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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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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Rocky’s eyes and ears!

Rocky was first referred to us in 2017, when he had been suffering from pneumonia and he was successfully treated by our Internal Medicine team. In 2022 now 11 years old and still going strong Rocky came back in to see our Dermatologists to review an ear disease called Bilateral otitis externa – but also…

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Mowgli’s magic laser treatment

Sweet little 9-year-old Pug, Chihuahua cross Mowgli, had started to slow down on his walks and was getting a little lame. He was referred to us from his vet practice because he had been diagnosed with moderate hip dysplasia and had clearly been in pain. Mowgli had been known to find physical examinations very stressful,…

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Lily – a miracle of survival

Gorgeous nearly 8-year-old golden retriever Lily first came to see us when she was just 17 weeks old in September 2014 with a swallowing problem. One of our consultants tested Lily and diagnosed her with Cricopharyngeal Asynchrony, an extremely rare and life threating condition where dogs are unable to swallow. At the time we supported…

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Marvelous Marley

Beautiful one year old Marley, a Norwegian Forest-Maine Coon cat, managed to get out onto the road one warm summer evening likely chasing flies in 2021 and even though he experienced a very scary situation being hit by a speeding vehicle he managed to drag himself back to his owner. He was immediately referred to…

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Hobb’s story

Hobbs, a sweet and happy 8-year-old Domestic Short Haired cat came to us last November when his owners noticed that he was suddenly paralysed in his back legs when he tried to jump off the sofa and just dragged his legs, but they couldn’t find an injury. He was instantly referred to us. Hobbs underwent…

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Pacemaker Implantation – Gizmo’s Story

Gizmo is a 13-year-old West Highland White Terrier who was referred to us in May 2021 as she was suffering from hindlimb weakness. She was also having collapsing episodes and at times would appear to fall over. Gizmo was examined by her local vet and was found to have a transient arrhythmia, so she was…

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Winnie’s story

Winnie, a lovely 13-year old Border Terrier who was taken to her local vet after her owners noticed that she had shaky hind-limbs and was becoming lethargic, inappetent, drinking more than usual and displaying urinary incontinence at night. Winnie’s vet performed lots of tests and diagnosed her with high blood calcium concentration caused by hyperparathyroidism…

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