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
You may think that Vet Nurses have it easy, they get to cuddle animals whilst the vets 'fix' them... right? Wrong! Being a Veterinary Nurse is like juggling 8 spinning plates (at the same time as holding a wriggly kitten). There are many different parts to being a good veterinary nurse. You must … [Read more...] about The ‘Glamorous’ Life of a Brentknoll Vet Nurse
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
Members of the Brentknoll Veterinary Centre team, represented the practice at this year's Animals 'r' Magic event and what a day we had. The annual fundraising event is organised and hosted by The Cinnamon Trust, a charity who work to improve the lives of the elderly and their pets. Each year, … [Read more...] about Brentknoll Vets think Worcestershire’s Animals ‘r’ Magic
Sadly, antifreeze kills many cats, dogs and wildlife in the UK each Winter so it's important to know the signs and what to do. Nobody enjoys scraping the frozen windows of their car in the winter, so we often take advantage of products like anti-freeze to quickly defrost the windows. But this … [Read more...] about Spot antifreeze poisoning this Winter
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?
Remember the popular 90s film Beethoven? Well we were lucky enough to have 11 St Bernard puppies in for heart screening and the fun certainly followed... The St Bernard is one of the largest breeds, mostly recognised for their part in the popular film Beethoven. Due to their extreamly large size … [Read more...] about Beethoven takes over Brentknoll Vets