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178-180 Long Lane, Finchley, London, N3 2RA

Blog: 4 key questions to ask yourself before buying a new puppy or kitten

Red new puppy, kitten and bunny on a white background.

So you’ve made that life-changing, momentous decision. You’ve had the epiphany moment and a new puppy or kitten is what’s currently missing from your life. So where do you start looking for a new puppy or kitten? (more…)

Newly achieved Vetsure Accreditation gives Finchley pet owners peace of mind regarding their pet insurance

We are delighted to announce that on 30/11/2017, Two By Two Veterinary Centre in Finchley, was awarded Vetsure Accreditation status and are now proud to be part of the trusted Vetsure network!

This prestigious Accreditation recognises us as a trusted partner of the Vetsure network. We are dedicated to offering only the best quality veterinary care and customer service to pet owners. (more…)

Blog: Top 10 common hazardous festive foods and decorations that can poison dogs and cats

Festive foods - chocolate with ingredients

Our habit of overindulging over the festive season can leave waistlines bulging and heads pounding, but Christmas and New Year can leave a gauntlet of tasty but potentially toxic festive foods within reach of the nation’s pets. (more…)

**Special Christmas Offer** – Don’t miss out on a free candle in December

Mince pies photographed with filling exposed and dusted with icing sugar.

Pet Odor Exterminator candle close-up in retail display.

Come in for a veterinary consultation with Two By Two Veterinary Centre this December and receive a free “Pet Odor Exterminator” jar candle in a fragrance of your choice. Candles normally retail for £11.99 and a choice of fragrances are available only while stocks last.




Blog: Cat behaviours explained. Just what is your cat trying to tell you?

Obese cat clearly displaying the results of cat behaviours such as laziness on abdominal fat.

Your cat can be a strange pet at times. Have you ever wondered why they love hiding in boxes? Why do they always knead soft objects? Cat behaviours can just seem so perplexing.

What exactly is your cat thinking?

Blog: How to Hibernate Your Tortoise Safely

Giant tortoise on a beach. This species does not hibernate.

In temperate climates, as the day-length shortens in autumn, certain species of tortoise will instinctively reduce or halt their food intake in preparation for hibernation. In years gone by, to hibernate a tortoise was relatively risky with large numbers dying, mainly due to freezing temperatures or dehydration. There are many simple steps a tortoise owner can take to improve the chance of their pet hibernating safely. (more…)

Blog: Celebrating National Black Cat Day

National Black Cat Day, taking place on 27 October 2017, is a time to recognise and reflect on the beautiful black cats brightening our lives and raise awareness of those awaiting a loving home. In the UK, black cats are considered to be lucky, whilst in Scotland seeing a black cat appear on your doorstep is a symbol of prosperity. 


Blog: Top 5 tips for preparing your pet for Bonfire Night

FIrework display lighting up the night sky on

Bonfire Night in the UK is a dreaded time of year for the nation’s pets and their owners. It is estimated that 45 percent of dogs in the UK show signs of fear when they hear fireworks. These signs can range from seemingly mild and inoffensive behavioural changes to more severe or destructive behavioural evidence of fear. (more…)

Blog: Remember remember, pets fear the 5th November

FIrework display lighting up the night sky on

As autumn draws in, it’s nearly that dreaded time of year again for the animals of the United Kingdom, Bonfire Night. To you and me, the 5th November celebrates the failure of the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 to blow up the Houses of Parliament. To many pets and pet owners, it is an extremely challenging, panic-inducing time. (more…)

Blog: Friends reunited; the microchip system working as intended

Microchip scanner being used to check a cat for an implant

This morning the sun is shining, the sky is blue and the traffic lights seem to all be on green as I make my way to Two By Two Veterinary Centre. I’m smiling to myself thinking that today is the day I can make a little girl supremely happy as her beloved cat who went missing three weeks ago is reunited with her and the family due to the presence of a microchip implant. (more…)