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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…

Meet the Sibling Cats with 14 Extra Toes Between Them

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NOT only do cats Tiger-Lily and Lomu have nine lives, they also have 14 extra toes between them. The sibling pair, known as Polydactyls are cared for at Middlewich Veterinary Surgery, where trimming their nails takes that little bit longer. The felines had a tragic…

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…

Top Vet Warns Dog Owners to be Vigilant After Deadly Alabama Rot Confirmed in Cheshire

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A TOP vet has warned dog owners to be vigilant and not to panic after a deadly case of Alabama Rot was confirmed in Cheshire. Dr Ian Hopkins, Principal Vet for Willows Veterinary Group, cared for the dog with his team at the group’s main…

Giant Pup Max is Face of Christmas Collection Campaign

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A GIANT puppy who is struggling to find a new home because he is so big is spearheading a Christmas collection campaign run by an independent Cheshire-based veterinary group. Standing at more than five feet two inches tall on his hind legs, loveable Max, described…

Middlewich Vet Dan Named as Branch Partner for Leading Independent Group

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A MIDDLEWICH vet who once saved a snake after it was attacked by a hamster has been appointed as a new branch partner for an independent veterinary group. Dan Walters heads up the team at Middlewich Veterinary Surgery, which is part of the independently-owned Willows…

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