Spring has Sprung

Spring has sprung and just like us finally getting out and about, pets get curious this time of year, which can mean an increase in the number of emergencies we see at Penrose Vets. Springtime may bring many hazards for your pets, so be aware. – Spring cleaning If you...

Vomiting outbreak in dogs

We are seeing cases of vomiting dogs daily, and we want clients to be aware that if their dog is vomiting and dull then it should be seen by us as there has been a nationwide outbreak of more cases of vomitting in dogs than normal. Most cases are fine if they receive...

Happy Retirement to Stephen

On Saturday night, with mixed emotions, we said happy retirement to Stephen. Our founder, and our friend, he put the Penrose into Penrose Veterinary Group, he is metaphorical cement that holds our practice together (and to whom I hold 99% responsible for my obsession...

Festive season tips for your pets

Please read the following tips for keeping your pets out of danger during the festive season this year   Firstly, please make sure your pets AVOID the following holiday food items Alcoholic beverages Chocolate (dark or cocoa powder in small quantities,...

Antifreeze awareness

Antifreeze is used regularly throughout the colder months and can be deadly when ingested. Symptoms of antifreeze poisoning in cats are: * Wobbling, unable to stand, appears ‘drunk’ * Nausea and vomiting * Increased urination and increased thirst If your...

Remember remember the 5th of November

This time of the year can be a scary time for your pets. Statistics show that over half of pets suffer stress or fear as a result of fireworks. It is important to prepare early and help your pets reduce the stressful effects of the strange sights and sounds of...