Looking after your pet’s pearly whites is extremely important, which is why we’re launching a dental health awareness campaign to provide help, advice and treatment along with some great offers. Dental disease among cats, dogs and rabbits is one of the most common problems we deal with at … [Read more...] about Protect your pet’s teeth with our dental campaign!
Happy New Year…… Pet Resolutions… It’s 2019! This time of year we are all setting New Year resolutions and there’s no better time to get your pet involved. We all get out of routine and start to wind down as the year comes to an end. There’s no better time to start a fresh for you … [Read more...] about Happy New Year…..Pet Resolutions.
Keep your pets safe this Halloween with some of our useful tips: Keep your pets away from the door to prevent them escaping or becoming scared. On Halloween night your door will be opened frequently and you will be greeted by strangers dressed up, this maybe distressing for your pet … [Read more...] about Trick or Treat…. Keep your pets safe this Halloween
Finding injured wildlife can understandably become quite the dilemma. How do I know it’s injured? Will it be ok? Where do I take it? I don’t want to put myself at risk. We know that coming across an injured wild animal can present a few questions, so we have tried to share some simple and useful … [Read more...] about Help!…….I’ve found an injured wild animal
How to hold a guinea pig safely and securely ... If you have ever tried to catch a cute little guinea pig, you will know how wriggly and squirmy they can be. The average guinea pig weighs in at around two to four pounds but they have very delicate bones and they can run around at a really fast … [Read more...] about Getting to grips with Guinea Pigs at Brentknoll Vets
We're not talking about worms found in your garden flowerbeds, parasitic worms come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Don't squirm and let Brentknoll Vets get to grips with worms .... we'll get a wriggle on. What types of worm affect dogs? The most common type of worm affecting our pets is … [Read more...] about De-worming… Let’s See you Worm Your Way Out of That One
Being a Veterinary Surgeon was probably top of the list for lots of us when we were children, who wouldn't love a career working with puppies and kittens all day... right? As a vet you have to be a detective, after all your patient can't tell you where it hurts or how they are feeling. Vets … [Read more...] about Consults, Chaos and Operations… A Vet’s life fuelled by Coffee at Brentknoll Vets
While most of us will be enjoying this beautiful, record breaking warm weather our pets may not be feeling quite the same. Warm weather isn’t always good for our pets, heat stress can cause many serious and sometimes fatal problems in both cats and dogs. Heatstroke can affect animals within a … [Read more...] about Keeping Your Pets Cool This Summer!
Whether you've had good or bad experiences in the past with NHS treatment, there's no denying that having a system where medical healthcare is free is something we are very lucky to have. When it comes to treating pets there is no such system, owning an animal is a luxury that comes with associated … [Read more...] about No NHS for Pets, Understanding the cost of Pet Care
Thankfully many clients at Brentknoll understand the importance of pet insurance, however there's always pet owners who leave it too late and feel the pinch when the unexpected happens. Pet insurance companies love to use terms that can make it seem like a minefield, their policies are filled with … [Read more...] about Don’t wait until it’s too late – Pet Insurance the Facts
Who wouldn't want a job where they cuddle puppies and kittens all day... what could be better, right? Let's follow our Client Care Team around for the day and see what life's really like behind the scenes. The day starts like you would expect, our morning shift receptionist arrives and opens the … [Read more...] about Life on Reception at Brentknoll Vets in Worcester
Any good superhero (or Vet in this case) needs a trusted sidekick and that's just what our nurses are here at Brentknoll Veterinary Centre. Many of our clients say to us 'I didn't want to bother the vet' or say they 'felt silly' asking the Vet certain questions so that's where our Nurses come in. … [Read more...] about Make the Most of Nurse Clinics at Brentknoll
Summer holidays are great fun and something we look forward to all year, but don't leave it until last minute to get your pet's sorted if you're planning on taking them along for the ride The travel of animals from country to country is strictly managed by DEFRA and failure to comply with the rules … [Read more...] about Brentknoll Veterinary Centre gets your Pets ready for travelling abroad
11 Year Old Cat overcomes Hyperthyroidism with Radiotherapy Treatment ... Ging is an 11 year old, male, neutered, Domestic Short Hair that came to see our vet, Ana in December 2017 for a dental. Ging had been diagnosed with a dental disease called feline odontoclastic resorptive lesions (also know … [Read more...] about Ging Catches the Rays and Saves his Nine Lives!!
We're often asked about vaccinations and why the need for annual boosters, let's look at why it's important not to fall behind with your pet's annual visit. Aren't the primary vaccines enough? There is sometimes a mis-understanding amongst pet owners, that after a puppy or kitten has had it's … [Read more...] about Why your pet needs it’s annual vaccination, the myths and facts about boosters