Two new cases of cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy (CRGV) have been confirmed by veterinary specialist referral centre Anderson Moores. It brings the total number of cases of the disease – commonly known as Alabama Rot, to 16 in 2019. These are the first cases since June and they were recorded in Wiltshire and Gloucestershire.
Research has shown that pet ownership could have a big part to play in enhancing human well-being by staving off the growing social issue of loneliness and social isolation. The Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) has said that its research reinforces the importance of the social bond between humans and pets. Many people responding
On Saturday 29th June, Crossways was out in the community again raising funds for good causes. We had a stall at Storrington Village Day with lots of prizes given away to those who had a go at the 'Hook the Duck' challenge, a popular raffle and lots of information about keeping pets safe and well.
What is it? Blue-green algae is a term used to describe a group of bacteria, called cyanobacteria. They are not actually algae, but the organisms got this name because they often give the appearance of algae when they clump together in bodies of water. They cannot be seen with the naked eye unless they clump
We very much regret that the Dog Show has been canceled. With temperatures tomorrow expected to hit 29C in Storrington and having taken advice, it would potentially be unsafe to run the Dog Show due to concerns about the welfare of the animals. We apologise to anyone who was going to enter but hope you
To Support Rabbit Awareness Week we are holding a colouring competition for young children & a word search competition for older children. Entry forms are available from our branches or can be printed directly from our website: Download Word Search Download Colour Sheet All entries must be received by 10th June. There will be a
This is an update to an article posted on our website last year regarding Alabama Rot. The original article can be viewed here. The number of cases is down in the first three months of 2019 compared to 2018. In 2018 to the end of March there were 34 CRGV confirmed cases against 10 to