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Ruby, the dog that swallowed a size 11 sock

Laundry-Loving Pup Ruby Swallows Sock

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A laundry-loving pup who swallowed a size 11 men’s sock had a lucky escape after a vet managed to remove it – by pulling it out the other end. Ruby, the five-month-old Welsh Springer Spaniel was violently sick after eating the garment, unbeknownst to her…

Courageous Cat Shadow Battles Back Home with Severe Injuries

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A COURAGEOUS cat is adapting to life on three legs after miraculously avoiding certain death and surviving severe injuries inflicted after he was thought to have been hit by a car.   Although two-year-old Shadow somehow escaped without any broken bones, his wounds were so…

Acorn Vets in West kirby starring in Rory's Vet Tales

West Kirby Vet on Camera for Children’s Television

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A WEST Kirby vet has been filmed for a children’s television programme which follows a little Moreton schoolgirl and her cat called Frank. Veterinary surgeon Dylan Payne of Acorn Veterinary Centre in Acacia Grove made sure Grace Wharton’s beloved cat Frank had a thorough check…

Staff at Acorn stand outside their state of the art premises

Tiny Will Be Guest Of Honour At Vet Surgery Open Day

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A LITTLE dog who was found dumped in a plastic bag, covered in petrol and left for dead, will be the canine guest of honour at an open day for a veterinary surgery whose staff saved her life. Little Tiny’s torturous ordeal captured the hearts…

Liffey The Puppy Scoffs Bottle Top With Picture Of A Dog On It

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A PUPPY who scoffed a bottle top with a picture of a dog on it had a lucky escape after a vet managed to remove it without operating. Ian Hopkins, who works at Oakwood Veterinary Referrals in Hartford used an endoscope fitted with a basket…

Bulldog who lost both eyes

Tiggi Shows Bulldog Spirit To Battle Back After Losing Both Her Eyes

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A brave dog has shown real “bulldog spirit” and battled back after losing both her eyes. Tiggi, the rescue American bulldog, fell victim to a genetic condition which caused her tear glands to die but thanks to her loving owners and the expert help of…

Puppy who's helping an autistic girl

Vet Nurse Training Her Puppy To Support Autistic Daughter

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A VETERINARY nurse is training her puppy to support her 11-year-old daughter who has just been diagnosed with autism. Katie Hartnoll, who works at Abbeycroft Veterinary Surgery in Northwich, is hoping Parson Russell Terrier, Rodney will be a good companion to her eldest daughter, Cerys…

Lester, the face of Alsager Dog Show

Alsager Vet Surgery To Host Dog Show To Help Dogs Like ‘Shutdown’ Lester

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AN ALSAGER vet surgery is hosting a dog show to raise money for a charity which has spent four years helping a lurcher recover from abuse which caused him to ‘shutdown’.   Lester the lurcher arrived at canine rehabilitation charity Greyhound Gap back in 2014…

Sasha who ate 22 max strength painkillers

Dog Cheats Death After Swallowing 22 Max Strength Painkillers

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THE owner of a dog that cheated death after swallowing 22 maximum strength painkillers has thanked the veterinary team which helped her pull through. Sasha the blue merle border collie almost died of a lethal overdose, but has astounded vets at Beech House Veterinary Centre…

Staffy with rare brain condition

Staffy Puppy With Rare Brain Condition Has New Lease Of Life Thanks To Caring Owners And Denton Vet Team

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A COUPLE have gone to extreme lengths to give their Staffie puppy the best life after it was diagnosed with a rare brain condition. Jodie and Mark Sutton ripped up their laminate flooring and put carpet down, re-laid new turf in their garden, have built…

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