ELDERLY DOG GIVEN NEW LEASE OF LIFE FOLLOWING COMPLEX SPINAL SURGERY

Intricate spinal surgery at our Cumbria animal hospital on an ageing dog has seen the much-loved pet ‘back to her normal bouncy self’. Twelve-year-old Mia, a Staffordshire bull terrier, was successfully operated on and the skills of our Neurology and Veterinary Pphysiotherapy teams were called into action. Mia’s grateful owner Hazel Sisi, from Creetown in…

YOUNG LAME DOG RUNNING AGAIN THANKS TO KENTDALE

A lame dog is now running and walking pain-free following intricate hip surgery here at our Cumbria animal hospital. Young Dave, a Labrador who is now two years old, was in such pain caused by hip dysplasia that a bilateral hip replacement was his best chance of living without being in agony. Following two successful…

BEST IN CLASS SURGICAL EQUIPMENT

We are thrilled to announce the arrival of leading-edge technology at Kentdale Referrals. NanoScope™ The NanoScope™ operative arthroscopy imaging system is a chip-on-tip NanoScope system that combines the latest technology in 1 mm imaging sensors, LED lighting, image management, and integration with an intuitive touchscreen control tablet. The portability and user-friendly design empowers our Specialist-led…

LABRADOR PUP WHO SWALLOWED FISHING HOOKS CHEATS DEATH THANKS TO KENTDALE

An Ulverston dog owner has spoken of her horror at seeing her pet accidentally swallow baited fishing hooks while out on a walk that almost killed her beloved companion. It was only thanks to high-risk and complex chest surgery here at Kentdale Referrals that seven-month-old Kyte survived. The challenging three-hour operation was Kyte’s only real…

SPINAL OP SUCCESS AT KENTDALE HEALS DOG’S BROKEN NECK

A dog owner has admitted she feared the worst when vets revealed her precious pet had broken his neck in three places. Carol Pilkington, from Chorley, Lancashire, said she heard a snap when her whippet-cross went ‘head over heels’ while playing in a field and has heaped praise on our expert veterinary team, who were…

BELOVED BORDER COLLIE BOUNCES BACK THANKS TO KENTDALE

A beloved border collie who was left lame after chasing a ball is now back to his bouncing best after surgery here at Kentdale. Nine-year-old Kit had torn a ligament and was successfully operated on by Graham Hayes, Specialist in Small Animal Surgery. Toby Gemmill, Managing Director at Kentdale and an RCVS and European Specialist…

BULLDOG ZABA LOVING LIFE AGAIN THANKS TO KENTDALE

The owner of a beloved bulldog who had to use ramps and steps to get around due to his failing legs has heaped praise on our team for giving her precious pet a new lease of life. Unhappy Zaba could barely walk before he underwent a life-changing operation here at Kentdale but the five-year-old is…

Important information

Important Information

Over the last year, we have seen our costs increase significantly and we have absorbed the majority of these additional costs to try and support our customers during difficult times. However, with costs continuing to escalate, our prices need to increase to offset at least some of these higher costs. These changes will be implemented…

Pet antibiotic resistance – how can we safeguard our future?

What does antibiotic resistance mean? Antibiotics can be effective at treating bacterial infections. However, over time bacteria can evolve to become resistant to some antibiotics, making them less effective. The more we use antibiotics then the more quickly bacteria may adapt. It’s difficult to develop new antibiotics and the process can take many years. This…

MIRACULOUS RECOVERY IS MO JOKE FOR SERIOUSLY INJURED AGILITY DOG

An active and energetic dog who fractured his spine in a freak accident before an agility class is able to walk and run again after highly skilled spinal surgery at Kentdale Referrals. Four-year-old Mo, a working cocker spaniel, underwent the life-changing procedure and such was the seriousness of his condition that owner Olwyn Hewitt, from…