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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
We are now one of only a few referral centres to have feline packed red blood cells (type A) available for immediate in-house use. Type B packed red blood cells are also available for patients with - Read more
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
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
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
Twix, a three-year-old male cat, was rushed to Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists for life-saving surgery after he was cruelly shot with an air rifle in the Itchen area of Southampton.
The - Read more
We're sad to share the recent announcement of 2 further CRGV (cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy) cases. The cases were from Stonehouse (Gloucestershire) and Stanstead Abbots, Hertford - Read more
For those of you that missed the Vet Times’ recent story ‘Turtle trek for dynamic duo’, we wanted to share the fantastic challenge our RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal M - Read more
We would like to congratulate our RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Medicine, Laura Holm, and her husband, Shawn, for completing their 100 mile walk in aid of the Olive Ridley Project. Aft - Read more
Leo, a 6-year-old Labrador, was referred to Anderson Moores with lameness secondary to osteoarthritis in his right carpus (wrist). When Leo presented he was obviously lame on this right fore, with - Read more
We are delighted to announce that we are now an approved Veterinary Nurse Training Practice (TP).
Our first students have already begun their hands-on training and are aiming to achieve their N - Read more
We're sad to share that there's been 1 further case of cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy (often termed CRGV and sometimes known as Alabama Rot) confirmed. The case was from the ar - Read more
We are delighted to welcome a number of new faces to our talented anaesthesia team!
Dr Matt Gurney, previously the head of anaesthesia at Northwest Veterinary Specialists, has transferred withi - Read more
Earlier this year, Charlie, a young French bulldog, was referred to Anderson Moores and diagnosed with a very severe case of pulmonic stenosis (PS) – one of the three most common canine conge - Read more
As part of our ongoing commitment to patient safety, we have invested in 15 syringe drivers and 45 intravenous fluid pumps from B. Braun Medical Ltd.
The Space Infusion pumps are small, lightw - Read more
In February, our Head of Orthopaedics, Andy Moores, will be spending 5 days in India with the Worldwide Veterinary Service (WVS) to teach orthopaedic techniques to vets at the WVS Hicks Internation - Read more
Laura Holm and David Walker’s recent article - Dealing with cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy in dogs – has been published in the latest issue of In Practice. The article prov - Read more
Unfortunately, we have to confirm a further six cases of cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy (often termed CRGV and sometimes known as Alabama Rot).
The cases were from Woldingham and C - Read more
The Soft Tissue Surgery service at Anderson Moores is now able to offer minimally invasive treatment for incontinent female dogs with ectopic ureters.
The procedure is performed with a combinat - Read more
We have continued the expansion of our Neurology department with the appointment of Sinead Hamilton-Bennett.
Sinead has become the 5th neurologist to join the team, enabling the department to p - Read more
By Matt Gurney - RCVS & EBVS European Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia & Analgesia
Maia is a cute little Parson Terrier who was referred by Portsmouth Vets4Pets to Anderson Moores w - Read more
We sadly have to confirm a further three cases of cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy (often termed CRGV and sometimes known as Alabama Rot).
The cases were from Atherton (Greater Manch - Read more
Unfortunately, we have to confirm a further case of cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy (often termed CRGV and sometimes known as Alabama Rot).
The case was from Leeds, West Yorkshire. - Read more
The Soft Tissue Surgery service at Anderson Moores is one of only a few centres in the world to offer laser-assisted turbinectomy (LATE).
The procedure was pioneered by the University of Leipzi - Read more
Recently, a member of the public called us from the road outside the practice to say she had found an injured muntjac and was bringing it in to us. We did wonder whether it would still be alive if - Read more
Waffle was brought to Anderson Moores by his referring vet in February with a few days history of lethargy and reduced appetite. On the morning of the referral, Waffle had developed petechial haemm - Read more
Following the success of our Pain Management CPD, our Internal Medicine team will be running an evening on Acute Kidney Injury. Specialists Amanda Paul and Natalie Watson will use practical ca - Read more
Unfortunately, we have to confirm a further case of cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy (often termed CRGV and sometimes known as Alabama Rot).
The case was from Horwich, Bolton (Greate - Read more
There are two approaches to the teaching and theory of acupuncture (AP) - traditional chinese medicine (TCM) and the western scientific approach.
> The Western Scientific definition of acupu - Read more
Lola is a beautiful 5-month-old German shepherd who unfortunately ingested several max-strength ibuprofen tablets. Her toxic dose was calculated to be in the region that can cause kidney failure an - Read more
Our Head of Internal Medicine and expert in cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy (CRGV), David Walker, has recently provided an update on the mysterious disease on the BVA blog.
David - Read more
You may have recently seen the extremely sad story of Jet, a Lakeland terrier from Southampton, in both the local and national news.
Jet was shot by his owner in the head four times with an air - Read more
We are proud to announce that three of our Specialists have been recognised for their meritorious contributions to clinical practice by being awarded a prestigious Fellowship of the Royal College o - Read more
We quite rightly hear a lot in the press about the responsible use of antibiotics, in people and in animals. We all know that we should avoid the use of antibiotics unless absoutely necessary, but - Read more
To help get you in the festive spirit, here’s a little Christmas poem written by our very talented James Grierson. Enjoy!
'Twas the night before Christmas, and at the end of Pol - Read more
The new dental service will be led by Matthew Oxford, who is one of only a handful of Veterinary Dentists in the UK.
The service will cover routine work as well as more complex dental and oral - Read more
Anderson Moores is one of just two practices in the UK to install the new ScopioVet Digital Cytology System.
This powerful and intuitive platform enables busy veterinary hospitals to scan and s - Read more
We are delighted to announce that two more of our leading specialists have been awarded RCVS Fellowship.
Head of Anaesthesia, Matt Gurney, and RCVS and EBVS® European Specialist in Veterina - Read more
Oscar was referred to AMVS to see our pain management specialist, Matt Gurney, after his owner, Linda, heard Matt on a Facebook live event hosted by Canine Arthritis Management (CAM). Matt has been - Read more
We would like to announce the appointment of Ed Ives as our new Head of Neurology & Neurosurgery.
Ed has worked at Anderson Moores since 2015 and is a RCVS and EBVS® European Specialist - Read more
Amanda Paul will be taking over from David Walker as Head of Internal Medicine at Anderson Moores. David will remain as an active member of the medicine team alongside his role as Hospital Director - Read more
The Orthopaedic Service have three new papers out this month. Allie Matchwick and James Grierson both have papers in 'Veterinary Surgery'; Allie on TTAs and James on the value of routine x- - Read more
Laparoscopic and thoracoscopic (key-hole) procedures are gaining increased popularity and may accelerate patient recovery. They are proven to reduce perioperative discomfort and duration of hospita - Read more
We are delighted to announce that our Head of Anaesthesia, Matt Gurney, will be joining the Senior Leadership Team here at Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists as Clinical Director.
Comme - Read more
Fold Hill Foods has taken precautionary action to recall several dry cat food diets due to safety concerns. This is a result of a concerning spike detected by the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) in - Read more