Kentdale Referrals COVID-19 Update

Fully open providing Specialist treatment and care.  Following the Government’s recent announcements, we are pleased to confirm that Kentdale Referrals continues to remain open, providing Specialist care and treatment and we will not be changing our COVID-19 safety procedures. We realise pet owners may be continuing to feel anxious at this time. However, we want to reassure you…

IMPORTANT INFORMATION – PRODUCT RECALL

Fold Hill Foods has taken precautionary action to recall several dry cat food diets due to safety concerns. This is a result of a concerning spike detected by the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) in the number of pancytopenia cases in cats throughout the UK. What should I do? If you have bought any of the…

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Gemma’s poignant trek in aid of Alzheimer’s Society

The tragic loss of two grandparents to dementia has inspired one of our vets to take on a grueling 26–mile trek to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society.   Dr Gemma Holloway, Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Surgery, is taking part in Trek 26, a challenging cross–country hike around the lake and fells at Ullswater in the Lake District on August 7th.   Gemma said the pain and anguish of watching her grandparents…

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EXCEPTIONAL ELMO!

Meet Elmo, a nine-year-old Labradoodle who was referred to Kentdale as an emergency on New Year’s Eve 2020. Elmo was showing signs of being in a lot of pain and was unable to walk on both back legs. Following examination with Veterinary Surgeon Joe Higgins a series of Xrays where undertaken which identified that Elmo…

OUTSTANDING OLLIE!

Meet Ollie a six-year-old life-loving Cocker Spaniel. Along with his best friend Barney, Ollie loves nothing more than a good run on The Lake District’s northern fells. In September 2020 Ollie was referred to Kentdale following an overly enthusiastic dash over a wall to the beach at Tynemouth. Ollie immediately displayed signs of acute pain…

ISFM Cat Friendly Clinic

Welcome to our Silver Level Cat Friendly Clinic Through our commitment to the excellent care of cats and their owners, Kentdale has been accredited by International Care Care (iCatCare) as a Cat Friendly Clinic at the Silver Level. At Kentdale we understand that cats are not just small dogs! Cats not only have a different…

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NIMBLE NELL!

Meet Nell, a four-year-old Border Collie who is the fur-baby of Eugenie, Veterinary Physiotherapist at Kentdale Referrals. Having been brought up on a local sheep farm, Nell initially spent some time with one of our senior Vets, who fostered her when the farmer no longer wanted her. Smitten, Eugenie and her husband Gregg, adopted Nell…

Celebrating Success!

Congratulations to Sammie on becoming a Registered Veterinary Nurse. Sammie has been an integral part of our team at Kentdale Referrals since 2017 when she joined us as an Animal Care Assistant. Having progressed to become a Student Veterinary Nurse, we are extremely proud to share that Sammie’s dedication and hard work has really paid…

Christmas Opening Hours

Committed to Shared Care At Kentdale we have always taken great pride in supporting our Veterinary colleagues throughout the Christmas period, and evermore so this year – ensuring that together we can provide care when it is most needed.   Please find below details of our opening hours over the festive period.   FREE SPECIALIST…

Delightful Dink

Meet Dink, a five-month-old Chorkie who was referred to Soft Tissue Specialist Jan Beranek shortly after he joined our expanding Orthopaedics, Spinal and Soft Tissue team in October this year. Dink had been feeling unwell for some time and quickly became much worse several days before her referral. Her owners had found her to be…