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Reported cases of CRGV (Alabama Rot) in the UK hit all-time high

As of January 2018, 43 cases of CRGV (Alabama rot) have been found across 21 separate counties. Figures show 2018 has seen the largest number of confirmed cases since the mystery dog disease was fi - Read more

Fluff the dog fitted with pacemaker

Fluff is now back in the arms of her delighted owners after a successful pacemaker implantation! Diagnosed with Sick Sinus Syndrome (SSS) After experiencing repeated episodes of faint - Read more

CRGV update - 4 more cases confirmed

A further 4 cases of cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy (often termed CRGV and sometimes known as Alabama Rot) have been confirmed. The cases were from Maplehurst (W.Sussex), Farnborough ( - Read more

CRGV update - 2 more cases confirmed

Unfortunately, we have to confirm a further 2 cases of cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy (often termed CRGV and sometimes known as Alabama Rot). The cases were from Malmesbury (Wiltsh - Read more

New Head of Neurology appointed

We are pleased to announce that we have appointed Daniel Sanchez-Masian, the Senior Lecturer at the Small Animal Teaching Hospital at the University of Liverpool, to the newly created role of Head - Read more

Tests performed so far to try to identify the cause of CRGV (Alabama Rot)

Extensive research on CRGV (Alabama Rot) has been carried out by Anderson Moores for a number of years. Unfortunately, investigations have, so far, failed to positively identify any trigger agent o - Read more

CRGV update - 7 further cases confirmed

Unfortunately, we have to confirm a further 7 cases of cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy (often termed CRGV and sometimes known as Alabama Rot). The cases were from Burton (Wiltshire) - Read more

Feline Wound Management BSAVA Learn@Lunch Webinar

Davina Anderson will be presenting the BSAVA Learn@Lunch webinar on Wednesday 18th April, between 1-2pm. This webinar will look at the unique aspects of wound healing in cats and how they affec - Read more

CRGV featured on the front page of the Sunday Telegraph

We are pleased to see a warning about CRGV (Alabama Rot) has made the front page of the Sunday Telegraph. In the article ‘Danger for dogs on muddy walks’, our Head of Internal Medic - Read more

CRGV update - 9 more cases confirmed

Unfortunately, we have to confirm a further 9 cases of cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy (often termed CRGV and sometimes known as Alabama Rot). The cases were from Lincoln (Lincolnsh - Read more

Join Anderson Moores at the BSAVA Congress 2018 for an exclusive CPD session

At this year’s BSAVA Congress, Andy Moores BVSc DipECVS DSAS (Orth) FRCVS will be hosting the seminar 'Approach to common orthopaedic conditions’ on Friday 6th April in Exec Room 9 - Read more

CRGV update - 11 further cases confirmed

Unfortunately, we have to confirm a further 11 cases of cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy (often termed CRGV and sometimes known as Alabama Rot). The cases were from St Athan (Vale of - Read more

The Good Life campaign beats fundraising target

After 12 successful months, Petra Agthe’s Good Life campaign – an initiative created to encourage well-being amongst colleagues, friends and family – has come to an end. Ander - Read more

New Head of Anaesthesia appointed

Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists has appointed Eva Rioja Garcia to the newly-created role of Head of Anaesthesia. In her new role, Eva will be focused on expanding the department to ensur - Read more

CRGV update - more cases confirmed

Unfortunately, we have to confirm further cases of cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy (often termed CRGV or Alabama Rot). The cases were from Chippenham (Wiltshire), Taunton (Somerset) - Read more

CRGV update - 10 further cases confirmed

Unfortunately, we have to confirm 10 further cases of cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy (often termed CRGV or Alabama Rot). The cases were from Sacriston (County Durham), Guiseley (West Y - Read more

Pain Clinic - how we helped Ford

Ford is a 12-year-old Labrador. He has an important role as a friend for new foster dogs that are rescued from puppy farms in Wales and Ireland by his owner. Ford visited Anderson Moores because he - Read more

Anderson Moores installs new 64 slice CT scanner from Siemens

The new 64 slice CT scanner provides fast examinations, with excellent image detail and special image reconstructions, allowing the team to scan and diagnose patients rapidly. The cutting-edge - Read more

Andy Moores receives prestigious Fellowship from The Royal College Of Veterinary Surgeons

We are thrilled to announce that Andy Moores, one of our five shareholders and RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Surgery, has been awarded a Fellowship by The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons for - Read more

