News - January 2016

From the 6th of April 2016, all dogs in the UK must be microchipped and registered to an approved database by the time they are eight weeks old.  For every dog that is currently not microchipped, you will have until 6th of April to get them microchipped and registered on an approved database. Failure to do so may result in a fine of up to £500 for the owner. Ensuring your dog is... more
New investments in the Molecular Diagnostic Unit
This year Langford Veterinary Services has invested over £140,000 in new equipment for molecular diagnostic and genetic testing.  Back in June we bought a new genetic analyser to increase the capacity of our cat genetic testing service, which was starting to struggle with the old genetic analyser bought in 2010. Recently we have also bought a DNA extraction robot that will... more
Farm Practice Housing: Jobs to be done
Are your farm animals in housing for the winter? If so, it's a great opportunity to get some essential husbandry jobs ticked off your list. Winter has certainly made its arrival known over the last few weeks of rainy and windy weather, and livestock are, on the whole, in for the winter. Make sure that you use this time of easier access to your animals to get all of those essential husbandry... more
NEW! 60+ Discount Day
We're pleased to announce our new discount day for owners aged 60+ at Langford Small Animal Practice.  From January, owners aged 60 and over, who book an appointment at our Small Animal Practice between 9am and 4pm on Wednesdays will receive 15% off consultation fees and booster vaccinations (excluding puppy and kitten packages). To book your appointment, contact our Small Animal... more
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