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NPVG Lambing Course 2024

NPVG Lambing Course 2024

The North Tawton practice will host North Park Vet’s popular lambing day course on Tuesday 6th February 2024. This course is intended to go through the base knowledge needed for a successful lambing season and help develop practical skills for delivering lambs and keeping them healthy. The day begins at 10.30am and there will be […]

Autumn Newsletter


Hello everyone, we hope everything is going well with your various herds/flocks. We thought it wastime to touch base with you all. Worms!!! APHA are reporting massive levels of faecal egg counts being found in cases of illthrift all of ruminants. This is due to the wet weather throughout the summer. If you haven’t done […]

Small Holders Club News

Notices We have a small amount of Ovivac P available if you can not obtain Heptavac P. Please call the surgery and speak to Debbie or email if you wish to place an order. Meetings Next Smallholders Club meeting at Sampford Courtenay Village Hall. Free to SHC members, hope to see you all there! […]


What is it used for? Chronic pain like arthritis or disc prolapse Inflammatory disorders like skin disease or inflammatory bowel disease Improving wound healing Poor performance eg in sporting dogs or horses Enthusiasts recommend it for many more conditions, especially when used in conjunction with conventional medicine, eg. migraines, nausea, IBD and fertility. It is […]

Dental Disease

Dental disease affects many of our pets and is often very painful. Unfortunately, our pets are not good at telling us about problems and will continue eating despite the pain. We can help to reduce dental problems by caring for our pets teeth. In dogs and some cats, the best way is to brush their […]

Skin Disease

Skin problems can be caused by allergies, parasites, bacteria or yeasts and hormonal conditions in companion animals and is often a lifelong condition that needs to be controlled. Diagnosing the underlying problem can often take time and we aim to give you the best treatment for you and your pet. To get to the cause […]


Arthritis occurs in many older dogs, cats and rabbits etc. though they often show variable signs from lameness to reluctance to jump or sleeping more as it’s painful to move. Arthritis can also occur in relatively young animals either after accidents or due to growth problems.  Arthritis is inflammation within the joints and in the […]


There are a variety of worms that dogs can carry and they vary as to how they affect our dogs. Worming frequency will depend on your dogs lifestyle, dogs that live with young children, on farms, or those that have a high lungworm risk should be wormed regularly; whereas many other dogs will only need […]


Please have a read through the following notes; you may be surprised by some of these common causes of toxicity in pets and of what you need to keep out of reach! Drug poisonings Ibuprofen and other anti-inflammatories. This widely available medicine can cause gastric ulceration in dogs at surprisingly low doses and kidney damage […]


Lungworm live in the arteries of the lungs and heart. They are about 2 to 5cm long, so can cause obstruction in the blood vessels. They multiply by releasing the larvae, which are coughed up from the lungs, swallowed and passed out in the faeces. These larvae are then taken up by snails and slugs […]


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