Celebrating World Book Day 2024 with Shires Veterinary Practice

Happy World Book Day to our wonderful clients at Shires Veterinary Practice. Join us as we celebrate our favourite fictional pets. In this article we also explore how we can all take the lessons that we learn from our beloved fictional pets into our everyday lives. Whether…

The importance of pet insurance in Stafford

We believe that pet insurance in Stafford is an important part of responsible pet ownership. Owning a pet is hugely rewarding, but it can also be expensive if they are to suffer an illness or injury. Having a good pet insurance policy allows you to concentrate on…

Accessing our services

  Here at Shires Vets, we are committed to providing the best quality healthcare for your pet. If you are not registered to our Pet Health for Life preventative healthcare plan, do check our website to find out how you can save money and relax, knowing your pet’s treatments…

What to consider before getting a new pet

Essential research There are many things to consider before you commit to a new pet and research is one of the best ways to prepare yourself. If you already have pets, then understanding how introducing a new pet could impact or affect your current animals is one…

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Important Information

Over the last year, we have seen our costs increase significantly and we have absorbed the majority of these additional costs to try and support our customers during difficult times. However, with costs continuing to escalate, our prices need to increase to offset at least some of…

Pet antibiotic awareness – how do we protect our future?

What does antibiotic resistance mean? Antibiotics can be effective at treating bacterial infections. However, over time bacteria can evolve to become resistant to some antibiotics, making them less effective. The more we use antibiotics then the more quickly bacteria may adapt. It’s difficult to develop new antibiotics…

Alabama Rot Awareness

Alabama Rot, also known as Cutaneous and Renal Glomerular Vasculopathy (CRGV), is a rare but serious and potentially life-threatening disease that affects dogs. While it’s relatively rare, it’s crucial for dog owners to be aware of this condition, understand what it is, and learn how to protect…

Are conkers poisonous to dogs?

Navigating autumn’s hidden hazards: Can dogs eat conkers? As the vibrant autumn leaves begin to fall, our canine companions eagerly join us in exploring the wonders of autumn. Amidst this picturesque backdrop, one common autumn sight is the iconic conker – the intriguing, shiny chestnut-like seed from…

7 behaviours to look out for in a new puppy

Bringing a new puppy into your home can be an exciting and rewarding experience, but it’s important to be prepared for the behaviours that may come with it. Here are 7 behaviours to look out for in a new puppy, to get you better prepared for your…