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Read our stories all about the work we do and the issues we care about.

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Doing the ordinary extraordinarily well

By Russell Yeadon Through the dedication and skill of our orthopaedic specialists and extended patient care team, we are able to treat a wide range of small animal clinical conditions every day. This…

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Innovative orthopaedic procedures

Alongside our daily caseload of routine orthopaedic procedures, we perform a small number of advanced and custom procedures for dogs and cats where traditional surgical methods may not be appropriate…

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Client Column: Our Bobby by Marc Etheridge

Bobby, our three-year-old Miniature Poodle, had seemed to be struggling to keep up with his playmate, Amy the Toy Poodle, and had started to develop an intermittent limp. Our family vet…

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A poem by our patient, Ozzy

We were delighted to receive this lovely poem written through the eyes of Ozzy, a patient at Fitzpatrick Referrals Oncology and Soft Tissue hospital. Ozzy was referred to us as…

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Client Column: Our Jasmine by Andrew Odak

Jasmine, a long-haired Dachshund who we bred ourselves, has always been a very loving and interactive girl who is happy at home with her mum, her step-dad and her extended cat…

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Meet our Interns

Fitzpatrick Referrals has a team of 18 interns consisting of veterinary surgeons who devote one year of their working life to improve their understanding of specialist treatment and care in…

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In conversation with Dr Gerard McLauchlan

Q.  Why did you decide to specialise in Interventional Radiology? I specialised in veterinary internal medicine and obtained my European Diploma in 2011. I was particularly interested in further developing…

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