Triple award success for Kentdale Referrals

We have been celebrating here at Kentdale after our talented trio of Emily Corrie, Emma Dever and Katie Scott were all honoured with awards by the renowned Myerscough College, in Lancashire. Emily received the FdSc Veterinary Nursing Robert Allan Memorial Award, Emma picked up the Diploma HE Clinical Veterinary Nursing Student of the Year Award,…

Forthcoming Road Maintenance Works

We have been made aware by Highways England of planned road maintenance and improvement schemes that will be taking place not far from the practice between September and December 2020. As this may impact clients that are travelling to visit us at practice during the mentioned period, we wanted to share the details of the…

Interesting Case of the Week – Ziggy

Earlier this year we saw Ziggy, a lovely Staffordshire Bull terrier cross, after she was referred to us here at Kentdale for physiotherapy with one of our Veterinary Physiotherapists, Genie. Ziggy’s Profile 6-year old Staffordshire Bull terrier cross female Rescued by her wonderful owner at 6-months of age Grew to be a fit dog who…

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…