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ISFM Silver Cat Friendly Award

 

We are very pleased to announce after all of our hard work we have been awarded the Silver cat friendly clinic award! Cats find coming into a veterinary practice very stressful from being put into a carry box, travelling in a car, seeing dogs in the waiting room and then being handled by people they do not know, this is all very stressful for them so here are Corinium we try our very best to make your cats visit to the practice as stress free as possible!

-We have our cat only clinic every Wednesday morning, so dogs will not be booked in during this time.

-We have our cat corner where you can put your cat carry box on the shelves and put a blanket over the box which has been sprayed in feliway a calming product for your cat.

-In the consult room your cat will be offered treats and can sit on a blanket so it is more comfortable while being examined on the table

-Our cat advocate is Bettina. In 2002 Bettina qualified in Feline medicine, she is also a member of ISFM academy of feline and practitioners and has two cats of her own.

-Nicki our main vet nurse has been a nurse for over 10 years now so has lots of experience of looking after cats, she previously worked at a referral practice so has dealt with intensive care cases.

Your cat is in very good hands with our team at Coirnium, If you have any questions or need any advise on how to make your cats visit to the practice as stress free as possible please call and speak to either Bettina or Nicki they will be happy to help.

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The Chedworth Show on 25.08.2017 had over 1000 visitors and particularly the fun dog show and agility course for dogs and their handlers was a great success. Team Corinium helped to organise and sponsored the event. Door 2 door Pet Supplies provided further prices.

 

48 dogs attended the dog show. The Compare was Simon Colbeck, assisted by Bettina, Nicky, Steph and a huge number of spectators.

 

Here are the dog show winning teams:

 

Famous lookalike - 1st Henry, as Superman, showed by Jill. 2nd Timon, the Hound of Baskerville, showed by Tina dressed as Sherlock Holmes

 

Cutes Puppy - Toby, a little Terrier, showed by Candy

Golden Oldie - Lilly, Border Terrier, showed by Linda

Waggiest Tail - Brink and Bosco, two black Labrador Retrievers, showed by Faye

Dunk the Sausage - Breezer, a German Shepherd, showed by Tina

Party Trick - Myrtle, an Irish Terrier showed roll-overs, jumps with Isabelle

Best in Show - 1st two English Springer Spaniels, showed by Luke, 2nd Sybil, showed by Isabelle, 3rd Toby, showed by Candy.

 

The agility course was by organised by Cotswoofs, a local doggy daycare business. There was a little twist: the owners had to complete some of the challenges themselves.

22 dog and their handlers ran the course.

The winners are:

1st Crackle and Leigh who completed in 46 sec

2nd Gilbert and Emily, 52 sec

3rd Molly and Nicki, 53 sec

The Chedworth Show 25.8.2017