willows

Your login session has timed out.
Please login below.

Willows website uses cookies - by continuing to browse the website you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Further information

close willows alert cookies

Submit Case Report

Do you wish to submit this report?

Submit Case Report

Prior to submitting please preview the report using the Save and Preview button.

Use the browser back button to return.

Cancel Case Report Assignment

Are you sure you wish to cancel your assignment to report on this case – all inputted data will be lost!

Delete Case

Do you want to delete this case?

This site is optimised for modern web browsers, and does not fully support your browser version, we suggest the use of one of the following browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, some sections of the website may not work correctly such as web forms

News

Adding up to a real problem – record year for the UK’s only venomous snake

26 August 2015

2015 has become a record year for sightings of the Adder: the UK’s only venomous snake. So much so, that the 4 foot long snake can now be spotted regularly around parks, woods and forests in the UK. Although Adders try to avoid humans and animals wherever possible, dog walkers should remain vigilant, as bites can be serious and even fatal to the inquisitive canine. Adder bites to humans also occur, and in recent years, an average of 1-2 cases have been reported to the UK National Poisons Information Service each week...

Read more...

History of domesticated dogs

21 August 2015

Statistics indicate that there are over 9 million pet dogs in the UK, in all shapes, sizes and colours, but how have these wild, wolf-like creatures transformed into man’s best friend?

Read more...

Freya's story...

19 August 2015

Willows love to hear how their patients are recovering and a local referring practice has recently updated us on how Freya is getting on with her hydrotherapy sessions...

Read more...

Your dog could be a life-saver!

17 August 2015

Dog Blood Donor Sessions at Willows

A significant number of the patients we see at Willows have life-threatening diseases associated with blood loss and severe anaemia. Some of these unfortunate pets need transfusions with blood or blood products, and many of our doggy patients have benefitted from treatment that would not have been possible without the help and support of the Pet Blood Bank...

Read more...

International Homeless Animals Day - 16 August 2015

14 August 2015

Originally began in America in 1992, but is now celebrated in over 50 countries on all six populated continents. The aim is to raise awareness of homeless and abandoned pets, feral animals and to educate people about the importance of neutering domestic animals...

Read more...

Miracle dog Tucker still going from strength to strength...

12 August 2015

Tucker, an Old English Sheepdog, had been referred to Willows as a puppy in 2014 with a very severe condition affecting the nerves in his hindlimbs called polyradiculoneuritis...

Read more...

Bullying birds/gangster gulls...

7 August 2015

A famous name from the world of music and television has allegedly commissioned little crash helmets for his beloved Yorkshire Terriers, Squiddly and Diddly, following the recent seagull attacks on small dogs...

Read more...

Grace wins the show!

5 August 2015

We always love to hear how our patients are getting on and Grace’s owners have recently been in touch to let us know how she is doing, following her surgery 3 years ago...

Read more...

Research shows that dogs can tell if someone is being mean to their owner!

31 July 2015

Have you ever been snubbed by someone and been given the impression that your dog has given them the cold shoulder? ...

Read more...

Tum-thing’s squeaking!

29 July 2015

Earlier this year Polly, a lively young Labrador, got herself in a spot of bother when a game of fetch went a little wrong! ...

Read more...

National Marine Week - 25th July – 9th August 2015

24 July 2015

Each year The Wildlife Trusts celebrate the UK's amazing sea animals and plants during National Marine Week and this year they are celebrating dolphins! ...

Read more...

Willows charity donation supports vital work of PetSavers!

22 July 2015

Willows have joined the £200 Project and supports the future of pet health...

Read more...

Willows' Wheelers!

20 July 2015

Recently the ‘Willows' Wheelers’ completed their first organised event, the Change Gear Sportive organised by Tudor Grange Leisure Centre. This was Solihull’s first Change Gear Sportive event.

Read more...

Allergies in pets...

17 July 2015

With July now upon us, and following the recent warm weather, allergy sufferers all over the UK are feeling the effects.

Read more...

Maggie is no longer cross-eyed!

