Your Brave Pet Stories

Paw printsEvery year we see and treat hundreds of pets, all of which are special to us. Here you can read the stories of just some of the brave patients that have visited our clinics across the UK. 

Our monthly Brave Pet Awards celebrate our bravest patients, who have still managed to wag their tails and put on a brave face despite their treatment.

For your pet's chance to win the title and some well deserved treats, upload their story.

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Jeremy
English Springer Jeremy visits us after hurting himself springing onto an embankment

Jeremy is our beautiful 7 month old English Springer. While out for the day around Yorkshire, he decided to try and "spring" onto an upright embankment. But he misjudged it and ended up banging his lower abdomen.

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Jessie eats a pine cone
Despite undergoing surgery to remove a pine cone, Jessie still manages to keep a waggy tail

My name is Jessie. I am 2 years old and have been rehoused from a stray. On Thursday I was a very bad girl and ate a small pine cone which got stuck in my intestines. I felt really very poorly and couldn't stop being sick. Nataliya at Vets Now looked after me and I had to have an operation to remove the cone.

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Layla is diagnosed with diabetes
Layla is diagnosed with diabetes

Our Layla is a gorgeous dalmation who has been recently diagnosed with diabetes. Vets Now Middlesborough took great care of her when we rushed her in as an emergency.

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Prince
Playful kitten Prince is doing well after being bitten

Prince was bitten by a dog on the mouth, he was very scared and sore. He is a very friendly, playful cat. He is ten years old, but acts like a kitten. He hides under beds or around corners and jumps out on you.

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Leo is diagnosed with a severe case of bronchopneumonia
At 3 months old Leo is diagnosed with a severe case of bronchopneumonia

Leo became really ill, wouldn't eat, wouldn't drink, couldn't go to the toilet and wouldn't play and was breathing rapidly. He is only 3 months old and he changed suddenly from a happy healthy little boy to a miserable unwell baby.

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Binky
Binky visits Vets Now with a bad stomach after a long walk out eating cow pats

Whilst holidaying in the Peak District Binky, Darci and I spent each day walking and exploring. Darci likes to paddle but Binky embraces water and likes to submerge head and all looking for sticks. If getting filthy was not enough, on our return journey, many a cow pat was investigated and consumed.

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Parker
Almost a year after being in a car accident, Parker has made a great recovery and is back to off lead exercise

In June 2013 Parker was unfortunately involved in a very serious car accident. As it was a Saturday my regular vets were closed so Parker went to Vets Now in Bristol. He was very seriously injured and things didn't look good but all the team worked very hard to stabalise him.

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Dolly
Pet Blood Bank special: after a difficult birth Dolly recovers thanks to PBB blood transfusion

Over the early May Bank Holiday weekend, two and a half year old French bulldog, Dolly, was admitted to Vets Now Sheffield, with problems giving birth. Dolly ended up requiring a Caesarean section, and whilst under anaesthetic her uterus ruptured and she haemorrhaged.

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Prince
Brave Prince recovers from Parvovirus

Last year I got my little chihuahua puppy, Prince. I only had him for not even 24 hours, and on the Friday evening Prince was vomiting and had a very severe case of diarrhea. From watching an episode of Paul O'Grady For the Love of Dogs, I saw these puppies who had parvo, and Prince had the same symptoms, so at about 10pm we took him to the out of hours vets.

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Reggie
Reggie the pup is struck down with vomiting

I had only had Reggie a week and he was struck down by extreme vomiting, being a Sunday evening I worried where I would be able to take him and if he would pull through.

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