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”
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?
It's 2017 and we're into a new year, so if your pet is carrying a little extra weight now's the time to get them fit and healthy with our Weight Watchers Clinics Obesity is a growing problem with pets in the UK and the numbers of overweight pets visiting veterinary practices shows no sign of … [Read more...] about Weight Watchers Clinic
The important thing to remember with pet insurance, is that animals are living things - they are not cars or household items. They are all individual, they are unpredictable and just because they're 'new and shiny' doesn't mean they can't 'break' or 'go wrong'. Now that we've cleared that up, … [Read more...] about Understanding Pet Insurance … When should you insure your pet?
Whilst you would assume lifetime cover will protect your pet throughout their whole life, we have sadly seen some pet owners get caught out by the small print. Most pet owners would assume that a lifetime insurance policy will provide them with veterinary fee cover up to a certain amount each … [Read more...] about Understanding Pet Insurance … All about lifetime cover
Flystrike is a condition that typically affects rabbits during the warm spring and summer months, this is when flies are more active and looking for somewhere to lay their eggs, unfortunately for rabbits they make an attractive choice for flies. Flystrike occurs when flies lay their eggs on the … [Read more...] about Flystrike is a killer…. know your enemy
Bugs Bunny may have fooled us all into believing that Rabbits only eat carrots but in real life they require a much more varied diet. Like horses, sheep and cows, rabbits are natural grazers and in the wild they spend much of the day munching on grass. The constant nibbling on grass or hay keeps … [Read more...] about Rabbits don’t just eat carrots you know!
Here at Brentknoll Vets we've noticed that Rabbits are becoming an increasingly popular choice of pet, which is why they now have a whole week dedicated to caring for them and their needs. At Brentknoll Vets in Worcester, we regularly see Rabbit owners who are confused about caring for their bunny … [Read more...] about Rabbit Awareness Week (R.A.W) 9th – 17th May
Protect your Rabbit today! Rabbits are highly at risk of contracting one of two possibly fatal infectious diseases: myxomatosis and viral haemorrhagic disease (VHD) but don’t panic, the good news is that there are vaccinations to protect your rabbit against both diseases. When do I vaccinate my … [Read more...] about Protect your Rabbit today!
Grooming your rabbit is an important part of bunny ownership; it helps to keep their coat clean and free from tangles, and it helps your bunny get used to being handled whilst allowing you to give him/her regular checks for changes in their bodies and potential health problems. Rabbits are … [Read more...] about Rabbit grooming parlour