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How to check if your pet’s weight is correct

Just as for us, being overweight can be a problem for our pets. In pets obesity is defined as being more than 30% above their ideal bodyweight and according to the Association of Pet Obesity Prevention, in 2018 approximately 59% of cats and 55% of dogs were overweight...

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Cockburn Vets at BSAVA Congress 2019

As veterinary nurses, we are used to early starts, even on the weekends! 5am wake ups seem a little better when you know you have an exciting day ahead of you. Alison, Maxine and I all gathered in the car for the road trip to Birmingham ICC. It had been a few years...

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The Potential Impact of Brexit on the Pet Travel Scheme

Currently dogs, cats and ferrets, which are pets, travel to Europe and back using the Pet Travel Scheme. Brexit means the rule which govern this may change. If the UK leaves the EU on the recently agreed date of 11th April 2019 WITHOUT a deal we may be treated as an...

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Dog’s Saving Lives One Blood Donation at a Time!

It is a scenario we dread as dog owners, that our beloved pet is the victim of a traumatic accident or complex medical disease. But did you know that when your pet needs it most, there are other dogs helping to save their lives? The Pet Blood bank was established in...

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Why choose Cockburn Vet to look after your pet?

Providing veterinary services to the Coalville, Ashby, Shepshed, Ibstock, Market Bosworth and Markfield areas, our in-house 24/7 service is manned by our own vets and nurses who still do ‘on call’. This means that, if your pet needs help from a vet outside our normal...

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Please note that we are closed on bank holidays but have our normal emergency service provision.

100 London Road, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 3JD