Maisie’s lucky journey

Maisie, a gorgeous Cockapoo, was referred to us earlier this year at 7 years old. Her caring owners were incredibly worried about her as she had lost around half of her body weight and for a few months had been severely unwell continually vomiting and experiencing diarrhoea, her local vet had been investigating but couldn’t…

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Maisie’s medical emergency

Maisie, a sweet, pretty Cocker Spaniel was referred to us earlier in the year as an emergency when she was just 3 years old. She had had a reduced appetite for a couple of weeks and then swallowed a treat and vomited and had diarrhoea continually, so her local vet kept her in for a…

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New sustainability award

We are very proud to share that we recently received our award and accreditation from Investors in the Environment (IIE) after further focusing on sustainability within our hospital. Investors in the Environment (IIE) is a national accreditation scheme designed to help organisations reduce their impact on the environment. This initiative was led by our Sustainability…

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Spinal disc disease CPD evening

The title of the evening was Conservative management of IVDD/spinal disease – what does this actually mean and where does physiotherapy fit in? Bruno Lopes DVM GPCert(Neuro) MRCVS, Resident in Neurology and Neurosurgery took the delegates through an interactive session reviewing case notes and the details in neurological examinations. Then through the diagnoses of patients,…

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Poppy’s new hip

Poppy, a beautiful and mischievous 2-year-old Golden Retriever had always been struggling with pain in her left hip and her owners managed this with their local vet. After she continued to have problems, they recommended they bought her to us for a hip replacement.  Rob Quinn, one of our Specialists in Small Animal Surgery performed…

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Nala’s life saving care

Nala, a pretty 3-year-old domestic long-haired cat was referred to our Neurology team in March as an emergency when her local vet became concerned. She was circling to her left, had some discharge from her left eye and had become more lethargic and her owner was very worried about her. Her local vet had previously…

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Multi-disciplinary interactive CPD evening event feedback

Our first face-to-face event of 2022, held in April this year had an interactive case-based approach covering a whole host of different cases of collapse and demonstrating the power of a multidisciplinary referral hospital in dealing with cases with a complex or uncertain initial diagnosis. The evening was entitled Why is my patient collapsing and…

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Our first face-to-face nurse CPD event of the year

On a bright evening in May this year a group of nurses from primary care practices across the county gave up their evenings after a long day at work to listen to two of our amazing veterinary nurses. Rachel Pickles RVN Dipl. Advanced Vet Nursing (Medicine) our Learning and Development Team Leader who has been…

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Isle of Wight CPD event success

In April this year vets from around the Isle of Wight travelled to the lovely New Holmwood Hotel in Cowes to enjoy an evening with our very own Kerry Peak BSc(Hons) BVSc(Hons) CertAVP(SAM) DACVIM(SAIM) DipECVIM-CA MRCVS, a Specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine. Her talk covered the common medical queries that we get within our…

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Otis the legend…

Otis, a one-and-a-half-year-old boxer was referred to us in March 2022 for an emergency investigation of his symptoms. For a few days before his owners said he was vomiting and had diarrhoea and that he was interested in eating but was dropping food from his mouth and seemed unable to swallow normally. Since then, he…

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