Birchwood Veterinary Practice, like many other practices, has been affected by the national veterinary workforce shortage and, as such, we haven’t been able to recruit additional veterinary support for weekends. This has resulted in an increased workload for Mike and a lack of work-life balance, which many of you will appreciate, with a young family,
31 October 2019 - Many animals find fireworks scary. There are a number of things you can do to help your pets deal with fireworks. By preparing in advance before fireworks start you and your pet will be better able to cope with the noises. Here are a few tips from principal vet Mike that
9 September 2019 - Our puppy socialisation classes take place on Thursday evenings and are a great chance to socialise your new pet and learn some basic training skills. It is also a great opportunity to meet other new puppy owners and chat all things 'puppy'. Our experienced veterinary nurse Toni runs the sessions and
9 September 2019 - We were delighted to be part of Well Connected Canine's birthday celebrations on Saturday 7 September 2019. It was great to have so many people visiting our stand to learn more about how Birchwood Vets could help their pets.
It can be difficult to spot the signs when your pet needs to see the vet. Look out for certain situations when it is important not to delay and to arrange an appointment as soon as possible. Difficulty in breathing – This must be treated as a serious