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Foaming at the mouth…

22 May 2014

Milo, a beautiful 11 month old silver tabby, had always had a weakness for eating things that older and wiser cats would have ignored. More recently, he had developed a taste for his owner’s foam rubber exercise mat! ...

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Rocky’s road to recovery

20 May 2014

Rocky, a 4 year old Shih Tzu came to Willows as an out of hours emergency in September 2013. Poor Rocky had been attacked by a dog a week before, and as a direct result he had needed to have his left eye removed by his own veterinary surgeon...

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Cat saves four year old boy from dog attack

16 May 2014

CCTV footage from a home in California shows how the family’s pet cat wards off a nasty, unprovoked attack by a neighbour’s dog on the cat owner’s son.

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Understanding our pets

15 May 2014

The Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors (APBC) is an international network of experienced and qualified pet behaviour counsellors who take referrals from veterinary surgeons to treat behavioural problems in dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, horses and other pets...

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Update on Otto – a year on

13 May 2014

Otto, a handsome Hungarian Vizsla, became the star of the show last year when we featured him after he had been treated for meningitis by Willows’ neurologist, Roberto (‘Otto bounces back!!’).

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Pablo – an accident prone Pug

8 May 2014

Pablo first came to Willows in February this year (when he was only 3 months old), after an altercation with the family cat who had scratched him in his right eye...

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Cindy’s sad tale

6 May 2014

Cindy, a six year old mongrel was presented to our medical and surgical teams a few months ago with a puzzling and really challenging array of problems....

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Blue’s story – an update

1 May 2014

Remember Blue the Border Collie with the broken neck? He has now been back to Willows for a check-up with surgeon Bill Oxley, 5 weeks after his operation to stabilise the bones in his neck...

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Willows' orthopaedic education in the Far East

29 April 2014

A significant increase in the numbers of pets in China recently has led to a huge increase in demand for veterinary care. Until recently, postgraduate education for vets in China has been limited, meaning that Chinese vets could not learn some of the treatments we take for granted in the UK...

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Dog cloning, do you agree?

24 April 2014

A tiny cloned Dachshund puppy has been born in South Korea following a competition, offering the test tube procedure free of charge to a dog owner in the UK...

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Rajah bites off more than he can chew!

A lesson in why you should not throw sticks for your dog!

22 April 2014

Rajah is an active 4 year old crossbreed who loves nothing better than chasing after sticks. A couple of weeks ago he was doing just that when he went out of sight and then came back to his alarmed owner screaming and reluctant to walk...

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Harley – the coolest dog in town?

17 April 2014

Meet Harley, an 11 year old Yorkshire terrier, who first came to see Willows eye Specialist Heidi Featherstone back in 2008. At that stage Harley was diagnosed with a serious, potentially painful and blinding condition called ‘lens luxation’...

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Gimli – a tale of three precious kidneys…

15 April 2014

Gimli is a 10 year old extremely handsome male Bengal cat who we met in September last year. His owners had noticed he was losing weight and it was found that he had developed some lumps in his abdomen. Gimli was referred on to us by his local vet after investigations showed that he had kidney problems...

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Jed gets a break!

10 April 2014

Jed the Greyhound was meant to be enjoying a quiet life, having retired from racing and being re-homed to his new mum and dad; alas his retirement was not to run smoothly. Poor Jed sustained a nasty fracture...

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Bunny love – how to keep your rabbit safe from disease

8 April 2014

At Willows we recommend an annual vaccination to help protect your rabbit against myxomatosis and viral haemorrhagic disease, both of which are sadly fatal in the majority of affected rabbits...

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Huey’s good news story

3 April 2014

Huey is a four year old Jack Russell terrier who lives with two other dogs and loves swimming. Normally Huey runs upstairs every morning to greet his owners, but one Friday morning a few weeks ago he failed to show up at the top of the stairs. His mum thought this was unusual, and during the day Huey was a bit quiet and reluctant to go for his usual walk...

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Bra appeal!

31 March 2014

Willows’ female staff, family and friends have recently got together to support a worthy cause. The British Veterinary Nursing Association charity of the year, ‘Nowzad’, works to rescue, look after and re-home stray and abandoned animals in Afghanistan...

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Jade wins through

27 March 2014

The owners of Jade, an 11 year old Standard Poodle, noticed back in autumn of 2013 that she had developed a lump to the side of her nose...

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Flora – is she lucky or unlucky?

25 March 2014

We first met Flora when she was only 2 years old. She is quite a small West Highland White Terrier but she has always lived with Great Danes and has certainly learned to stand up for herself! ...

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An Oscar winning performance!

20 March 2014

When one of our very ill feline patients needed a blood transfusion recently, in stepped action hero, blood donor Oscar! ...

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Jess gets back on (all four of) her feet again!

18 March 2014

Jess is a lively 10 month old English Springer Spaniel whose boisterous fun was brought to a halt about 6 weeks ago, when she suddenly went lame on her left front leg while playing with another dog...

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Age is just a number...not a reason to give up according to Polo!

13 March 2014

Polo is a 13 year old cat who came to see us just before Christmas because he had been losing weight and vomiting for a couple of months. Initial treatment and investigations with his local practice had not got to the bottom of his problems...

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Calm down, Dear! Too much enthusiasm from Larka!

11 March 2014

Larka, a 9 month old crossbred dog, landed on her feet when she came to a new home with new owners after being rescued by the RSPCA. After two weeks she was settling in well...

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A career in the veterinary profession?

6 March 2014

For the second year running, Willows staff attended Solihull College’s 'Big Conversations' Animal Care and Land-based Careers Fair, which took place on 12th February...

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Frankie bites off more than he can chew…

4 March 2014

Frankie is a much-loved 10 year old crossbred family member belonging to Amy, of one of Willows’ Veterinary Nurses. Amy recently noticed that Frankie was a bit off colour and had a mild swelling over his lower jaw...

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It (really!) shouldn’t happen to a vet....or their dogs.**not for the squeamish!

27 February 2014

Internal Medicine specialist vet, Jane Eastwood, gives us the inside stories of her two trouble-making Springer Spaniels, Maddie and Lily...

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And, in the blue corner!… Blue the Border Collie versus the Patio Door

24 February 2014

Blue is a boisterous 4 month old Border Collie. Just the other day he tried to run in from the garden, but unfortunately the glass patio door got in the way. Blue immediately fell to the ground and was unable to walk. He was rushed to his vets where an X-ray showed that he had broken his neck...

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Fatal nicotine poisoning in a UK dog

21 February 2014

Sadly, Ivy, a rescue Staffordshire Bull Terrier from Redruth in Cornwall, has died of nicotine poisoning after chewing on a refill bottle of nicotine liquid for use in an e-cigarette. Ivy was rushed to the vets but...

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‘Reqs’ the Labrador Lifesaver!

19 February 2014

A four year old Collie called Carryad, believed to have been killed in a house explosion last week, has been found alive by...

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Your dog could be a life-saver!

13 February 2014

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...

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