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Receptionist to run this years London Marathon!

Receptionist to run this years London Marathon!

One of our receptionists Anna Holden, has decided to take on the challenge of running this years London Marathon to raise money for The Sussex Snowdrop Trust, a charity close to her heart. Anna say’s on her JustGiving page, “I am honoured to be running the London Marathon this year in memory of my very good friends' son Joshua Court who lost his little life to cancer in 2002 at only 18 months old. Helen... read more »

The kitten who went through the washing machine!

The kitten who went through the washing machine!

This is 4 week old Arla and she recently had a rather terrifying experience! She was accidentally scooped up in a pile of washing and went through a 15 minute cycle in the washing machine. When her owners realised what had happened, she was barely conscious, but by the time she got to us, she was mewing and was starting to move around. Upon examination, Arla was not able to stand. She was moving all her legs,... read more »

Bagheera and Baloo

Bagheera and Baloo

On 17th September, a member of the public witnessed 2 young kittens being thrown from a window of a moving car on Regents Way in Bognor. He was able to note down a partial number plate and colour of the car, but his main concern was to make sure the kittens were ok. Fortunately, he was able to catch one of them and brought him into us, but the other kitten, clearly scared, had already... read more »

Very Sad News

Very Sad News

It is with great sadness that we must pass on the news that one of our longest serving receptionists, Daphne ‘Daffers’ Lambert has passed away after a short battle with cancer. To add to this terrible news, just a few days later, we have had the equally devastating news that her husband and soulmate, Nigel, had suddenly been taken ill and tragically passed away. Although Nigel wasn't officially a staff member, he was most certainly an... read more »

The AlphaPet Charity Animal Fun Day and Dog Show 2015

The AlphaPet Charity Animal Fun Day and Dog Show 2015

This year it will be taking place on Sunday 2nd August on the Queens Field next to our West Meads surgery in Bognor. As usual it will be a great fun day out for all the family. Each year we choose 2 very worthy charities that will benefit from the day and this year all our proceeds will be split between Canine Partners and Many Tears Animal Rescue. Canine Partners provide specially trained dogs to... read more »

AlphaPet News Summer 2015

AlphaPet News Summer 2015

      We've just published the latest edition of our newsletter, AlphaPet News! Click here to read the online version or click here to download a PDF copy to read at your leisure. We hope you enjoy it, but we always welcome comments and suggestions, so please email us at info@alphapet.co.uk   read more »

A 'Tail' of Four Tortoises!

A 'Tail' of Four Tortoises!

On Sunday 7th June, some children playing in a play park near the Pagham Road found a tortoise. Since this was unusual and not something you find in the wild here in the UK, it was brought into us, here at AlphaPet Veterinary Clinic in West Meads. The Tortoise was quite muddy, so likely that it had recently come out of hibernation now the warmer weather has arrived. We scanned for a... read more »

Little Miracles!

Little Miracles!

Here are two stories with happy endings that proves why it is so important and a very worthwhile investment in getting your pet microchipped. Nessa Nessa went missing from her home in Lavant, Chichester on 2nd January. Her worried owner immediately began the search to find her and put up posters, leafleted houses, searched the internet, put her on Facebook and contacted all the local vets and rescues. After 6 weeks of searching, her owner was losing all... read more »

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