free microchipping is available for all dogs. Please contact us for more details. IS YOUR PET DUE FOR WORMING – We’d like to tell you more about our current offer on worming tablets so just give us a ring to find out more!

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Fireworks advice

September 23, 2013

Did someone mention fireworks? It’s approaching that time of year that most cats and dogs dread. Here is some advice on how to help your pets during this time of year, how to keep and calm and safe. How can I prepare my pet? * Many cats and dogs try to hide once they start […]

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