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Senior Pet Care

Senior Pet Care

        Senior Pet Care As our pets grow older, like us, they change. Their physical and psychological health can begin to decline and, as pet owners, we need to plan for those changes and find out how best to help your senior pet live their lives happy and healthily. Like us owners, many senior pets can start to experience aches and pains which may not always be immediately obvious on the outside. Sometimes you may see changes... read more »

Pets are a child's best friend rather than their siblings

Pets are a child's best friend rather than their siblings

According to a recent study from the University of Cambridge, children get more satisfaction from relationships with their pets than they do from their brothers or sisters. They also appear to get on even better with their animal companions than with their siblings. Although pets are almost as common as siblings in the UK, there have been relatively few studies looking at the importance of child-pet relationships. This research supports the idea that having pets... read more »

Avian Flu: Advice for backyard poultry keepers

Avian Flu: Advice for backyard poultry keepers

With all the recent and ongoing outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), or Avian Flu for short, backyard poultry keepers are having to continue to take measures to prevent their birds being infected. It is likely that Avian Flu is present in birds in this area already, although there have been no confirmed outbreaks in the Chichester... read more »

Why has AlphaPet become a Veterinary Hospital?

Why has AlphaPet become a Veterinary Hospital?

In August 2016 AlphaPet became the only RCVS Accredited Small Animal Veterinary Hospital in the Bognor Regis and Chichester areas. To achieve this status, we have had to invest very significantly in both our staff and our facilities. But why should we do this? Surely if you’re a “Vets” then you’re a “Vets”? …. We’re all the same,... read more »