In the last 6 months we have spent almost £2,000 in vets bills for various health problems some of our patients have faced. This means that it's more important than ever to spread the word about The Trusty Paws Clinic and to raise money for our 'Vet Kitty'.
We have a dedicated team of Fundraising Managers in Glasgow and London. Here's what they've been up to recently.
Every year, Glasgow Vet School hold an Annual Rodeo in the vet school grounds. This is a fantastic event where the public come to enjoy all things to do with animals and pets. There are charity stalls,...
Tara is a 12 year old Staffordshire Bull Terrier. When she first came to our clinics in 2015 she was, erm, fat. Very fat! Weighing in at 22kg she was a whopping 4kg over her ideal weight.
Obesity in dogs and cats is becoming a big problem with a large majority of pets coming through the doors of a vet practice being overweight. Just like in humans, obesity presents some major health problems for our pets like diabetes and joint problems. It's very easy to feed your pets treats without knowing just how fattening they are.
Many of our amazing supporters will know cute little Bruno. He's a 9 year old Staffordshire Bull Terrier who lives with his mum, another staffie called Tara, and his dad in temporary housing.
This little family are regulars to our clinic and really demonstrate how powerful the human-animal bond is. Their dad is devoted to his dogs and has been fantastic at caring for them during their problems (of which there have been a few).
Little Bruno (brown), was diagnosed with Cushing's Syndrome in January 2016. This is a life long condition where there is too much steroid in...
Both our clinics are slowly becoming more and more busy with clients bringing along their furry companions for their preventative health care.
This month our Glasgow clinic saw a record of 10 dogs come through its doors, all looking for vaccinations, microchipping or a check up. We now have quite a few regulars that we have got to know really well and it's lovely to see them and their owners.
Tara and Bruno, the two lovable staffies, came in to get a check up. Tara always bursts through the door with enthusiasm and insists that every person gets a big wet staffie kis...