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Catch up with the latest news and stories from the Willows Vet Group.

Alfie’s Canine Acupuncture is on Point

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A “DEPRESSED” dog suffering with stiff joints and severe back pain has come on leaps and bounds thanks to animal acupuncture. Alfie the Labradoodle used to “walk like Bambi” before he started the alternative treatment at The Firs Veterinary Surgery in Kelsall, part of Willows…

Vet Secures Cash Boost for Dog Charity Helping Golden Oldie Horlicks

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AN ELDERLY rescue dog who has found a forever retirement home has visited a vet who has secured a cash boost for the charity which has been looking after him. Horlicks, a 13-and-a-half-year-old lemon and white Sprocker, which is a cross between a cocker and…

Woman And Her Dog On The Mend After Being Struck With Deadly Heart Conditions Within Weeks Of Each Other

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A WOMAN and her dog are helping each other on the road to recovery after both being struck with potentially fatal heart conditions within a month of each other. Now, Pamela Yeulett from Runcorn has thanked staff at The Laurels Veterinary Surgery for saving the…

Retired Cheshire Vet Publishes Memoirs

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A RETIRED vet who was a pioneer of pet medicine in Cheshire and once encountered glamorous Coronation Street legend Pat Phoenix in her silk nightgown has published his memoirs. Derek Carter, 80, is one of the main founders of the Northwich-based Willows Veterinary Group. His…

Crafty Canine’s Lucky Escape After Swallowing Needle and Thread

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A CRAFTY canine had a lucky escape after swallowing a needle and thread. Staff at Beech House Veterinary Surgery in Warrington were stunned when ‘mischevious’ pup, Bow escaped unscathed after the sewing instrument passed seamlessly through her system – and was pulled out safely the…

Dog Left In Sticky Situation After Biting Off More Than He Could Chew

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A Jack Russell was left in a sticky situation after chewing on junk mail and ending up with his mouth glued shut. Poor little pooch, Ottis, was rushed to Beech House Veterinary Centre in Warrington by owner Donna Fisher after chomping on a glossy leaflet…

Vet Charity Cash Boost for Scheme Helping Diabetic Cat Tilly

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A DIABETIC cat which benefits from a scheme supporting moggies in their old age has visited a Lymm vet who has secured a charity cash boost for the programme. Tilly, a part Bengal tabby cat was originally taken in by the Warrington-based charity Cat Homing…

Terrier Toby Sparks Unlikely Rescue Mission

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A DOG who sparked an unlikely rescue mission involving a team of vets and a binman had a lucky escape when he became impaled on a barbed wire fence.   Plucky Parson Russell Terrier Toby has since made a full recovery following his traumatic ordeal,…

Plucky Patch Cheats Death Thanks to Wirral Vet Finding Rare Tumour

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A PLUCKY pooch called Patch has cheated death thanks to a Wirral vet who discovered he had a rare tumour. The seven-year-old black Shih Tzu was showing no signs of being unwell but unbeknown to owner Cheryl Dolan, from Seacombe, he was a ticking time…

Dog Makes Miraculous Recovery After Having Neck Run Over by Land Rover

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A dog who had his neck run over by a Land Rover and lived to tell the tale has wowed vets with his “phenomenal” recovery. Rio – now nicknamed the ‘wonder dog’ – miraculously survived with only a cracked rib and a swollen eye after…

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