Award-winning Broad Lane Vets becomes latest practice to join the XLVet community

Photo shows vet Elly Pittaway with Stumpy the dog

Elly Pittaway and Stumpy Broad Lane Vets in Coventry has been welcomed by the XLVet community as its latest new member. The first opinion, small animal practice employs 60 people and operates across three sites. An RCVS-accredited general practice that has achieved Gold Standard Cat Friendly status, Broad Lane Vets was awarded the Timewise Award […]

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Hawthorn Veterinary centre relocates to brand new village centre location

Jonathan and Annelise Underwood Hawthorn Veterinary Surgeries, West Sussex, is proud to announce that their Henfield branch is to relocate from its current premises on the outskirts of the village into one of the most prominent locations in Henfield  village centre. The new premises will see the practice expand into 3 consulting rooms, 2 theatres […]

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XLVets welcomes leading equine and small animal practice Connaught House Vets to its community

Image shows Sue Taylor of Connaught House Vets with a horse

Senior Partner at Connaught House Vets, Sue Taylor Connaught House Vets– a 12 vet practice in Wolverhampton – has joined the XLVets community of independent practices. The practice was one of the first in the country to gain Hospital status in 1977 and it provides racecourse veterinary services to four racecourses, including the world-renowned Aintree. […]

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Pet Blood Bank UK offers free blood products to veterinary charities

Pet Blood Bank UK is pleased to announce that they are now offering free* canine blood products to veterinary charities across the UK. Like people, sick and injured animals may need blood transfusions and, in many cases, blood transfusions can save a pet’s life. As part of their commitment to advancing animal health and welfare, […]

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New Xenograft procedure restores Pepe’s vision

Image shows Pepe five months after the operation on his eye

A newly developed type of Xenograft has restored vision in a Chihuahua’s extensively damaged cornea. Pepe was initially diagnosed with a shallow corneal ulcer, but within four days the eye had deteriorated significantly and he was referred as an emergency to the ophthalmology department at Davies Veterinary Specialists (Davies). Initial PresentationImmediate post-operative4-week post-op recheck5 month […]

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