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
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
Knowing what to say to someone who has recently lost a pet isn't easy, words will not make the hurt go away and it won't bring back their beloved pet. With the right support, there are ways you can help someone through this difficult time. Saying goodbye to animals we love it something that … [Read more...] about Brentknoll Vets – A guide to grief and saying the right thing
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”
September was a very special month for one nurse in particular as Naomi says goodbye to Miss and hello to life as a Mrs. We do love a wedding here at Brentknoll Vets, so we were all so excited to see our lovely nurse Naomi working her last few days as Miss Hodgkins before she left to marry her … [Read more...] about Nurse Naomi ties the Knot
Recent visitors to the practice may have met our wonderful locum Vet, Maria Isabel Fuentes Beneytez who joins us for the Summer Maria Isabel Fuentes Beneytez (or Bel as she likes to be called), is spending the Summer with us here at Brentknoll. Bel graduated from the University of Murcia, Spain, … [Read more...] about Bel spends the Summer at Brentknoll Vets
For many people, Summer is their favourite time of year, the weather is warmer and the sun is shining (well for about a week in Worcester if we're lucky) but it's not such fun for our Pets. Wearing a fur coat in the height of Summer isn't easy and so it's important that we take care of our fury … [Read more...] about Feeling the Heat this Summer?
If you don't want your pet to 'feel the love tonight' it's a good idea to get them neutered! Valentines day is upon us and romance is in the air, which is great if you're planning on a litter or puppies or kittens, but it can come as quite a shock if you aren't planning on it. The RSPCA estimates … [Read more...] about Can You Feel the Love Tonight?
With Valentines day around the corner, Lilies are often featured in bouquets... but did you know they are toxic to Cats? Sadly, many cat owners find out only too late, the dangers of Lily poisoning. Cats and toxins Cats are affected by toxins when ingested in the same way that dogs are, however … [Read more...] about The Right Bouquet for Your Cat this Valentines Day
It's a brand new year and what better time to turn over a new leaf with your Pets Many of us get lazy with routine health care as our lives get busier and the daily grind wears us down, so now is the time to take action and get back on track. The 'Weight' of the matter After the mountain of … [Read more...] about New Year Resolutions for Your Pet