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Read more at: Call for Cases - Canine Intervertebral Disc Disease: How much do we know?

Call for Cases - Canine Intervertebral Disc Disease: How much do we know?

27 October 2020

Intervertebral disc disease is unfortunately a common disease across all different types of dachshunds. In fact, a recent study showed that up to 1 in 5 dachshunds will be affected at some point in their lifetime and that it will be fatal in 25% of these (Bergknut et al., 2012). A majority of dogs who do suffer a problem...


Read more at: QVSH Cardiology Service - New Feline HCM Clinic

QVSH Cardiology Service - New Feline HCM Clinic

3 September 2020

Feline HCM Clinic. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is the most common heart disease in cats affecting 1 in 6 cats. For more information


Read more at: Congratulations to Valentina Brioschi

Congratulations to Valentina Brioschi

12 February 2019

Congratulations to Valentina Brioschi who has passed her ECVS board examination and is now an EBVS® European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery


Read more at: Mike Herrtage receives EBVS Award for Outstanding Contributions to Veterinary Specialisation

Mike Herrtage receives EBVS Award for Outstanding Contributions to Veterinary Specialisation

23 April 2018

Mike Herrtage was presented with the 2018 European Board of Veterinary Specialisation Award for ‘outstanding contributions to veterinary specialisation in Europe at this year’s EBVS AGM. Mike was elected chair of the interim Board in 1993, which later became the EBVS and was its first President for 3 years. The EBVS...


Read more at: Examination Successes

Examination Successes

26 March 2018

Congratulations to Dan Thompson, Adam Swallow and Charlie Pittaway (Senior Clinical Training Scholars in small animal medicine (Dan and Adam) and oncology (Charlie) for successfully passing the ECVIM General Exam - the first hurdle on their journey to specialist status. Also very many congratulations to Carolina Arenas, a...


Read more at: QVSH staff nominated for PetPlan Vet and Vet Nurse of the Year Awards

QVSH staff nominated for PetPlan Vet and Vet Nurse of the Year Awards

26 March 2018

Congratulations to Penny Watson, June Peacock and Jo Smith who have all been nominated to be the PetPlan Vet or Vet Nurse of the Year. The PetPlan Awards look to celebrate the outstanding achievements and work carried out by vets and veterinary staff across the country. Nominations are made by members of the public and the...


Read more at: Free CPD Event on Management of Canine Osteoarthritis at QVSH - Places still available

Free CPD Event on Management of Canine Osteoarthritis at QVSH - Places still available

14 March 2018

We are really excited to announce a FREE CPD event for Vets here at the Department of Veterinary Medicine on April 17th from 7-9pm, with a buffet from 6pm. It will focus on the management of canine osteoarthritis and will feature internationally renowned speakers. Places are booking up fast so get in touch to reserve your...


Read more at: QVSH launches new Obesity Clinic

QVSH launches new Obesity Clinic

8 February 2018

Our pets often pile on the pounds without us noticing but it’s much more of an effort to slim them down again. From February, Dr Eleanor Raffan, vet and obesity researcher, is going to be running a specialist obesity referral clinic at the QVSH. Read more here .


Read more at: Congratulations to Penny Watson

Congratulations to Penny Watson

19 October 2017

Congratulations to Dr Penny Watson who was recently inaugurated as the new president of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ECVIM).


Read more at: Vets from Cambridge Equine Hospital treat rescued ponies Pancake and Poppet
Vets from Cambridge Equine Hospital treat rescued ponies Pancake and Poppet

Vets from Cambridge Equine Hospital treat rescued ponies Pancake and Poppet

28 July 2017

Two foals, Pancake and Poppet were discovered abandoned in a field by the RSPCA, and brought to our Equine Hospital, where they were given intensive, round the clock care. Pancake (pictured, top right), was close to death. Board certified equine internal medicine clinician Vikki Scott said: “She was emaciated, extremely...


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