75th VE Day Anniversary – Animals in War

On this VE Day, it will be 75 years since the guns fell silent at the end of the war in Europe. The 75th anniversary will provide us with an opportunity to reflect on the bravery and sacrifice of people from all walks of life. It is equally important to consider the role animals played…

Deaf Awareness Week – the important role of dogs

We love dogs; they’re amazing companions – fun, loving and they bring us lots of joy! For some people however, their dog is more than just a pet, they’re a lifeline. Most of us are familiar with Guide Dogs – who are bred and trained to help people with visual impairments navigate their way around…

Local Dog Walking during lockdown

If there is one thing that many dogs look forward to each day, it is getting out of the house for a walk. Whereas this used to be plentiful, the arrival of COVID-19 and the resulting Government measures that followed, has caused changes to the routines of both pets and owners alike. So, to make…

May is Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month

May is Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month. This campaign, led by the British Veterinary Nursing Association (BVNA), aims to raise awareness of the importance of the role of the veterinary nursing profession to the public. Veterinary nurses are an integral part of the veterinary team at St Clair, and are vital for the smooth running of any…

Celebrate our amazing team with us this World Veterinary Day

The St Clair veterinary team is here for your beloved pets all year round, and despite the current circumstances, remain committed to quality and excellence in everything we do – which is why we wanted to ‘paws’ this World Veterinary Day to say thank you By adapting our ways of working we’ve continued to provide…

How to tackle ticks during the warmer months

Want to know the facts and how to avoid ticks this season? As we approach the warmer months, when ticks like to make an appearance, we wanted to give our pet owners a head start in preparing to tackle ticks! Ticks live in tall grass and wooded areas such as trees, shrubs and leaf piles,…

The weekend of chocolate & treats – keeping our pets safe

The majority of the nation gets excited to be eating Easter eggs or chocolate for breakfast, lunch or dinner – or perhaps all three! But we need to careful and ensure our pets don’t get a hold of any, as chocolate could be dangerous for our animals, especially dogs! What should you look out for…

Easter Opening Hours

With Easter coming up, our opening hours may vary from our usual times.  Please see below: Kirkcaldy Friday 10th –  08:30-19:00 Saturday 11th – 08:30-17:00 Sunday 12th – CLOSED Monday 13th – 08:30-19:00 Cos Lane & Leven Hours may vary to below based on staffing levels – in case of an emergency please call 01592…

COVID-19 & Pets

COVID-19 is much in the news, and some reports are based on fact, others speculation. We don’t have all the answers, but we do have some advice for you as a pet owner – or someone who spends a lot of time around pets – here’s what you should know: Currently, there is no evidence…

COVID-19 FAQ

In light of the current COVID-19 situation, we have pulled together a list of the frequently asked questions – which provide further information about the precautions all veterinary practices are taking to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus. Q: Are all existing appointments cancelled? A: Following advice from the UK government, Royal College of Veterinary…