Entries by Jacqui

Live Food Care

      Live food is generally transported in plastic tubs or sacks which are certainly not suitable for long term housing. We aim to offer some practical advice on the correct care of a variety of commonly used live food and also the correct methods of gut-loading. Gut-loading is the process of providing adequate […]

Metabolic Bone Disease

      Metabolic Bone Disease Reptiles that mainly eat insects or plants are most at risk of developing metabolic bone disease or MBD, which is  an imbalance in levels of calcium, phosphorous and vitamin D in their system. Snakes and other carnivorous reptiles that eat whole prey such as mice or rats generally get […]

Data Handling

Jacqui Paterson’s Veterinary Surgery adheres closely to The Data Protection Act 1998.   Please be reassured that all for your personal data will be kept secure and never shared with a third party without your express permission, this includes data transferred from one veterinary practice to another or to another animal organisation (e.g. behaviourist or […]