Interesting Case of the Week – Jessie the Beagle

Meet Jessie the Beagle! We first saw Jessie when she was referred to us after being missing for 9 days. At the time she was found, it was apparent that she had been involved in a road traffic collision whilst being missing, and as a result was referred to us to undergo emergency treatment. Once…

Kentdale Referrals COVID-19 Update July 13th

Kentdale Referrals is fully open and seeing all cases referred to us. The team continues to work hard to ensure we are fully compliant with COVID-19 social distancing rules. The team has all necessary personal protective equipment (PPE) and continue to follow procedures to protect against the COVID-19 infection and its spread in our community.…

Interesting Case of the Week – Harvey’s story

It was on a recent bank holiday during lockdown that we saw Harvey, a whippet who had experienced a sudden onset of severe weakness affecting all four legs. His owners had noticed him stumbling on his forelimbs whilst eating an evening meal and within a few hours he was unable to stand – a condition…

Kentdale Referrals helping patients during lockdown

  Being put into lockdown for client and staff safety provided the ideal opportunity to adapt services and find new ways to continue treating our patients, while abiding by the government restrictions. The below example of how we maintained Riley’s rehabilitative goals remotely is a great demonstration of how we at Kentdale Referrals were able to help our patients…

Meet the Team – Lauren Bowe, Veterinary Nurse

Lauren is one of our Registered Veterinary Nurses here at Kentdale and she kindly took time out to tell us all about life as a veterinary nurse. How long have you been a Veterinary Nurse and what route did you follow to qualify? I qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) in July 2016 with…

Meet the Team – Emma Dever, Senior Nurse

Emma is one of our Senior Nurses here at Kentdale and she kindly took time out to tell us all about life as a veterinary nurse. How long have you been a Veterinary Nurse and what route did you follow to qualify? I qualified in 2012 following completion of the Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary…

Interesting Case of the Week – Pumpkin’s story

  Meet Pumpkin, an 8 year old Dalmatian. Pumpkin was referred to Kentdale after becoming very weak and wobbly on all four legs. He was lacking coordination and unable to move around without assistance. On arrival at the clinic he was examined by orthopaedic Specialist Simon Roch, who suspected that he had a problem with…

How owning a pet can be good for your mental health

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week here in the UK, so we wanted to explore the connection between pet ownership and mental health. Thankfully, in more recent times, the conversation about mental health is more open and honest than ever. Members of the Royal family have spoken out about their own mental health issues and act…

Senior Nurse scoops Veterinary Times Award

It is not unusual for the Kentdale team to go above and beyond – but it is lovely when one of our team members gets recognised for it. That was the case at the end of last year when our Senior Nurse, Emma Dever, was the winner of the Veterinary Times’ ‘Above and Beyond’ award!…

Interesting Case of the Week – Jeff’s Story

Interesting Case of the Week – Jeff’s Story

    Jeff, a two-year-old Domestic Short Haired cat, was brought to Kentdale Referrals after being found in the yard, not being able to bear any weight on his left hind limb. A radiograph revealed a break of his thigh bone (femur), suffered most likely, as a result of a traumatic event. The operation to…