Anderson Moores Anaesthetist completes PhD

We would like to say congratulations to our Anaesthetist Rachel Bennett on completing her PhD - The Impact of MK-467 on Certain Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Properties of Selected Drugs Affe - Read more

Haatchi and Owen open new reception facility at Anderson Moores

We were delighted to welcome back former patient Haatchi and his owner, Owen Howkins, to officially unveil our new reception facility. Anderson Moores first met the famous pair in 2013, not lon - Read more

The Good Life campaign – the story so far

At the start of the year, Anderson Moores' RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging, Petra Agthe, launched her Good Life campaign – an initiative to encourage well-being amongst c - Read more

New Research from the AMVS Orthopaedic Team

Research performed at AMVS has led to two publications in the last month. These offer new insights into humeral intracondylar fissure (aka incomplete ossification of the humeral condyle) -a conditi - Read more

Anderson Moores speak with BBC about growing number of Alabama Rot cases

Following his recent appearance on ITV, David Walker, Head of Internal Medicine at Anderson Moores, joined presenters on BBC Radio Wales and BBC Radio 4 to discuss the growing number of Alabama Rot - Read more

Direct Claims Welcome

To help make life easier for owners we now welcome Direct Claims. We understand that bringing a much loved pet to a referral centre is always stressful, so to make things a little easier we are - Read more

Choosing a Feline Hyperthyroid Clinic – 6 reasons why we’re different

We know there are other Feline Hyperthyroid Clinics to choose from. But we also know that our new state-of-the-art clinic for radioactive iodine treatment is unlike any other. Here are just some of - Read more

CRGV Update

Unfortunately, further cases of cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy (CRGV) have been reported recently, taking the total number of confirmed cases since 2012 to 98. Fifteen cas - Read more

Anderson Moores speak with ITV about growing number of Alabama Rot cases

Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialist, David Walker, recently gave an interview to ITV about the growing number of cases of Alabama Rot and the symptoms associated. Alabama Rot, also known as C - Read more

Veterinary Specialist Launches Well-being Initiative

Stress, depression, and - unfortunately - suicide are all too common in the veterinary profession, but it does not have to be that way. Anderson Moores' RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Diagnostic - Read more

Clinical Audit and Black Box Thinking – is this for me?

Recently there has been a lot of interest in the general and veterinary press about checklists and clinical audits, suggesting that with checklists and clinical auditing everything will turn out pe - Read more

Anderson Moores to refund extra RSA fees

At the moment if an owner with an insurance policy that is underwritten by RSA (ie MoreThan, Tesco and Argos) chooses to use a referral centre that is not part of RSA’s network they may be ch - Read more

Webinar 17th January - Alabama Rot / Cutaneous Renal glomerular vasculopathy (CRGV)

Laura Holm, Anderson Moores’ RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Medicine, will be presenting the webinar ‘Alabama Rot / Cutaneous Renal glomerular vasculopathy (CRGV)’ for - Read more

Anderson Moores’ Veterinary Specialists showcase their ‘fan-tache-tic’ efforts for Movember

Last month, some of the dashing Anderson Moores team abandoned their razors and sacrificed their upper lips in aid of Movember – a global campaign to raise awareness and fund programmes to ta - Read more

Anderson Moores Celebrates 10 Years Helping the South's Pets

Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists has been busy celebrating 10 years of providing high quality surgical and medical care for cats and dogs across the South. To mark this milestone in spectacul - Read more

Our state-of-the-art Feline Hyperthyroid Clinic is complete – take a look at the first pictures here

We are delighted to be able to share with you pictures of our new Feline Hyperthyroid Clinic at Deer Park, which will be accepting referrals from the beginning of October. The facilit - Read more

Job Vacancy: Small Animal Surgeon - Boarded or Board eligible and Residency trained

We are currently looking for the right person to expand our surgery team of four full-time and one part-time Boarded surgeons. Anderson Moores has a truly multidisciplinary team providing refer - Read more

Technological Issues

We are currently experiencing technological difficulties. If you do wish to contact the practice, please call us on 01962 767920 rather than emailing for the time being. We apologise for any inconv - Read more

Feline Hyperthyroid Clinic Launched

After months of preparation and hard work, we are delighted to announce that from September, Anderson Moores will become one of only a handful of veterinary centres in the south of England to provi - Read more

