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Monday - Friday Saturdays Sundays Public Holidays
8:30am - 6:30pm 9:00am - 1:00pm CLOSED CLOSED
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Dogs & Puppies

Learn more about man's faithful friend here.

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Rabbits & Small Pets

Rabbits, Guinea Pigs, Hamsters & other small pets

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Cats & Kittens

Cute kittens to tabby tigers, check out  our factsheets.

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Parrots & Birds

Poultry, Parrots, Parakeets and other feathered friends

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Welcome to Special Friends Vets in Redditch

It’s time to give your pet the veterinary care it deserves

Special Friends Animal Medical Centre is a husband and wife clinical team that’s well established and well-known in the local community of Redditch. Why? Because we treat your pet like a member of our family, providing them with the care they deserve.

At the foundation of our business is a desire to provide your pet with a comprehensive care package, one which can look after them at every stage in its happy life.

Reasons to visit us:

  • See the same vet every time – relaxing your pet and giving you continuity of care
  • Expert nurse consultations – free of charge
  • Comprehensive consultations by appointment
  • Hi-tech surgical facilities run by dedicated professionals
  • Booster injections, microchipping, dental treatment and much more to ensure your pet is fit as a fiddle

Every one of our services is client-focused, and changed so it’s the perfect match for your pet. The furriest member of your family means the world to us, and we want to care for them the best we can. 

Tim Land

Tim Land

Special Friends Animal Medical Centre

To speak to a member of our friendly team, or to register your pet please call 01527 67402. Alternatively you can email our reception team at reception@specialfriends.co.uk

Opening Times

Monday - Friday Saturdays Sundays Public Holidays
8:30am - 6:30pm 9:00am - 1:00pm CLOSED CLOSED
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Dawn  Evans  - RVN BVNA

Dawn Evans

RVN BVNA

Dawn joined the team at Special Friends in 2005 following a career break to bring up her children. Married to Steve and with two sons, Dawn qualified way back in 1980  as an original RANA. Her spare time is spent looking after husband, sons, her border collie cross ‘Tilda , Freddie the cat and Elvis the rabbit.

Frances  Singh  - ANA

Frances Singh

ANA

Fran joined the team at Special Friends in 2009, and qualified as an Animal Nursing Assistant in 2010. She combines working on reception with assisting the Vets and Nurses.  Since she has been working here, her menagerie at home has increased to 1 cat, 1 rabbit, 1 hamster and 8 chickens who all work hard to provide the staff with a generous amount of multi-coloured eggs!

Ceri  Land  - RVN

Ceri Land

RVN

Ceri qualified in 1999, and worked in the Gloucestershire and Worcestershire areas before joining Special Friends in 2001. Married to Tim and with two small children she says she has no time for any extra mural activities that do not involve swimming (with the children) dancing, (with the children) cookery (with the children) and sometimes she can be found playing (with the children)!

Morwenna  Taylor - BVSc MRCVS

Morwenna Taylor

BVSc MRCVS

Morwenna qualified from Liverpool University in 2010. She worked in a small animal practice in the West Midlands until joining Special Friends in 2015.  A native of Cornwall, Morwenna has two cats and a dog named Stanley. Morwenna spends her spare time with her husband and visits home to Cornwall to enjoy the beaches.

Naomi  Killingsworth  - RVN

Naomi Killingsworth

RVN

Naomi qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2008 and joined Special Friends in 2010 having spent several years working as a nurse for the RSPCA. In her spare time she has hand-reared and fostered over 300 kittens - and kept 6 for herself!  Outside of work Naomi enjoys fitness training, hiking with her husband and can often be seen hanging upside down at her local rock climbing centre.

Stephanie  Gardiner - VCA

Stephanie Gardiner

VCA

Joining the practice in March 2013, as an addition to the reception team, Steph is on hand to support clients as well as the veterinary and nursing staff. Before moving to the Midlands, Steph worked at a vets in South Wales, supporting the reception and nursing team. She is looking forward to a long career with Special Friends, and when she is not working she is a keen horse-rider and enjoys being out in the countryside.

Tim  Land - BVM&S MRCVS

Tim Land

BVM&S MRCVS

Tim qualified from the The Royal (Dick) Veterinary College, Edinburgh in 1998 and worked in several mixed animal practices in the Worcestershire area before joining Special Friends in 2005. Together with his wife Ceri, they are owned by 1 dog called Maggie, Stanley the cat and 2 children. When he is allowed to leave the practice, he enjoys playing guitar and keyboards in a local covers band.

Caroline 'Caz'  Griffiths  - RVN

Caroline 'Caz' Griffiths

RVN

Caz joined us in 2014 from a small animal practice in the West Midlands. Caz is a keen motorcyclist and enjoys commuting between the practice and her home in Worcester. Caz likes assisting at surgical work and meeting clients pet's at Nurse Clinics.

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Summer 2015 Newsletter

Fact File - Ear Disease Does your pet show signs of head shaking and ear scratching? These are commonly seen in dogs and cats and, combined with other symptoms such as ear redness and discharge – point to ear disease as a problem. The ear is protected externally by a pinna (or flap). A Narrow ear canal carries sound to the ear drum where it passes onto the middle and inner ear. Unlike the situation in humans where middle ear ...

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RCVS Practice Standards

We are extremely pleased to announce that, once again, Special Friends have passed the stringent assessment for accreditation by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. This assessment, conducted by professional staff appointed by the RCVS, takes place every four years. A very BIG thank you to all the staff for the effort needed to consistently maintain the high standards required by the RCVS, that allow us to retain the much sought after ...

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Winter 2014 Newsletter

Aches and pains - is your pet affected? Cold damp weather can unmask signs of arthritic change in dogs and cats, and now is a good time to take a good look at your pets and make sure they are comfortable. Do they seem stiff or lame? Do they have difficulty getting up or down? Does it take a while for them to get going in the morning? If so, your pet will benefit from a check over to identify any problems and work out how best to treat th ...

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