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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... 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... 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.... 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... read more »

June is National Microchipping Month

June is National Microchipping Month

It's a sad fact of life that pets escape or are stolen and unfortunately, we can never be certain of their safe return. One thing we can do to help towards them coming home again is to have them microchipped. In April 2016, it will... read more »

A very lucky cat called Domino!

A very lucky cat called Domino!

We'd like you to meet Domino. He recently had a very traumatic experience when he got himself stuck inside a cavity wall! Fortunately for Domino, someone heard his cries for help and after several stressful hours of destruction, they managed to get him out. read more »

Veterinary Nurse Awareness Month

Veterinary Nurse Awareness Month

May is Veterinary Nurse Awareness Month. The BVNA (British Veterinary Nursing Association) aim to create awareness of the veterinary nursing profession and the provision of responsible pet care. The RCVS (Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons) have launched a short... read more »

Rabbit Awareness Week

Rabbit Awareness Week

Hop along to AlphaPet Veterinary Clinic for our free ‘Rabbit Awareness Week’ health checks from Monday 11th to Friday 22nd May 2015. We are running it for 2 weeks, so that you have longer to take full advantage of what we are offering! Veterinary nurses will... read more »

RVNs - We Want You!

RVNs - We Want You!

RVNs - We Want You! Are you a Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) or do you know someone who is? If so, we are looking to add an RVN to our existing team. Check out our fun video (turn the sound up!) to give you a flavour of what working as part of the... read more »

National Pet Month Photo Competition

National Pet Month Photo Competition

As part of National Pet Month, we have decided to run a photo competition. We would like you to come up with a unique photo, illustrating one of the Top 10 Tips for Responsible Pet Ownership. The photo can be of just yourself, or yourself... read more »

AlphaPet Fun Day and Dog Show

AlphaPet Fun Day and Dog Show

            AlphaPet Fun Day and Dog Show The 2014 Fun Day and Dog show was another great success. An estimated 2500 people attended with their pets and once again the weather was overall quite kind to us. Despite a brief downpour trying to put a dampener on the day midway through,... read more »

A Disney Spectacular!

A Disney Spectacular!

AlphaPet were very proud to sponsor a one of a kind event in our continuing support of little Molly Roots. On Saturday 22nd November, Davison Worthing Youth Concert Band put on a Disney Spectacular! The concert ran for an hour between 6-7pm at Worthing Salvation Army Hall in Crescent Road, Worthing,... read more »

AlphaPet Children's Christmas Card Competition 2014

AlphaPet Children's Christmas Card Competition 2014

  This year, for Christmas 2014, AlphaPet ran a Children's Christmas Card Competition. The hand drawn design had 3 criteria to fulfil. To have a Christmas theme, be animal related and a reference to AlphaPet. There was no age restriction, so the entries were judged according to age. The winning design has... read more »

Adders - What you need to know

Adders - What you need to know

Now is the time of year when you might see Adders as you are out and about walking your dog. Here are a few facts and some advice on what to look for and what to do if your dog is bitten. read more »

National Pet Month

National Pet Month

AlphaPet Veterinary Clinic is marking National Pet Month with some exclusive celebratory events for all local pet owners. Richard Edwards, Practice Principle, has already given a talk to the children of Walberton & Binsted Church of England Primary School and... read more »

Stokesy's Story

Stokesy's Story

Stokesy was found by one of our Kingley clients in early January, in a ditch near West Stoke, which later lead to his name! He was lame, dehydrated, had some cuts and grazes, and was... read more »

Why AlphaPet choose Vetsure

Why AlphaPet choose Vetsure

Here at AlphaPet we believe that having good quality pet insurance in place for your pet is important. We never want cost to be an issue should your pet require treatment, but there is also... read more »

Please don't throw sticks for dogs!

Please don't throw sticks for dogs!

            The story of a nearly fatal stick injury Meet Alfie and his very happy mum. Alfie is sporting his very neat shaved neck and scar He is one VERY lucky dog! One Saturday, his owners were throwing sticks for him to chase which seemed like great fun until the stick jammed into the... read more »

"Killer Dog Disease" in the New Forest

We are currently receiving a significant number of calls from anxious owners following media reports referring to an apparently new disease prevalent in the New Forest and surrounding areas which has resulted in the death of a number of dogs. Currently, no one knows exactly what the cause of this... read more »