Latest news from our practice updated regularly helping to keep you informed.

Is your dog summer ready?

It’s the best time of year to be out and about, enjoying all that the season has to offer. Here are our top tips to ensure your furry companion stays safe and happy this summer: Is your dog protected from … Continued

Neutering special offer

Did you know that neutering your pet can give them a happier, healthier life? It’s that time of year when Spring fever is in the air. This also means our cats, dogs and rabbits go into mating mode. Neutering your … Continued

Long Eaton – phone problems

Our Long Eaton surgery have no phones If it is an URGENT matter and your animal needs to be seen please go straight to the Long Eaton surgery. Otherwise please call our Chilwell surgery on 0115 922 5900. If you … Continued

Free weight checks for your pets

At Ark Veterinary Clinics, our goal is to help you keep your pets happy and healthy. This is why we’re offering your pet a FREE weight check between 9thJanuary to 31st March. The dangers of obesity The two main causes of obesity … Continued

Charity fun day

We held a charity fun day at Ark on Sunday 11 September, to raise funds for the CVS Charity of the Year, Medical Detection Dogs, and we managed to raise £361 on the day, so along with our other fundraising events which … Continued

Dental awareness

We have some exciting news, from September through until the end of November 2016 we are offering a FREE dental check-up for your much loved pets. If you’re a member of the Healthy Pet Club, one of your pet’s great benefits … Continued

To neuter is cuter! Benefits of pet neutering

Did you know that in addition to preventing unwanted pregnancies, there are many other health and behavioural benefits to having your pets neutered? Neutered pets are likely to live longer, healthier lives thanks to surgical procedures which are safe, quick … Continued

Choosing the ideal diet for your pet

When choosing a diet for your pets, the range and variety of diets can be over-whelming. So how do you decide which is best for your pets? The good news is that specifically balanced life-stage diets are available for every … Continued

When did your pet last have a check-up?

When did your pet last see us for a check-up? Animals are extremely good at hiding signs of illness and pain and it can be very hard for owners to spot the subtle signs of problems. This is especially true … Continued

Rabbiting on

Rabbits are very popular as pets, but have very different needs to dogs or cats. Here are some tips to keep them fit and well: Diet Rabbits have continuously growing teeth so they need ad-lib quantities of good quality hay … Continued