5 Kidderminster Road
Monday to Friday 8:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday 9:30am - 12:00noon
12 Kidderminster Road
Monday to Friday 8:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 11:30am
165 New Road
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 6:30pm
Saturday 12:00noon - 2:30pm
Unit 2, Rear of 24-26 Worcester Road Bromsgrove B61 7AE
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Mon & Fri 1:00pm - 6:30pm
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Weds 12noon - 7:00pm
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Canine distemper is a contagious and serious viral illness which affects dogs, foxes, skunks, wolves and other species of wildlife. Ferrets can be a carrier of this virus. The canine distemper virus is airborne and can also be contracted by direct or indirect (bedding, bowls, utensils etc) contact with an infected animal. First it attacks a dog’s tonsils, then the respiratory, urogenital, gastrointestinal and nervous systems. Young and non-vaccinated dogs are most at risk.
Canine parvovirus is a highly contagious and dangerous disease. It can produce a life-threatening illness, where the virus attacks by quickly dividing body cells, most severely affecting the dog’s intestinal tract. Parvovirus also attacks white blood cells, and in young dogs, it can damage the heart muscle and cause lifelong cardiac problems. Due to the contagion risk and to stop suffering, the most likely outcome if a dog has contracted parvovirus, unfortunately is euthanasia.
Infectious canine hepatitis is an acute liver infection in dogs caused by canineadenovirus type-1 (CAV-1). The virus is spread in the faeces, urine, blood, saliva, and nasal discharge of an infected dog.
Leptospirosis is an infection of bacterial spirochetes, which dogs acquire when subspecies of the Leptospira interrogans penetrate the skin and spread through the body by way of the bloodstream. This bacteria can reproduce in the eyes, kidneys, liver, central nervous and reproductive systems.
After the initial infection, fever and infection of the blood quickly develop, however symptoms can be resolved with the reactive increase of antibodies, which clear the bacteria from dog’s system. The dog’s recovery and organ repair will depend on the strength of their immune system and ability to eradicate the infection completely. The Leptospira spirochete bacteria can still remain and reproduce in the dog’s kidneys and infect the urine. If kidney and liver infection progresses, these organs can be severely damaged and this can be fatal. Younger animals with lesser developed immune systems are most at risk for severe complications.
Did you know that Leptospira spirochete bacteria can be passed onto humans and other animals, with children being most at risk? Vaccination against this zoonotic disease is vital.
Kennel cough is the common name for infectious tracheobronchitis, a canine respiratory infection caused by Bordetella bronchiseptica and canine parainfluenza virus. Inflammation of the upper airway is caused by pathogens attacking the cilia lining of the respiratory tract. Kennel cough is contagious and is not just caught from putting your pet in boarding kennels, as the name suggests. Your dog can pick up kennel cough from other infected dogs, simply by mixing with them on a walk in the park.
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A huge thank you to Sophie who de-matted our cat Ethel last week, she is a very happy cat now and you made a great job of her coat…. Can’t thank you enough for looking after her and sorting out her problem. Clent Hills are so professional and really put their clients first, both ladies on reception were very professional and helpful and the vet who admitted Ethel was lovely. Thanks again.Melissa Stokes - Blakedown, Facebook
An amazing vet group which I’ve been going to for over 13 years. Brilliant vets (especially Rod) who couldn’t be more caring, attentive and ‘spot on’ with any diagnosis. Highly recommend.Sarah Russell, Facebook
A huge thank you to Sophie who de-matted our cat Ethel last week, she is a very happy cat now and you made a great job of her coatRachel, Facebook
Thank you so much to all the wonderful staff at Clent Hills Vets who have been fantastic with my Guinea Pig Martha over the last few weeks. Not only that but they have been very reassuring and not once dismissed my worry over her. She’s back home today after a procedure to flush her bladder and is currently munching away on her hay so is doing really well. See you all again in a few days for her post op checkup!Gemma Mallett, Facebook
Amazing vets, knowledgeable and friendly staff. All our animals go here and if we ever need an appointment we can always get one quickly. Would recommend 🙂Becka Weston, Facebook
Thank you all so much for caring for Storm today whilst he was in for his little op. Once again, 5* service all round xBeverley Stanton, Facebook
I would definitely recommend you without a doubt, the care we receive is excellent. I’m able to just drop in and get over-the- counter general advice when I need it, and nothing seems too much trouble here. Plus, my dogs have always loved coming to this Vets!Beverley Stanton, Blog
We visited today for the first time, I can see why they are voted the best in Bromsgrove ! Lovely clean fresh facility, great idea to not only have a cat’s corner, but a cat only clinic! Barbara our vet was very compassionate, kind and genuine! Guinness loved her which means a lot to me as the last couple of times we have been to a vet’s my poor Guinn couldn’t stop shaking!! Lovely helpful Staff, very very clean premises and a lot cheaper than my previous place!!Katie W, Best of Bromsgrove