We are excited to announce that Yogi Breisner, Performance Manager and Chef D'Equipe for the British Eventing team from 2000 to 2016, will be coming to speak at Langford Vets Equine Centre on Saturday 22nd April! All proceeds from the talks will be going to the Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance so come along and support a great cause!
Yogi led the team to their... more
We are pleased to welcome Clinical Lead in Cardiology, Kieran Borgeat to the Small Animal Referral Hospital team.
Kieran joined us this week, to head up the Cardiology service at Langford Vets Small Animal Referral Hospital, having worked in both private referral practice and a veterinary teaching hospital.
He is an American, European and RCVS Recognised Specialist in Veterinary... more
Tom Harcourt-Brown, Langford Vets veterinary neurologist and Mike Carter, paediatric neurosurgeon from Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, joined forces at Langford Vets Small Animal Referral Hospital to implant a Vagus Nerve Stimulator into Jago, a four year old border collie from Guildford, with medically unresponsive epilepsy.
Vagus Nerve Stimulators (VNS) are pacemaker type devices that are... more
We're pleased to announce that our NEW Small Animal Oncology service will be launching in January 2017.
Our new Small Animal Oncology service will be opening in January 2017. The aim is to provide expertise and experience in dealing with cancer in dogs and cats. With the support of specialists in soft tissue surgery, diagnostic imaging, critical care and clinical... more
As part of the World Health Organisation’s World Antibiotic Awareness Week, Monday 14th November 2016 saw Langford Vets hosting a WHO Antibiotic Awareness Evening, delivered by the University of Bristol’s AMR Force.
Vets from Langford Vets Farm Animal, Equine and Small Animal Practices, as well as human clinicians and an antibiotic pharmacist joined to hear some of Bristol... more
It’s that time of year again when our pets dive for cover. While we need to be careful with pets around fireworks in the same manner as human safety, we also need to be mindful of the impact the noises and flashes might have on them.
The natural instinct of most animals when they encounter a loud noise is to take flight or hide. Some animals can learn to be tolerant of firework noises but... more
Does your horse make a noise during exercise?
Our Equine Referral Hospital is recruiting horses to trial an exciting new treatment for upper airway disorders. This is drug free, surgery free and non-invasive and has been successfully used in human athletes.
The treatment involves the horse wearing a special device for a short period daily, and undertaking an eight-week training programme.
Awareness and management of chronic pain: Animal Pain Awareness Month September 2016
By Gwen Covey-Crump, Clinical Anaesthetist & Pain Specialist at Langford Vets
Each September, the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management (IVAPM) heads a campaign to celebrate Animal Pain Awareness Month with veterinary professionals around the world. The campaign is intended to raise owner... more
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Melanie Hezzell, a Cardiologist who joins us today (1 September 2016) bolstering our Cardiology team.
Melanie graduated from the University of Cambridge in 1997. She has RCVS Certificates in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging and Veterinary Cardiology and a PhD for her research into mitral valve disease in dogs.
She is a Diplomate of the American College... more
On Friday 15 July, Langford Equine Practice Vet, Anna Hammond, and Langford Vets Chief Executive, Richard Hammond, attended the opening of the new Visitor Centre at World Horse Welfare’s Glenda Spooner Farm in Somerton.
They were delighted to meet Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, World Horse Welfare President, who was there to officially open the new facilities.