Meath Vets

Did you know that as of the 31st of March 2016 it will be compulsory for all dogs in to be Microchipped?

Did you know that as of the 31st of March 2016 it will be compulsory for all dogs in to be Microchipped?

As a dog owner there are a few things you need to know about the new legislation. 

1. Your dog MUST be microchipped and register on a government approved database such as by 31st March 2016

2. You must have a certificate from a government approved database to prove your dog is microchipped and registered on that database. 

Valentine’s Day

Valentines day can be as much fun for pets as it is for humans if dangerous Foods and Flora and other items are kept out of paws’ reach.


Here are a few things to watch out for on Valentines day:


1. Pet-Safe Bouquets
Many pet owners are still unaware that all lillies are potentially fatal to cats.

Five top tips why you should neuter your pet

 Did you know Neutered Cats will live 3 – 5 years longer than Non – Neutered Cats?


Neutering is the kindest most repsonible choice for your pet.


Here are 5 Top Reasons why to neuter your pet:


This Prevents any unwanted kittens or puppies, did you know thousands of unwanted puppies and kittens are put to sleep every year?

It reduces the risk of serious illnesses such as Womb infections, Mammary cancers, Testicular cancersand some prostate problems.


This Time of year is miserable for those pets who don't like loud bangs or the sound of squealing Fireworks.
Why not try our top ten tips to reduce the stress of the Halloween season.

1. Try and prepare your pet BEFORE the event, use desensitization technique by using cds or sounds which replicate fireworks, this will help them stay calm for the event.

2. Create your Pets "safe place" under a table in the main Family room, This way the pet has somewhere to go with plenty of comfy blankets, toys and even hide some treats to keep them busy.

Dog Grooming in Dunboyne

You can now get your pet groomed in Dunboyne Veterinary Hospital. This involves a hair-cut, wash and blow dry, nail clip, ears cleaned, anal glands cleaned, and a basic Veterinary health check with our Vets, Sara & Charles. We also offer discounts on treatments from the Vet. To book, you can phone Dunboyne Veterinary Hospital on (01) 8251125.