We realise you may be feeling anxious at this time about your pet’s wellbeing. However, we wanted to reassure you that we’ll do all we can to support you and your pet – should the need arise. We’ve received lots of support and words of encouragement from our clients over the last few days – and … [Read more...] about Brentknoll Vets COVID-19 (coronavirus) 1 April update
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: … [Read more...] about Frequently Asked Question
As you’re probably aware, from our last update, we continue to monitor the situation and respond quickly to government advice and the professional guidance from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) and British Veterinary Association. As a result, we are focusing our efforts on the pets in … [Read more...] about Brentknoll Vets COVID-19 (coronavirus) 31 March update
The ongoing uncertainty surrounding the recent Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak will no doubt cause disruption to our usual routine and reduce the amount of social contact we have – preventing us from doing some of the things we enjoy which helps protect and maintain our mental wellbeing. With … [Read more...] about International day of happiness – how pets contribute to our Mental Wellbeing
At Brentknoll Vets, the health, safety and wellbeing of our patients, our staff and our community is our number-one priority. We remain committed to delivering exceptional care to your pet, while doing our part to reduce the spread of respiratory illness (in particular, COVID-19 coronavirus), … [Read more...] about Brentknoll Vets COVID-19 (coronavirus) update
Rabbits are amazing animals and this means that they are still a very popular pet for both adults and children to have. They are fascinating animals but are quite often misunderstood, we have tried to answer some of the most common misconceptions below…. Rabbits are the masters of … [Read more...] about Bunnies – The misunderstood pets
When the summer months begin, the days are longer and the temperature is hotter we all need to make sure that our little ones are as safe as possible from the danger of heatstroke. Heatstroke is a form of nonpyrogenic hyperthermia which is a high temperature that hasn’t been caused by a fever. As … [Read more...] about Keeping your pets safe this summer!
Just like us our pets can have skin allergies and when they are exposed to certain everyday substances they may begin to show symptoms. When an allergy occurs a cycle of itching and scratching is triggered when their immune system identifies the allergens as dangerous. What causes … [Read more...] about Skin Allergies in our pets
Rabbit Awareness Month. We are joining in with national Rabbit Awareness Week, however we feel our little furry friends don’t always get the attention they deserve so we a carrying our Rabbit Awareness on throughout the whole of June. In this blog we will share some information on rabbit’s … [Read more...] about Rabbit Awareness Month!
Keeping the Easter bunny away from your pets. It’s that time of year again when the Easter eggs are out in the shops and Easter egg hunts are all ready to go. However we want to make sure that your pets can have as much enjoyment as everyone by helping you keep them away from toxins and poisons … [Read more...] about Keeping the Easter Bunny at Bay This Easter
Visiting the vets comes with the territory when owning a pet, however we know that some pets really hate coming in and they feel nervous or frightened. We know it can take work to help your little ones feel at ease when they come in, with that in mind we have jotted down some tips and tricks they … [Read more...] about Happy Pets at the Vets!
Why is dental health for pets important? Just like you, your pet needs to maintain healthy teeth and gums. But unlike you, they cannot do this by themselves! With dental diseases extremely common in pets, by the age of 5 a lot of them will need dental treatment. Primarily caused by a … [Read more...] about Going that extra smile
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