Oscar’s Intensive Eight Days

Beloved 14-year-old Labrador Retriever Oscar was rushing to us as an emergency admission as he needed to be resuscitated before spending eight days in intensive care as he became critically ill with pneumonia and septic shock. Two of our Internal Medicine Residents Fang Yu Foo and Victoria Neale led Oscar’s care, handling his recovery and…

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Taffy’s Double Surgery

Gorgeous young Taffy, a Border Collie, was just eight months old when it became clear that his hips were causing him real discomfort, so he was referred to us. He was diagnosed with hip dysplasia which is a condition affecting the hip joints that leads to abnormal development of the joint and subsequent osteoarthritis. James…

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Welcome to our new Hospital Director

We are excited to welcome Matt Root as our new Hospital Director to lead us in the coming years. Matt joined us very recently and brings with him vast experience in the human dentistry and orthodontics sectors, plus senior management roles in retail. A keen dog lover, with three of his own, Matt has made…

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Pebble’s Personal Journey

Gorgeous, sweet ten-year-old Pebbles, an Italian Spinone, was first diagnosed with cancer almost three years ago and could have died within days due to the rapid growth of the tumour on her windpipe and lungs. However, her owner was determined to give her girl the best chance of living a good life with help from…

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Gold-level cat-friendly clinic (CFC) accreditation awarded by the International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM).

ISFM launched the cat-friendly clinic initiative to encourage veterinary clinics to make changes to improve the welfare of cats in their care. The programme advises practices on how to make their environment as welcoming as possible for cats; how to reduce the stress of veterinary visits for cats, as well as providing support in team…

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Tairrie’s Terrible Ordeal

Three-year-old Tairrie, a lovely greyhound suddenly developed rapid and laboured breathing and her concerned owner thought she was suffering from lung worm or kennel cough so she took her to her local vet who referred her straight away to our emergency and critical care team. Tairrie was diagnosed with a serious and life-threatening breathing disorder…

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Souki’s Winter Warning

Souki, a gorgeous chocolate Labrador puppy spent time recovering with us after her owner saw her licking something off the kitchen floor. When she went to investigate, she realised there were drips of antifreeze which had spilt from a leaking bottle when taking it out to the car. They immediately looked online at the severity of…

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Bear’s Big Break

Three-year-old Bear, a beautiful Cavachon, was in a very poorly state after a road traffic accident. He had a broken right femur bone so was referred to our Orthopaedic team. This was especially traumatic for Bear’s owner as she was on holiday in Australia when Bear’s accident happened! However, our team kept in regular contact…

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Excellent Opportunity for our Nurse Leila

One of our dedicated and much loved Registered Veterinary Nurses (RVN) Leila Hallaj has taken off on an exciting 6-month trip to join the Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Hospital (VES) on the idyllic South-East Asian island of Singapore. An excited Leila explained the switch, saying: “My brother and his wife moved there last October and…

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Fantastic feedback from Bombay CPD event

70 vets and nurses gathered on a sunny September day for a full day of CPD at the beautiful Bombay Sapphire Distillery site. The day started after refreshments with Adam Mugford our Head of Emergency and Critical Care going through the Initial management of a trauma patient that everyone really enjoyed. He was followed by one…

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