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Useful links

Rescue Centres

If you are interested in getting a new dog please remember all the unwanted animals that are handed into our local rescue kennels. Appledown Rescue Kennels in Eaton Bray successfully rehomes 400-500 animals a year. Julie and her staff are highly experienced and caring and really do all they can to offer all the dogs the best possible second chance. Visit their website for more information.

For cats and dogs please visit HULA in Aspley Guise who also successfully rehome hundreds of pets a year.

Association of British Veterinary Acupuncturists

Representing Veterinary Surgeons who have an interest in and are trained in the use of acupuncture in animals in the UK and Europe. Visit the Association of British Veterinary Acupuncturists website.

Barking Heads and Meowing Heads

A range of natural dry pet food for dogs and cats that only contains bundles of the best quality all natural healthy ingredients. Fed by many of our own staff to their fab pets.

Heart Disease in Dogs – the Quest Trial

Clinical trial results are changing the way we treat heart disease in dogs. For more information please call the surgery on 01525 373329, or visit the Quest website.

Kidney Failure in Cats

Up to date information on one of the most common diseases of cats, with explanations and advice to complement Ark House Veterinary Surgery’s treatment. Visit the FelineGood website.

Arthritis in Dogs

For further information about arthritis including free videos visit the independent site Arthritis Dogs

Out of hours service: Vets Now and Beds Vets

Our dedicated out of hours services means that you can access emergency treatment at any time, confident that the team are fresh, caring and specifically trained in emergency medicine and surgery. Call our normal number and you will be automatically connected out of hours and given a choice of emergency clinics to attend.

Vets Now website

Referral Centres

Sometimes your pet may need specialist help, We will refer your pet to one of a number of referral centres, helping you with your choices along the way. Our most usual referral practice is Davies Veterinary Specialists in Higham Gobion.

Travel Sickness

For advice on travel sickness in pets click here for a great website. Please call us if you are worried about your pet and travel sickness as there are some great treatments around now.

Rabbit Awareness Week

We are held free health checks for rabbits during Burgess Rabbit Awareness Week in September. Our RVN’s are always pleased to do a health check for your bunny!  Click on the link for more rabbit advice.

Rabbit Welfare Association and Fund

are currently running the ‘a Hutch is not enough’ campaign to raise awareness of the poor conditions in which many rabbits are kept. Visit the RWAF website for more details.

Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

Information on RCVS Accreditation of this practice.

Dog Trainers in the local area:

Rachel Hopton Canine Training (Wilstone and Tringford)

Kimberley Cox Dog Training School (Wing, Stowe, Saunderton)

Groomers in the local area:

The Dog Studio, Leighton Buzzard  (01525 376447)

Leighton K9 Grooming (LB Garden Centre)

Four Paws Agility and Grooming (Aylesbury)

Rascals Pet Boutique (Woburn Sands)

Catteries in the local area:

Dick Whittington’s Cattery (Hockliffe)

Ivy Lane Cattery (Great Brickhill)

Kennels in the local area:

Appledown Boarding Kennels (Eaton Bray)

Horton Dale Kennels (Horton, Leighton Buzzard) 01296 668379

Please note:  Although we have put careful thought into the businesses that are featured on this page, Ark House Vets can take no responsibility for any of these companies or the services they provide.

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