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29th November 2013
Team Fitzpatrick are proud to announce that we won an award at the Daily Mirror and RSPCA Animal Hero Awards. We were nominated for an award in the Innovative Business category and were honoured to win the category despite being nominated against some wonderful companies such as Pet Blood Bank UK and Sainsbury’s supermarkets. A variety of the UK’s famous faces were in attendance with Queen Legend Brian May, singers Kimberly Wyatt and Ashley Roberts, TV presenter Ben Fogle and soap star Shona McGarty turning out to support the cause.  An acoustic performance by McFly added to the evening...
11th November 2013
Clare Rusbridge, who has been accepting neurology referrals from the South East of England and beyond for the past twenty years, joined Fitzpatrick Referrals as our new Chief of Neurology in September.  Clare has been a Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Recognised Specialist in Neurology for fifteen years and was awarded a PhD in 2007. Clare is recognised internationally for her work on syringomyelia and has pioneered the diagnosis and treatment this painful and debilitating disease. Clare sits on The Dog Advisory Council (The Advisory Council on the issues of Dog Breeding) and in...
3rd July 2013
DogFest is a celebration of the unique bond of unconditional love that we have with our dogs and a fun social family day out. DogFest demonstrates our belief at Fitzpatrick Referrals that the provision of pain-free functional quality of life requires an holistic approach involving world-class medicine and surgery plus retraining and rehabilitation. Our practice tours will give you a close-up and personal inside-view on what we do in the Fitz-Family. As we launch our new Fitzpatrick Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Centre, DogFest encapsulates the very essence of our integrated approach to...
17th June 2013
The team was proud to welcome the Mission Rabies team, accompanied by their impressive mobile veterinary clinic, to the clinic this week. Fitzpatrick Referrals is proud to sponsor Luck Gamble and the Mission Rabies team as they embark on their newest mission in the fight against the horrors that the rabies virus can cause in both animals and humans. Every 2 seconds someone is bitten by a dog in India and around 24 people a day suffer an excruciating death from rabies - over half of which are children. The Mission Rabies team are set to embark on a 30-day mass vaccination campaign in September...
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...

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