15 July 2015

Meet Maggie, a lovely 2-year-old Japanese Akita who presented to the Willows Ophthalmology Service in April this year...

Read more...

Dog owners, be livestock aware!

10 July 2015

Dog attacks on sheep are becoming increasingly common when lambs are about, with one farmer recently being forced to shoot dead a black Labrador...

Read more...

Lifesaving treatment for Bailey

8 July 2015

Bailey is a very lovable young dog that was presented to Willows out of hours one evening as his owners had become very worried about him. Bailey had surgery at his usual vets the previous day and despite correct surgical techniques being performed Bailey had continued to bleed heavily through his surgical wound...

Read more...

Willows welcomes back specialist Andrew Parry!

6 July 2015

We are pleased to welcome back Andrew Parry to our specialist Diagnostic Imaging team...

Read more...

The concerning rise of the canine superbug - MRSP

3 July 2015

MRSP is the animal equivalent of the human superbug, MRSA, which is frequently in the news headlines. It is a worldwide problem, first appearing in the USA in 1999, with the first European case being reported in 2007...

Read more...

Chica and Saree break a Guinness World Record

1 July 2015

On Sunday 7th of June a mass of dogs and walkers arrived at the coastline of the North Sea in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest ever dog walk...

Read more...

Heat Wave Hot Tips!

30 June 2015

Dog’s die in hot cars!

With temperatures climbing today and predicted to stay high for some time, it is important to think about our furry friends.s...

Read more...

We are delighted to announce a new member of the Oncology team!

29 June 2015

We are delighted to welcome Elisabetta Treggiari DVM MSc MRCVS to our Oncology team, where she will be working alongside James Elliott BVM&S CertSAM DipECVIM-CA (Oncology) MRCVS, RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Oncology, European Specialist in Veterinary Oncology, and Stephen Baines MA VetMB PhD CertVR CertSAS DipECVS DipClinOnc MRCVS, RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Surgery, European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery, RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Oncology.

Read more...

Are you taking part in Bring Your Dog to Work Day?

26 June 2015

Today is Bring Your Dog to Work Day - an annual nationwide event which raises money for charities that look after the welfare of dogs. This year, the charity is All Dogs Matter, that rescues and rehomes more than 300 dogs each year...

Read more...

Be prepared when travelling with your pet!

24 June 2015

Recently a famous actor got himself into a lot of bother over flying his pets to Australia without completing the relevant paperwork in advance...

Read more...

Demodex - This mites surprise you!

19 June 2015

Demodex are microscopic cigar-shaped mites living within the skin of every dog. Most of the time, you would never know they were there as they live within the hair follicles without causing problems...

Read more...

Novice beekeepers responsible for swarms in city centres!

17 June 2015

Swarming, the movement of a large group of bees (queen bee is closely surrounded by the workers) is a natural phenomenon, occurring in warm weather...

Read more...

Lilies and cats...

12 June 2015

Many items in the household can be harmful to cats, but only a small number of people know that lilies can be very harmful (toxic) to our feline friends...

Read more...

Purr-fect CPD Forum

10 June 2015

Willows recently hosted a feline-themed continuing professional development (CPD) day for veterinary surgeons and nurses. We were very honoured to be joined by guest speakers, Dr Andy Sparkes, Veterinary Director, and Claire Bessant, Chief Executive of International Cat Care, who discussed the aims of International Cat Care to raise awareness in how veterinary practices can ensure that our feline friends and their owners are not distressed by their visit to the vets....

Read more...

Google’s search for answers is over!

5 June 2015

Google is a 4 year old Siamese cat. He had been fairly healthy for most of his life, with only the diagnosis of feline asthma to contend with. However, around Christmas of 2014, Google’s owner started to notice scabs around his ears...

Read more...

Protect the title ‘veterinary nurse’

3 June 2015

There are currently no rules or regulations in place to protect the title ‘veterinary nurse’ which means that anyone, regardless of a lack of relevant training or education, can call themselves a veterinary nurse...

Read more...