May is Veterinary Nurse month, and seeing as I just found out that I have been shortlisted for the Irish Veterinary Nurse of the Year Award (yay!) I felt I should address Veterinary Nursing in this months blog post. There was a time, back when I was training in college, when most people would raise […]
Blood tests – are they really necessary?
Did you know: here at the clinic we have a laboratory with blood machines. This means we can run certain blood tests in-house and have results within 10-15 minutes. What is involved when running bloods? We start by giving your pet a full general health exam. We then clip off a small amount of fur […]
Microchip your dog – it’s the law!
I will always remember meeting a little dog called Holly while working in Dublin – she was a little cutie but what made her really special was that after disappearing from her home in Dublin she tuned up in London – 9 months later. Holly had been taken from her family home and brought to […]
Caring for Dogs & Cats at Halloween
Now is the time to start preparing your nervous dog for Halloween – one of the most important measures you can take is to build a safe haven den for your dog to retreat into when he feels frightened. For some ideas on how to approach this task, please review the following video: At Briarhill […]
Welcome to Briarhill Vets
We’d like to welcome you to our redeveloped and mobile friendly website as well as to our Galway Veterinary Clinic. We are a 100% small pet and animal clinic located just outside Galway city in Unit 20, Briarhill Business Park – not far from Galway Racecourse in Ballybrit. For exact details of our location, please […]