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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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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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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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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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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