Easter Opening 2018
Dates and times we are open during Easter...
Happy Easter! Please see below details of our opening over the Easter period and emergency contact details.
Friday, 30 March - Good Friday - CLOSED
Saturday, 31 March - normal opening hours from 8.30am - 5.00pm with Keith and the team
Sunday, 1 April - Easter Sunday - CLOSED
Monday, 2 April - Easter Monday - CLOSED
Tuesday, 3 April - normal opening hours - 8.30am - 6.30pm
Our normal opening hours then resume.
In case of an emergency during any hours that we are not open during this period, please contact our colleagues at Vets Now Ltd who we operate an emergency service with. They are based out of their host practice Lynwood Veterinary Group in Wimborne, Dorset.
Their contact number is 01202 031844.
The telephone is answered by Vets Now staff and all calls are logged and recorded for reference purposes should they be needed.
Vets Now have an excellent website if you would like more information about them.
We'd like to assure our clients, that we work closely with Vets Now to ensure continuity of service at all times.
OTHER important reminders for this time of year
Don't forget during this season of abundant chocolate that this is extremely toxic to dogs (and other animals too).
Always ensure all Easter treats are kept well out of the way.
The golden rule
The darker the chocolate the higher the cocoa content and the more poisonous this is to your dog.
For further information on the dangers of chocolate to your dog, please take a look at our guidance sheet.
Remember, if you are at all concerned that your dog has eaten any amount of chocolate, please contact us immediately. If this is during the hours we are closed, please contact Vets Now on the number above.
The Lilium species are toxic to cats!
All parts of the plant including the flowers, leaves and pollen are thought to be toxic and can cause renal failure.
If you are ordering flowers as a gift this Easter and they have a cat, order a bouquet without lilies
Hot cross buns
As yummy as these are they shouldn't be shared with your pets!
They contain spices, raisins and currants which are toxic if ingested by your pet and can cause kidney failure.
It's always better to be safe than sorry.
We'd like to take this opportunity to wish you all
a wonderful and happy Easter time
from us all at Hillside
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