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12 October 2017

    With gloves at the ready and sparklers in hand, firework season is almost upon us. Fireworks are no longer just for 5th November and often last for the entire month and then start again on New Year’s Eve. Although often pretty to look at, the large amount of ...

05 October 2017

Boas is an acronym that refers to Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome. Brachycephalic means “short-headed”, and refers to dog breeds such as Bulldogs, French Bulldogs, Boston terriers, Boxers, Pugs, Shi Tzu and Pekingese. The most distinctive feature of these animals are their short muzzles and particularly their disproportionately short upper jaw. ...

15 July 2017

As the weather begins to warm up, summer is a great time for holidays, kid’s parties and lots and lots of ice cream! However as the temperature rises so do the potential hazards for your pet. Below are the top 5 things that you should be aware of as a ...

03 May 2017

Did you know that rabbits are now the third most popular pet in the Uk after dogs and cats? Unfortunately, they are also the most neglected. Rabbits make wonderful pets but they are not for the fainthearted! Rabbits are mini horses in terms of their large personalities and their very ...

17 March 2017

Isnt it always the way that pets seem to get sick in the middle of the night? Not sure what to do? Need a vet? The Wylie Veterinary Centre Ltd are very pleased to announce we are now seeing emergencies at our Upminster hospital 24 hours a day. We have ...

20 February 2017

At Wylies we believe in having a holistic, integrated approach to dealing with our patients. By this we mean, not seeing illness or disease as something that occurs and is treated in isolation, but rather that we should have an approach that sees the animal as a whole who exists ...

14 January 2017

Dental disease is one of the most common conditions that we see. It can affect both dogs and cats of almost any age, although most pets seen with this condition are usually over the age of three. Dogs and cats get their adult teeth at around six months of age ...

10 December 2016

With the Christmas season just around the corner, it’s an unusual time for many of our beloved pets. With lots of people around, an abundance of food and drink, rustling wrapping paper and the squeals of excited children. There are several Christmas dangers that pet owners need to know before spending ...