From everyone at Birkenhead Veterinary Clinic we wish you all a Very Merry, Happy, Healthy Christmas & New Year!

For those of you who need us during the festive period, please find below our opening hours. If you need help outside these times you can still receive emergency care as usual.

Date Open Close
24th December : 8.30am 4.00pm
25th December : Closed
26th December : Closed
27th December : Closed
28th December : Closed
29th December : Closed
30th December : Closed
31st December : Closed
1st January : Closed
2nd January onwards : Business as usual!

We know it is tradition to be spoilt and spoil others over Christmas but please remember some of your favourite foods during this time may be poisonous or dangerous to your pet should you share some with them, these include, but not limited to;

  • Chocolate
  • Raisins/Grapes/Sultana/Currents – So NO Christmas Pudding
  • Onions – Often found in stuffing
  • Bones – Cause sharp splinters which can result in gut perforation or a foreign body
  • Garlic

Please also consider that anything your pet isn’t used to in their daily diet can cause gastroenteritis, resulting in vomiting and diarrhoea.

If you are concerned regarding ingestion any of the above items by your pet, please don’t hesitate to call us on 0151 653 5223