Useful Links 

The internet is an unrivaled source of information on everything and anything. We have discovered some interesting websites which you might find of use, in addition to the pet information we provide on our site.

General Information:

Want a great iPhone App for your pet? See 'Mucky Pup' for dogs and 'Purfect Paws' for cats!

Pet Travel to EU: Taking your pet dog, cat or ferret abroad - GOV.UK ( 

Pet Health Infromation:  This is a 'one stop shop' featuring a wealth of animal health information and advice to help owners and potential owners to make decisions about their pets' health care.

The Kennel Club: Breed specific information, finding a KC registered puppy; training classes and dog clubs; registering your litters; and registering ownership of your puppy.

Canine Health Schemes: Information regarding the Hip dysplasia, Elbow Dysplasia and SM/CM health schemes run by the British Veterinary Association and The Kennel Club.  For an estimate of our fees for each of these procedures, please contact the surgery.

International Cat Care: Top quality information from the Feline Advisory Bureau.

Worming Information: Controlling worms.

Feline Viruses: Website for infectious and contagious diseases of cats run by Glasgow University.

Rabbit Care and Welfare: Excellent information on care of rabbits.

Animal Welfare Foundation: Two excellent publications from the Animal Welfare Foundation of the BVA are 1. Taking your pets abroad, and 2. Pets and poisons.

Canine Car Sickness: This website is designed to help dog owners spot the signs of travel sickness in their pet and to help them make their dog feel more comfortable.  No dog should have to feel uncomfortable in the car and no one should have to avoid taking thier dog with them when they travel.

Vaccination Survey: Information allaying the fears that vaccination itself causes high level of illness.  Conducted by Animal Health Trust indicating the clearest evidence yet that vaccinationof dogs in this country does not increase the frequency of illness.

Canine Hydrotherapy: Hydrotherapy for your dog in Garstang.

How-to Guides: ear cleaning, pill giving and shampooing your pet, helpful hints and video to guide you!


What's New:

Please click on one of the links below to view/download the relevant leaflet.

About Canine Leishmaniosis
Our Leishmaniosis Services

About Our Health Clinics
Our Health Clinic Questionnaire


Veterinary Careers:

RCVS: This is the website of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, useful information on careers as a vet or veterinary nurse. 



Cats Protection League: 

Dog Trust: 

RSPCA: Ribbleton Branch 

Dream it Believe it Achieve it: Charity to help disabled people to be involved in sporting activities.



Dave Gilman A.M.C.B.C: Help and advice, training, destructiveness, aggression.  Also choosing the best dog or puppy for you. Telephone 07957 282730

Preston Trick Dogs: Dawn Heaton, Telephone 07766 014440

APBC:  Excellent website for Association of Pet Behaviour Councillors and for advice sheets to view or download.

APDT:  Website of dog trainers using kind, fair and effective methods.



The Blue Dog: The Blue Dog answers all you ever wanted to know about dogs: from having a dog in the family to acquiring a new dog, ensuring good health,  or recognising good dog behaviour. Also excellent resources for teachers and schools.

Educational Resources: Excellent website for teachers and others with an interest in pets which gives access to educational resources.



Small Breed Dog Rescue:

Geoff Rollinson: Website for Geoff Rollinson, a brilliant Landscape and Wildlife artist - see some of his prints in our surgery! Honest we don't get any commission!

Amethyst Child and Pet Photography:  Their work has been published in OK Magazine, Sunday Times Style plus a number of national pet magazines. Based in Chorley - Tel 01257 273361

Galloping Grannies! Community Riding Group based in East Lancs.  Provides subsidised riding lessons at Moorview Equestrian Centre, Darwen, and can provide the necessary equipment. For further info and Enrolement form Tel Anita Knagg, 01254 888285 or email [email protected]

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