News

Latest news from our practice updated regularly helping to keep you informed.


Is your dog summer ready?

It’s the best time of year to be out and about, enjoying all that the season has to offer. Here are our top tips to ensure your furry companion stays safe and happy this summer: Is your dog protected from … Continued


Neutering special offer

Did you know that neutering your pet can give them a happier, healthier life? It’s that time of year when Spring fever is in the air. This also means our cats, dogs and rabbits go into mating mode. Neutering your … Continued


Poisoning – three lucky escapes

Ingestion of poisons is more common than we would like to see, but three severe cases in three days were enough to test our skills and knowledge. More commonly we see ingestion of potentially harmful substances (chocolate being the most … Continued


Raw nutrition in animals

Raw diets for dogs and cats are becoming increasingly popular and there is a lot of confusing information available online and elsewhere. Many owners believe that this type of diet is healthier than commercial foods available for small animals. Currently … Continued


Free weight checks for your pets

At Farthings Veterinary Group, our goal is to help you keep your pets happy and healthy. This is why we’re offering your pet a FREE weight check between 9thJanuary to 31st March. The dangers of obesity The two main causes of obesity … Continued


Firework fears and how to combat them

This time of year can be extremely stressful for pets and we often get clients asking about ways to reduce firework phobia. Here is a summary of some products available at Farthings to help get you and your animals through … Continued


Vets get colourful for charity

A team from Farthings Vets in Horsham has raised over £500 for Medical Detection Dogs by completing the 5km Brighton Colour Run, which took place on Saturday 17 September. Having started the run in pristine white, the team, consisting of … Continued


May is veterinary nursing awareness month

Did you know that here at Farthings we have nine qualified registered veterinary nurses (RVN), five student veterinary nurses (SVN), an experienced nurse and a kennel assistant. Our RVNs wear full green uniform and our SVNs wear striped green tunics. … Continued


Lungworm – is your dog protected?

Angiostrongylus vasorum (commonly referred to as lungworm) is a parasite which lives in the blood vessels of a dog’s lung and causes local damage as well as further problems such as poor blood clotting and neurological signs. It is a … Continued