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Winter Love Offer

Winter Love Offer

Do you struggle to keep your pet slim? 

We are inviting all our patients to come in for a free weight consultation.

24 Hour Walk For Life at Ascot in Aid of Cancer Research UK

Find out more about what we got up to raising money for a great cause.

November Braveheart

This month's Braveheart is the handsome Kez.

Firework season

Learn how to soothe your pets this firework season!

September Braveheart

This months Braveheart is awarded to a super cute black Labrador called Hector.

August Braveheart

This months Braveheart is awarded to Pepsi, a beautiful eight year old flat coat retriever.

Calling all Chicken owners!

As you may have seen in the press there are currently reports of avian flu in the UK

Moor Cottage Cancer Research Dog Show! 

On Sunday 11th June Moor Cottage held our first ever fun Dog Show

July Braveheart

Judy is a beautiful 3 year old tabby cat who is very deserving of this month’s braveheart. 

Moor Cottage is raising money for Cancer Research!

Raffle Competition

June Special Offer

We are dedicating the whole month of June to our rabbit friends by offering Free rabbit health checks as we want to help raise awareness of the importance of caring for our rabbits in the best possible way.

May Braveheart

On the morning of 14th March Mary was rushed into the hospital by her owners after she had been kicked by a horse.

She had to be carried into the practice as she couldn’t stand and was showing signs of shock. 

Easter Fundraising!

Thanks you to everyone who supported our cake sale on Easter Saturday, we raised £30.24 - a great start to our fundraising efforts for Cancer Research! 

We are pleased to announce the arrival of our new dog vaccine!

This new vaccine provides protection against 4 strains of canine Leptospirosis, rather than the traditional 2 strain vaccines. Leptospirosis is a bacterial disease spread via the urine of infected animals such as rats and dogs.

February 2017 Braveheart

Our first Braveheart of 2017is awarded to Carlos Entwisle. Carlos is a very well known patient here at Moor Cottage, as he has been undergoing treatment with us for his diagnosis of Renal Disease. 

Stolen Charity Boxes!

We are saddened to report that in the early hours of Sunday morning burglars broke into the waiting room/reception area in search of cash.

Does your pet have a Jelly Belly?

Do you struggle to keep your pet slim? We are inviting all our patients to come in for a free weight consultation.

Microchipping of dogs

From April this year the law is changing and all dogs must be microchipped so that they can be traced back to their owners 24/7 should they get lost or stolen.

Staff Update

Summer 2016

Rabbit Awareness 2016 at Moor Cottage

Moor Cottage Veterinary Hospital is proud to support Rabbit Awareness Week, a national campaign running between 18th - 26th June 2016.

New heart disease screening available

Moor Cottage is offering a new screening program for DCM, a type of heart disease known to effect certain large and giant breeds of dog.


Following the recent news of a new tick borne disease - babesiosis - in dogs in the UK we have put together the following information.

Goodbye and good luck to Tina Presnail

Nearly seventeen years have passed since Tina Presnail, our resident Aussie vet, came to join the Moor Cottage team!

Kennel Cough in the area!

We have seen a number of dogs with suspected infectious tracheobronchitis, or 'Kennel Cough'.

Rabbit vaccines

There have been recent reports of a new strain of Rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus in Great Britain.

VIP Club five year anniversary!

Celebrating five years of our Very Important Pet Club

Keyhole or Laparoscopic Spaying

We are pleased to be able to offer this new service for neutering dogs at Moor Cottage Veterinary Hospital.

Cat Friendly Practice

Moor Cottage Veterinary Hospital has been re-accredited as a Silver Award Cat Friendly Practice.

Benefits of pet insurance

Because there is no NHS for our pets!

Blood Donors

Did you know that we need blood for our canine and feline patients?

Pet Lifesavers

Free online learning to help you in an emergency situation, protect your pet from potential killers in the home!

Xmas charity promotion 2015

Moor Cottage is again asking for your help with local homeless pets this Christmas.

Stress Less Clinics

To help your furry friend cope with fireworks.

A Silver Anniversary for Alwyn Evans

Alwyn Evans has been at Moor Cottage for 25 years!

