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
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
Ever wondered what all those letters in your dog's vaccination record mean? Let's take a look at and what they mean and why they need them... Most of us know our dogs require vaccinations to protect them against a range of diseases, but very few pet owners actually know what we're protecting them … [Read more...] about The low down on your dog’s vaccinations
Beagles are usually bouncy dogs, but when Millie the Beagle started 'hopping' the vet knew this wasn't normal Beagle behaviour. Millie is a 8 year old Beagle, who is very much a youngster at heart; she loves nothing more than running around the fields with other dogs and chasing after balls. So … [Read more...] about A Crucial fix on Millie’s Ruptured Cruciates
Brentknoll Veterinary Centre is now officially Worcester's first accredited Small Animal Hospital Choosing a veterinary practice can be a minefield, there are now more practices in Worcester than ever and each has something different to offer. Here at Brentknoll our ethos has always been a healthy … [Read more...] about Brentknoll now officially “More than your average Vets”
Each year our hydro pool is taken over by dogs practicing their doggy paddle. A group of the Brentknoll regular swimmers take to the water in an effort to combat the Summer heatwave... let's take a look at the dogs that enjoyed the pool this time! Swimming (hydrotherapy) is a great way to … [Read more...] about Dog Pool Party at Brentknoll Vets
The pet food industry is bigger than ever, with so many options available do you choose dry food or wet food? Manufactured or home cooked? There are so many options, lets discuss one choice that receives mixed emotions.... the Raw food diet. As pet owners, we want nothing but the best for our … [Read more...] about Considering the Raw diet?
Despite the name, Alabama Rot is not found only in the southern American state of Alabama. Cases have been reported close to home in Worcestershire recently, so what is it? There has been a lot of news coverage recently about Alabama Rot especially now that cases are appearing on our doorsteps in … [Read more...] about Alabama Rot in Worcester
In today's society the number of people doing their shopping online has rapidly grown and many of our purchases are now made using a computer. This is also true for pets and many people looking to adopt a new animal are turning to online sale sites and social media; but sometimes it's a bit too easy … [Read more...] about Are you an impulsive pet purchaser?
Marilyn is a 3 month old Newfoundland puppy, who like her namesake suffered from heartbreak; only this time our vets were able to fix her broken heart. Marilyn came to see Dave Fisher as a cardiac referral, after her usual vets found an abnormality with her heart and she was diagnosed … [Read more...] about Gentlemen Prefer Blondes…. or Black and White Newfoundland’s