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World Heart Day 29th September 2020

We celebrate World Heart Day today on 29 September 2020. This is the world’s biggest awareness-raising platform for cardiovascular disease (CVD) which is accountable for nearly half of all...

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Introducing a new pet into the household

Getting a new pet is an exciting experience, and naturally, you are keen to get them back home to begin life as part of the family. However, for your new pet this can be a very stressful occasion,...

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How to teach your dog to walk with a lead

Training a dog to walk on a lead comfortably and safely is one of the most critical skills that you will teach your dog as a responsible pet owner. Before you start, make sure you have the right...

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Preparing your pets for firework season

Fireworks are used throughout the year to mark significant seasonal celebrations including Bonfire Night, Halloween, New Year's Eve and Diwali. Whilst they are enjoyable for humans to watch, pets can...

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Senior pets focus

As we age, we begin to experience certain health conditions that are linked to getting older. The same is true for our pets; the only difference being that they are unable to tell us if they are not...

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Basic first aid for pets

Whenever your pet becomes ill or injured, it is always a stressful situation for both you and your companion. That is why we wanted to provide you with some guidance on how you can act, and what you...

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Heat awareness for animals in hutches

Even though the height of summer is over, we have been known to have some very warm days in September! We all enjoy getting out in the sunshine (when it arrives!), however the same is not always true...

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Taking your cat to the vets

A visit to the vet can be stressful for cats, and therefore stressful for you too! You will need a sturdy cat carrier to get your cat from your home to the vet practice. Make sure it has strong...

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Pet travel to Europe from 1 January 2021

If you’re planning on taking your pet to an EU Country after 1 January 2021, there’s some important information you need to know. Before your dog, cat or ferret can travel for the first time after...

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Taking your dog out in public

The daily walk forms an important part of our dog’s routine; a chance for them to stretch their legs (and ours!). As it’s something we do every day, we may not always be aware of some of the rules...

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Camping with your dog

Have your holiday plans this summer taken on a different look and feel? Are you swapping sunbeds and sand for…well, a field? Camping and caravanning is the holiday trend for summer 2020. Many...

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Grass seed dangers to cats and dogs

Grass seeds are a common problem during the spring and summer months. While your pet explores the outdoors, grass seed can easily brush off the tops of long grass stems onto their bodies. The seeds...

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COVID-19 update - 30th June

Updated guidance from 30th June 2020 We can now offer a full range of services for our patients, while still adhering to COVID-19 social distancing rules.  As a Practice, we have been preparing for...

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Adopt a pet – save a life

If recent months meant you put your new pet plans on hold, you may now be starting to put the wheels in motion to extend your family and welcome a new member. Many people Google reputable breeders or...

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The importance of microchipping your pet

Keeping our pets safe is important to all of us as pet owners. They trust us with their care and protection and, as well as feeding, exercising and cuddling them, that includes identifying them so...

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Caring for your cat - An owner’s guide

Many of us are spending more time at home than we normally would, and you may be wondering if and how this may affect your feline friends. Below we have put together some useful hints and tips to...

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Keeping your dog safe during car travel

It’s hard not to smile when you see a dog with its head out of the window in a travelling car. They look so happy and carefree! But travelling with an unrestrained dog could be a real risk – to them,...

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Diabetes Week - 8 to 14 June 2020

Know the facts, reduce the risk Spotting the signs of diabetes in your pets is crucial as just like us, our pets can suffer from the complex disease, but it isn’t always easily identifiable. During...

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75th VE Day - Animals in War

On this VE Day, it will be 75 years since the guns fell silent at the end of the war in EuropeThe 75th anniversary will provide us with an opportunity to reflect on the bravery and sacrifice of...

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Protect your pet from the sun

As we head into the summer months and temperatures start rising, it’s important to remember that your pets are most vulnerable at this time to many injuries and illnesses which are brought on by hot...

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Puppy Development during COVID-19

Are you wondering how to safely socialise your new puppy during the coronavirus lockdown? We’ve put together a few tips for all new puppy parents. As we all do our best to stay safe and comply with...

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Alder Vets COVID-19 (coronavirus) update

At Alder Vets the health, safety and wellbeing of our patients, our staff and our community is our number-one priority.We remain committed to delivering exceptional care to your pet, while doing our...

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Pet first aid event

**This event is now sold out** Alder Vets are delighted to announce that we will be holding a pet first aid event in aid of CRY - Cardiac Risk in the Young. Learn about how to deal with common...

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Car Park Maintenance

Our car park and access road are being repaired tomorrow. There will be no access to the car park from Thursday evening (15th) until 22nd August. Please park respectfully in the adjacent roads and if...

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Phones

Our phones are currently down please email info@aldervets.co.uk and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Apologies for the inconvenience.

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Laparoscopic (Keyhole) Spay

Laparoscopic bitch spaysWe are proud to announce that we are now able to offer laparoscopic bitch spays at our sister practice Crofts Vets in Haslemere "Keyhole" or laparoscopy has been widely used...

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Easter opening times

We are open over the Easter weekend for routine appointments and emergencies. Please see the opening times page for more details.

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Alders Pet Health Plans

Budget monthly for your pet’s health and save money at the same time.Alders Pet Health Plan provides you with the support you need to help your pet stay healthy.Regular visits mean we have the...

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G-paws now in stock!

G-PAWS is a lightweight, robust and weatherproof GPS recorder light enough (12g) to be worn by cats, dogs, and even ferrets. Using an ultra-sensitive multi channel GPS receiver pet owners can now...

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Bank Holiday Opening Hours

We are now open spring and summer bank holidays (as well as Sundays all year round)!Alder Vets are the only veterinary practice in the area to open for routine treatments by appointment on bank...

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Worming Offer Buy 3 Get 1 Free!

You may not be able to see them, but the eggs or larvae of intestinal worms could be in your garden. Intestinal worms can cause serious damage to the health of your pet and your family. That's why...

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The Importance of Annual Health Checks

The importance of annual health checksEven if you keep a close eye on your pet’s health, an annual visit to the vet for a thorough check up means extra peace of mind. Apart from helping identify any...

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Puppy Farming

Unrepeatable breeders are out thereDon't fall victim to the unrepeatable breeders - they are out there.Sadly, there has been a significant rise in the number of farmed puppies presenting at the...

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Our team building day

See what we got up to on our last team building day – 4 vets and 5 nurses from the practice did the NUTS Challenge on 3rd March!

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  • Alder Veterinary Practice
  • 137 Worplesdon Road
  • Guildford
  • Surrey
  • GU2 9XA
  • Telephone: 01483 536036