Whether you've had good or bad experiences in the past with NHS treatment, there's no denying that having a system where medical healthcare is free is something we are very lucky to have. When it comes to treating pets there is no such system, owning an animal is a luxury that comes with associated … [Read more...] about No NHS for Pets, Understanding the cost of Pet Care
There's a chill in the air and the days are getting shorter, that can only mean one thing... Winter is coming, so it's time to get your Rabbit ready. In the wild, rabbits would hide underground to shelter from the winter chill and they would huddle in groups to share body heat. For many domestic … [Read more...] about Brentknoll Vets will get your Rabbit ready for Winter
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
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?
The Brentknoll team celebrated another busy year at the practice by letting their hair down from the surgical caps and getting glam without the theatre gowns. It can be a hectic time of year at the practice, December always brings new challenges; like dogs eating their body weight in chocolate … [Read more...] about Brentknoll’s Christmas Party 2016
December is always a fun time of year as the staff get to choose their favourite from the past 12 months and spoil them with a new toy in time for Christmas This year has been a very busy one at the practice and we've been lucky enough to meet and take care of so many wonderful pets during the … [Read more...] about Brentknoll’s Favourite Pets 2016
Good relationships between dogs and their owners are based on good communication. Between each other, dogs communicate in a number of ways ... but their body language is one of the most important. It's only natural, then, that they'll use the same methods to communicate with people. Improving … [Read more...] about Dog behaviour… the do’s and don’ts