WILLOWS’ CLINICAL TEAM BOOSTED WITH RETURN OF SPECIALIST TOBY GEMMILL

The clinical team here at Willows has been boosted by the return of a renowned Specialist to our Orthopaedic service. Toby Gemmill, RCVS and ECVS Specialist in Small Animal Surgery, first joined us in 2005 as an Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgeon. He became Clinical Director in 2016 and then Managing Director in 2020, balancing leadership…

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CAT’S SIGHT SAVED IN LATE-NIGHT OP AFTER 2cm THORN PIERCED EYE

An emergency out-of-hours operation here at Willows has saved the sight of a cat whose left eye had been pierced by a 2cm-long thorn. The two-year-old domestic shorthair, called Oberon, was in dire danger of losing his vision and was rushed to our team for treatment. The dramatic out-of-hours case saw Oberon quickly taken for…

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OUR CROWNING GLORY! WILLOWS LAUNCHES DENTISTRY SERVICE

Exciting news… we have launched a dentistry service here at Willows which makes us the only veterinary referral dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery facility in the Midlands. Dentistry clinician James Haseler, who heads up our new department, said: “Willows has an enviable global reputation for delivering excellence in pet health care and the opening of…

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MIRACULOUS BOW HAILED AFTER PIONEERING CANCER TREATMENT AT WILLOWS

An image of Bow, a black labrador with grey hairs around his muzzle, sitting on some gress. In the background there is a beach and the sky is cloudy

A 12-year-old Labrador has been hailed a “miracle” success story by the specialist vet who treated him for an inoperable mouth cancer. Chiara Penzo, a renowned RCVS and European Specialist in Veterinary Oncology here at Willows Veterinary Centre and Referral Service in Solihull, said beloved family pet Bow had responded brilliantly to pioneering electrochemotherapy treatment.…

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‘ONE IN A MILLION’ DOG ENJOYING LIFE AFTER CANCER ALL CLEAR

An image of Henry, a black cocker spaniel dog, sitting and look straight at the camera. In the background there is woodland

A ‘one in a million’ cocker spaniel is cock-a-hoop after ear cancer fears were allayed by industry-leading specialists here at Willows.   Fifteen-year-old former Crufts competitor Henry was referred to our specialist-led team after an unidentified mass was discovered in his right ear. As part of a multidisciplinary approach, Henry was assessed by Erika Villedieu,…

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LIFE’S A BEACH AS WILLOWS WORKS WONDERS ON WOLFGANG’S ‘WONKY LEG’

A rescued dog’s ‘wonky’ leg is working properly at last following Specialist surgery here at Willows. Five-year-old Wolfgang already had a deformed left foreleg when he was adopted from Romania at the age of 18 months but over the past year, his new owners realised the problem had significantly worsened. The beloved pet was soon…

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