Paws in the Park August 2015

Moor Cottage was proud to be part of Paws in the Park at South Hill Park on Saturday 8th August 2015.

Adder bites

We have recently treated a dog that was bitten by an adder locally in Crowthorne.

Veterinary Oscars! 2015

Moor Cottage receives five Petplan Award nominations!

Staff Update

Mid 2015

Braveheart of the year award

We announced the recipient of the award at our recent Family Fun Day.

More Family Fun at Moor Cottage

Read about our 2015 Family Fun Day.

Baby birds

Some useful information about baby birds from the RSPB.

More knowledge for Moor Cottage!

Congratulations to Alex Wraight.

Comic Relief Fundraising

See how our Bake Off went!

Xmas charity promotion 2014

It's Christmas again and Moor Cottage has been helping the local homeless cats and dogs.

Feisty fleas and the torment of ticks!

It has been a busy summer for ticks and fleas with the warm weather encouraging these little critters to cause more problems than usual.

New Forest Kidney Disease

There has been a cluster of cases where dogs have developed a crusty skin lesion on their lower limb or face and a few days later the dog has developed kidney disease.

Staff Updates

We welcome new team members and see the return of some familiar faces.

Myxomatosis Outbreaks

This myxomatosis notification was sent out to all RWAF members on the 9th April 2014.

Sport Relief 2014

Join Moor Cottage for The Binfield Mile.

Xmas Charity Promotion

For the fourth Christmas in a row we helped the local homeless cats and dogs enjoy a brighter New Year.

Pets are not just for Christmas

Some lovely little kittens were dumped outside a local dog rescue centre.

They Did It!! Three Peaks Challenge for Bowel Cancer UK

Donna Willison (Clinical Nursing Manager), Kate Tunley (Head Vet) and Emma Rixon (former Head Nurse) have recently completed the Three Peaks challenge in support of Bowel Cancer UK.

Yellow Dog Project

Created to bring awareness to dogs who need space while training, recovering from surgery, or being rehabilitated. Meet Lola.

Paws in the Park 2013

Thank you to everyone who came along on a very hot day to support Paws in the Park on 27th July. Check out our photo galleries on Facebook - see if you can spot your dog!!

Kennel cough warning 2013

What you need to know about kennel cough.

New additions to our team

In August we welcomed some new team members to the practice.

Think Pink

We raised money for cancer research in October 2012!

Bray's Story

Bray is a very special dog who is trained to save lives.

Bella's Story

Bella was taken to Moor Cottage after developing a very high temperature.

Family Fun Day

Sunday 9th September was a lovely sunny day for our Family Fun Day. Over 200 people plus children joined us for an afternoon seeing what we do here at Moor Cottage.

Staff Update July

We welcome Fiona Dickinson as maternity cover for Clare David.

Flea Alert

Have you noticed fleas on your pet even though you are using regular flea control?

Queen's Jubilee Celebrations

Moor Cottage celebrated the Royal Diamond Jubilee in style (with cakes).

Sports Relief Fundraising

Moor Cottage raised over £1350 while hosting a Sports Relief Mile in March.

Petplan Awards

Moor Cottage was proud recently to have been nominated for the Petplan Practice of the Year Award.

Moor Cottage Puppy Welcome Parties

The end of March saw our first in-house "Puppy Welcome Party" when pups and their owners came along to the hospital for an hour of educational fun!

Introducing our VIP Club Rabbit Plan

Bunnies of all shapes and sizes can now benefit from our VIP Club.

Local scare over dog "poisonings"

Our official statement on recent "poisonings" reported at Heathlake.

Arthritis awareness

Have you considered that a reluctance to exercise is a sign of arthritis in our more senior pets?

Tortoise Pre-hibernation Checks

Some very lucky tortoises received a full clinical examination at Moor Cottage from tortoise expert John Chitty.

Paws in the Park

Moor Cottage was proud to support the recent Paws in the Park event run by Bracknell Forest Borough Council at Lily Hill Park on Saturday 30th July. Find out more about the event including lots of fun photos.

Additions to the Vet Team

We are pleased to welcome vets Kate Tunley and Louise Simpson to Moor Cottage.