OWNER’S DELIGHT AS SPINAL OP TRANSFORMS PARALYSED PET

A paralysed dachshund is back up and running again after intricate spinal surgery at one of the UK’s top veterinary hospitals.  Three-year-old Lola had dramatically lost the use of her hind legs overnight and was rushed to Kentdale Referrals for expert care.  A CT scan revealed a large disc extrusion was compressing Lola’s spinal cord,…

TERRIFIC TED

Meet Ted, the Italian Spinone who has recovered successfully after bilateral surgery to remove his ear canals. Four-year-old Ted was referred to Kentdale with a history of chronic bilateral ear infections. Following consultation, Ted underwent a CT scan to check for infection in the middle ear, which was clear. It was then confirmed via examination…

REALIGNING REGGIE

One-year-old Reggie was brought to Kentdale after fracturing his left leg when jumping off the sofa at home and landing awkwardly. X-rays were carried out, which revealed a fracture to the radius and ulna of the left forelimb. During a two-hour Orthopaedic surgery with RCVS Recognised Specialist in Small Animal Surgery, Simon Roch, the bone…

TINY PUPPY PROVES SHE’S STILL TOP DOG FOLLOWING TREATMENT AT KENTDALE

A Lancashire dog owner has described her shock and dismay at seeing her tiny dachshund puppy left yelping in agony after suffering a broken leg in a freak accident. The injury happened as Janina Brocklesby, from Lytham St Annes, was walking little four-month-old Rizzo with her other dog, a 14-year-old Doberman-Black Labrador crossbreed called Freeman.…

OUT OF THIS WORLD! WE ARE ONE OF ONLY FEW GLOBAL ‘ZERO PAIN PRACTICES’

Our team are celebrating after being recognised as one of the world’s first ‘zero pain clinics’ for pets. We’re delighted to have received confirmation it has become one of only five official zero pain clinics globally. The accreditation comes from the Zero Pain Philosophy, which helps Veterinary Professionals achieve excellence in pain management within their…

KENTDALE VET NURSE BETH’S THREE PEAKS CHARITY CHALLENGE

One of our amazing Veterinary Nurses is aiming high as she prepares to complete the National Three Peak Challenge in just 24 hours to raise funds for the Blue Cross animal charity. Beth Backhouse, a Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) here at Kentdale Referrals in Milnthorpe, Cumbria, is taking on the tallest peaks in Scotland, Wales…

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 Physiotherapy 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…