Milly’s happy home after her successful treatment

Gorgeous 10-year-old domestic short haired cat Milly didn’t seem herself, so her owners took her to the vet to find she was diagnosed with feline hyperthyroidism, this is a common endocrine (hormonal) disease in cats, especially those over 8 years old. It can affect around 10% of the cat population and is caused by an…

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Pike’s closely monitored heart

Sweet little 5-month-old wire hair fox terrier Pike was referred to Valentina Palermo our head of Cardiology over a concern with his heart. She diagnosed him with a small Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD). A VSD is a hole between the two ventricles in the heart. A dog’s heart is a muscular pump with four separate…

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Innovative RAI care gives Alfie a new lease of life

A nine-year-old cat is enjoying a new lease of life after undergoing innovative radioactive iodine (RAI) therapy here at Anderson Moores.   Alfie, a domestic short-hair, had the life-transforming treatment to tackle his hyperthyroid condition. It’s a common complaint in cats and he was treated in our dedicated, specialist-led Feline Hyperthyroid Clinic (FHC) which, since…

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A ‘bloody’ nightmare Face-to-face CPD event feedback

On a dark, cold autumn night our internal medicine team, supported by VPG (Veterinary Pathology Group) hosted an evening based all around blood! The event was held at the Holiday Inn in Winchester that the delegates appreciated as a great venue providing good food. Tom cave representing VPG went through an in-depth analysis of anaemia…

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Massimo’s rare condition successfully treated

Massimo a beautiful 10-year-old Tonkinese cat came in to see us recently for treatment of his nasopharyngeal stenosis which is a rare condition in cats where their breathing is restricted as they have scar tissue in their internal nasal passages. It is a condition that kittens can be born with (a congenital disease), however, it…

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Pain management workshop feedback

Our interactive Pain management workshop was held late September at the Holiday Inn in Winchester. Matt Gurney our Clinical Director and RCVS and EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia led the delegates through an engaging evening looking at first line options for osteoarthritis in patients. The evening was sponsored by Elanco who also…

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Gastrointestinal surgery face-to-face CPD event feedback

Andy Phillips RCVS specialist in small animal surgery filled the Anderson Moores reception area on a September evening with his informative discussion and overview of gastrointestinal surgery covering a number of relevant and interesting cases. The delegates found him to be highly knowledgeable on the subject as he shared relevant tips for primary care practice.…

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Willow and the twig!

Willow, a sweet little 10-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel was referred to our Internal Medicine team as she had been sneezing for two months and had a discharge from her nose. The antibiotics and anti-inflammatory medications she had been given didn’t seem to be making her better.    Nicoletta Fantaconi, a vet in our Diagnostic…

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Loki’s limb

In February, little Loki, a year-old Scottish Terrier was referred to us as he had a right antebrachial (forearm) angular limb deformity. To current this deformity of his leg which was causing him problems walking, Matt Eayrs one of our Specialists in small animal surgery performed innovative surgery to cut the bone and fix it…

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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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