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The Clinic’s New Year resolution this year was to write a new blog every week.

Oops!

December and January have been immensely busy here at the clinic, with many unusual and interesting animals turning up on our doorstep. The vets and nurses have all been working long hours and extra fast to keep up.

At a recent visit, ‘Shaz’ reminded us all just how blissfully happy it would be to be a puppy!

All the excitement of her first vaccinations, and it was time for a wee sleepy.

Unfortunately (or fortunately?) Shaz fell into her very deep slumper upon our reception counter desk.

Needless to say, it halted our work a little as we all just had to gather around and smile!

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The first Cesarian at ATV.

We had our first puppies born at the clinic on the 23rd September. Six beautiful Boxer puppies with big round noses and wriggly bottoms! The mother ‘Poppy’ went into labour at 1.30 in the morning, but unfortunately – after many hours of panting and only a few contractions, nothing had happened. We rushed Poppy into an emergency cesarean surgery and all hands were on deck as nurses, vets and family all helped. We are very pleased to announce that all six pups and their mother recovered from the surgery very well and within half an hour of the final suture going in, they were suckling happily and all snuggled up in the kennel.

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