Daisy’s blooming marvellous after Kentdale care

The owner of a 12-year-old Dalmatian, which suddenly went lame in its hind legs, has spoken of her delight at seeing her precious pet back on all fours, thanks to the work of our team here at Kentdale. Caz Stancer, from Blackpool, was alarmed by Daisy’s rapid decline and her beloved dog was referred to…

Border Collie Kenzie living best life after Kentdale treatment

Twelve-year-old Border Collie, Kenzie, is now back on all paws after receiving expert treatment from the team here at Kentdale when he became weak and wobbly on his back legs. Our veterinary surgeon Joe Higgins, an ECVS Resident in small animal surgery, took charge of Kenzie’s case and the beloved family pet underwent initial tests…

RVN Beth beats all-comers in agility endeavours

A member of our amazing nursing team has spoken of her joy at the success she and her dogs have achieved in agility competitions worldwide. RVN Beth Todd has been training agility dogs for the past 16 years and enjoyed more success at this year’s Crufts, where she and her dogs once again took home…

Remarkable recovery after dog’s orange-sized tumour removed

A dog with a rapidly-growing tumour on her mammary gland has made a remarkable recovery after successful surgery here at Kentdale. The 12-year-old Hungarian Vizsla, called Lola, was treated by Jan Beranek, our EBVS European specialist in small animal surgery. Lola’s owner, Anna Aikenhead, works at Kentdale as our Safety and Facilities Lead and said…

Our top team bond fracture after Skye fall

A puppy called Skye was left feeling blue when she suffered a serious fracture to her leg after falling down a set of stairs. The four-month-old French Bulldog needed corrective surgery by our specialist-led team, led by soft tissue cases and small animal specialist Graham Hayes who took charge of the case. Graham explained: “Skye…

Doodle’s drama a doddle for Kentdale vets

A charity fundraiser has ensured a 10week-old Doodle puppy that couldn’t stop spending a penny was able to undergo life-changing surgery. Ten-week-old puppy Faith was born with a urinary defect which meant she had been incontinent since birth. The DoodleAid charity heard about her wee problem and launched a fund-raising page to pay for Faith’s…

Our amazing RVN Kirsty scoops top Vet Times award

Everyone here at Kentdale is over the moon with the news that our Registered Veterinary Nurse Kirsty Powell has been named as the latest winner of the Vet Nurse Times’ Above and Beyond Awards. The VN Times Above and Beyond Awards were created to celebrate the talent and kindness that exists within the veterinary nursing profession, something…

Sustainability efforts rewarded with bronze award

We’re delighted to have received a prestigious environmental award following an eco-friendly campaign to cut emissions, waste and costs. The team here at Kentdale has recently celebrated a bronze award from Investors in the Environment after a concerted sustainability push.

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Christmas hazards

We’re reminding pet owners to be aware of the potential dangers to their animals this festive season. As you decorate your homes for the festive season, please be mindful of items that can present risks to pets such as tinsel, sharp tree needles, glass baubles, low-lying fairy lights, mistletoe, Ivy, lilies and poinsettias. Foods that…

Kentdale Referrals – How to access our services

In line with the relaxation of covid restrictions across the country, we have again reviewed our policies at Kentdale. Further risk assessments have been undertaken and updated policies developed. The guidelines we are following to develop our policies have not changed: Keeping associates and clients safe Providing essential veterinary services to our clients and referring…