RSA’s Preferred Veterinary Referral Network

I’m sure that you will have seen much in the trade and national press about RSA’s recently launched 'Preferred Veterinary Referral Network'. Last year we worked closely with - Read more

Clinical findings and treatment outcome for cats diagnosed with Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) in the UK

We are pleased to announce that our European Specialist in Companion Animal Cardiology, Paul Motskula, recently contributed to a research paper published within the Veterinary Record regarding the - Read more

Pokémon goes to the rescue

Here at Anderson Moores we always like to keep our finger on the pulse of popular culture and this month the global sensation that is Pokémon Go has caught our attention. Unless you' - Read more

Avoiding Pitfalls in Thoracic Radiography

by Tommaso Gregori In this short article, I would like to briefly discuss the benefits and importance of obtaining orthogonal views when performing radiographs in practice. As x-ray images are - Read more

Great Pretenders of Neurology

By Sue Fitzmaurice Like you, I am frightened by Donald Trump’s hair. I can’t explain it. I don’t know where it came from, how it happened, or what it will lead to. No doubt so - Read more

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) Study

We are still recruiting cats for our hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) clinical trial involving the nutritional management of pre-clinical felines. For a cat to be considered at the screening proce - Read more

Minimally Invasive Surgery for Intrahepatic Shunts

Minimally Invasive Surgery (Percutaneous Transjugular Coil Embolisation) for Single Congenital Intrahepatic Shunts Congenital portosystemic shunts have been reported to occur in 0.18% of all do - Read more

Gallbladder Mucoceles…… more common than you think

A remainder of hepatic physiology: Bile is continuously produced by hepatocytes and is mainly composed of water, bile acids, bilirubin, phospholipids, cholesterol and electrolytes. Bile is init - Read more

Have you seen a cat with a heart murmur in your clinic?

We are looking for cats with asymptomatic HCM! For a clinical trial using a targeted diet from an international pet food manufacturer we are including cats with diagnosed asymptomatic HCM. - Read more

Incidental heart murmurs – are they incidental after all?

During routine physical examination of dogs and cats heart murmurs are often noted in the clinical record. Should we worry about this? Heart murmurs may be associated with a significant cardiac - Read more

Treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease

This article explores the treatment of chronic kidney disease (CKD). CKD is relatively common in general practice and early identification and appropriate management may improve the outcome of pati - Read more

How to manage... Chronic Diarrhoea in dogs

Chronic diarrhoea is common in dogs. Diarrhoea is considered as chronic when it lasts for longer than 2-3 weeks, or if there are relapsing episodes of acute diarrhoea. Differential diagnoses for ch - Read more

How to Maximise the Benefits of Referral

How to decide if a referral is appropriate for a patient? Uncertain or unconfirmed diagnosis Diagnosis or treatment requiring equipment/expertise not available in practice Poor - Read more

Incomplete ossification of the humeral condyle in Springer Spaniels

Incomplete ossification of the humeral condyle (aka humeral intracondylar fissure) predisposes affected dogs to condylar fractures (elbow fractures), and can cause forelimb lameness in its own righ - Read more

Pain Clinic Launched

Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists now offers a Pain Clinic Service as part of a multidisciplinary specialist approach to patients’ wellbeing and quality of life. The goal of the Pain Clinic - Read more

Requests for Advice

At Anderson Moores we believe that complimentary case advice is a very important part of the service that we offer our referring vets. Our aim is to provide pertinent, timely advice to all colleagu - Read more

Staff News

Neurology We are really pleased to be able to welcome Ed Ives to join Sue Fitzmaurice in our rapidly expanding neurology team. Ed graduated from Cambridge in 2007 before working in a first opin - Read more

Insurers Try to Dictate Care

There has been much comment both in the press and on social media regarding the “preferred provider” policy that the insurance underwriter RSA has recently implemented in various region - Read more

Clinical Case of the Month

Clinical Presentation Are you filled with dread when ‘Dog looking at owner in a funny way’ pops up on your computer screen as the summary of your next case? Well, occasionally that - Read more

Non azotaemic cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy/Alabama Rot – Advice Sheet for Vets

Given the high level of public concern re CRGV (or Alabama Rot), you may have been presented with a dog with a skin lesion of unknown cause. As there is no ante mortem test for this disease, we - Read more

Cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy/Alabama rot – Veterinary Information Sheet

Cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy (CRGV) is a disease of unknown aetiology, often characterised by ulceration of the distal extremities in dogs. It is variably associated with clinically - Read more

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