10th June 2013
Della was rescued by her owners when she was just 11 months old, her start in life had been undeservedly tough. It was obvious glancing at her thin body she had been treated badly, her skin and coat were in a terrible situation and she was suffering with a phantom pregnancy. Despite all her hardship Della was a loving, friendly dog who feasted on the love and attention showered on her by her new owners. Della’s agility career started when she was 15 months old and it is safe to say she took to it like a duck to water. During her first year of competition she progressed to senior level, an...
3rd June 2013
Registration is now open for one the THE agility highlights of 2013!
DogFest 2013 will take place on 10th and 11th of August and will feature a number of agility and flyball events, canine sports medicine lectures delivered by world experts, a range of tents and stalls, ‘Have a Go’ agility sessions, an agility display by former Fitzpatrick patients who have returned to compete in the agility circuit, a ‘Meet the Fitzpatrick Heroes’ display and a special ‘999’ display by the Sussex Police Dogs on both days.
For the full schedule of activities and to register, please download the...
21st May 2013
Fitzpatrick Referrals is delighted to announce the launch of the Fitzpatrick Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Centre at its state-of-the-art referral centre in Surrey.
Fitzpatrick Referrals has been running a dedicated Rehabilitation centre since the practice opened at Eashing in 2007, offering some of the most advanced facilities for small animal rehabilitation in the UK and has now extended the offering to include Sports Medicine Clinics and Osteoarthritis Clinics, creating the largest centre of its kind in the country.
Building work has now been completed at the centre and Fitzpatrick...
1st May 2013
Advanced Orthopaedic CPD - Shoulder Arthroscopy & Shock Wave Therapy
Fitzpatrick Learning Academy are pleased to bring to you an Advanced Orthopaedic day on 15th May 2013 with Michael Kowaleski who is a Veterinary Orthopaedic Surgeon from the USA. This unique day will offer education and techniques involving shoulder evaluation, arthroscopy and shock wave therapy. Mike Farrell, senior surgeon at Fitzpatrick Referrals, will be discussing the use of Shock Wave therapy at Fitzpatrick Referrals.
This one day course is designed for orthopaedic surgeons that have an interest in arthroscopy or...
25th April 2013
Christine Zink is returning to the UK in the autumn and will be giving a 2 day seminar on “Coaching the Canine Athlete” at BCA Equestrian Centre, Maidenhead on Saturday the 31st of August and Sunday the 1st of September.
Christine Zink needs no introduction within the field of agility and jump training. She is the author of the bestselling book ‘Agility advantage’ and ‘Jump for joy.’
Our close friends at Physio-Vet have been integral in bringing Christine to the UK; having ran courses based in the north of England in 2011 and 2012. We are delighted to welcome Christine to the UK and most...