State of the Art Canine Sports Medicine and Surgery

A talk at the dog training barn 13 March 2019 on the latest advances in treatment of canine muscolskeletal problems, with some discussion on drug advances towards the end. Videos used in talk: Before and after stem cell therapy: Cruciate injury: Stifle arthroscopy: MMP technique: Shoulder arthroscopy: Shoulder abduction test: Elbow replacement: Hip …

We are closing our books to new registrations

We’ve got to a size where if we take on any more clients we will start to struggle to provide the service we always have. This does not affect existing clients – will be running a waiting list for anyone who wants to join us.

Our Surgical Warranty

Complications happen! They are an unavoidable fact of surgery, and whilst not every case smoothly recovers to a perfect outcome we will always try our hardest to reach that ideal. No blame- Animals will be animals and we appreciate that whilst we hope you will comply diligently with our discharge instructions, accidents do sometimes happen, especially when your back is …

Some thoughts on preventing medical mistakes

The recent tragic death of Jack Adcock as a result of a medical mistake got me thinking about how we should treat those who make mistakes in life threatening decisions, and how we can learn so they don’t happen again. References: BBC Timeline of events: Black Box Thinking by Matthew Syed: BA Pilot who nearly crashed into a …

When should we use antibiotics?

Not every infection demands antibiotics- so how do we start to think about the correct and responsible use of these incredibly important drugs?

Craigscourt Gundogs – Courtney and Craig Killpack

I’ve known Craig and Courtney for many years and can attest to their skill and dedication with their dogs. They take us through choosing and training a gundog pup, tips on getting the best out of your dog and we talk about how else these dogs can shine other than on a shoot.

Hannah Oliver-Byrne from Combined physio

We cover lots of stuff in this episode; lasers, hydrotherapy, stem cells, the benefits of post op physio- it’s all here! Thanks to Hannah for doing this and illuminating what physio can do for your pet