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Here is Felisa and Kiri performing an ultrasound scan on Frisbee, a very impeccably behaved old English sheepdog. Ultrasound is one of many diagnostic imaging techniques available to us here at Alpha. The scanner allows us to perform diagnostic imaging in a non-invasive, non-painful way and can be utilised in a variety of cases. We rarely ever need to use sedation in these patients and ensure...

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  Here is Felisa performing a dental procedure. It invovled her removing the broken teeth that could not be fixed and scaling and polishing the remaining (much like what we have done at the dentist!) There are a variety of means in which you can use to help keep your pets mouth in tip top condition. Arrange a dental check with either a vet or nurse for...

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Here at Alpha we often get handed various wildlife in various states. We always endeavor to help any animal in need and will never put any to sleep without just cause. Quite often after we’ve treated the wildlife they end up at Wildlife Aid where they are rehabilitated and released.  ...

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BEWARE! LUNGWORM ALERT! The dangerous dog parasite Angiostrongylus vasorum can be LETHAL to dogs, causing haemophilia and fatal haemorrhage amongst many other problems. The worm is carried by slugs and snails and foxes are a vector, so the Teddington area is rife with the parasite, especially in these wet conditions. We have seen several fatalities in the last five years, since the worm started to become...

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Look out for the Alpha Taxi out and about around Teddington! She’s a 1997 LTI Fairway, the cabbie’s favourite steed of all time, but now all sadly retired. We saved ‘Anastasia’ (named after Dan Dare’s space-ship…) for posterity and now she is our fleet flagship: Souf of The River, guv? At this time? You’re ‘avin a larf!...

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