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Monday - Friday  Monday - Friday
  • 9am – 10am
  • 2pm – 3pm
  • 4.30pm– 6.30pm
  • 9am – 12pm
  • 5pm– 6.30pm
Saturday  Saturday
  • 9am – 11am
  • 9am – 11am

Weight Watchers

Obesity is a common problem in both cats and dogs and can contribute to several health problems such as:

  • arthritis
  • diabetes
  • heart
  • respiratory conditions

We all know how important it is not to allow our pets to gain weight but sometimes the waistline of your pet can increase over time and it’s these slow changes that are less easy to spot. Most overweight patients simply need a more suitable diet in order to lead a slimmer, healthier life. At the Practice we offer a weight clinic, run by one of our nurses, to provide advice on suitable diets, target weights, and a time scale for losing weight. Regular weighing will encourage and support your and your pet’s efforts to slim and trim. The clinics are free of charge, so why not book in for a weight check. There’s nothing to lose but your pet’s “spare tyre”!

Contact us at…

Acorn Veterinary Centre
21 Station Road
B80 7HR
Tel: 01527 853304


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  • February's Pet of the Month
    February's Pet of the Month

    Neville is our February’s Pet of Month! At only 5 months old, he is our youngest recipient of the award.

    At the beginning of December, Neville was diagnosed with a stomach upset known as gastritis. Even with medication his condition did not clear up. It was decided that further investigations were required such as x-rays and laparoscopic surgery to get to the bottom of what was going on.

    Neville was so brave and recovered well from his anaesthetic and investigations. With results from biopsies and a change of diet to include more fibre, Neville is feeling much better.

    Neville is such a cheeky chappy who puts a smile on everyone’s face here at Acorn.

    Well done Neville!

  • Slimmer of the Month
    Slimmer of the Month

    February's Weight Watcher Award goes to George, a 10 year old Golden Retriever.

    He originally weighed 54.6kg and with the help from a prescription weight loss diet, he now weighs 45.9kg!

    George is now at a lower risk of health problems such as diabetes, arthritis and heart conditions.

    Well done to George and his owners for doing such a great job!

  • Pet Dental Health Month
    Pet Dental Health Month

    We are offering 10% OFF ALL ROUTINE DENTALS during the month of February (including scale and polish and up to 4 extractions).

    Contact reception to book in for a FREE DENTAL CHECK with one of our veterinary nurses - 01527 853304.

    Did you know? 80% of dogs and cats over the age of 3 have dental disease!

    Terms and conditions apply (contact reception for more information).