Halloween is a fun and fun holiday for all of us, but there can be some dangers lurking for our furry friends. We want to help you make sure that your pets are safe and comfortable this Halloween, and we hope that the tips and advice below can help. – Keep all pets indoors throughout […]
Dental x-rays are a really useful way of seeing damage done below the gumline. We all know that when you go to a dentist you have some x-rays taken, especially if there is a problem. Why should this be any different with our pets? Here in Briarhill we have just gotten a dental x-ray machine […]
A day in the life of a Vet
I think most young people go through a phase at some stage of “I want to be a vet when I grow up!”; most move onto teacher, farmer, footballer, Doctor or even astronaut but a few are determined enough to stick with veterinary all the way to getting that degree. But what then? playing with […]
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 […]