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Final episode of ‘Trust me, I’m a vet’ filmed at Langford Vets
The University of Bristol’s School of Veterinary Sciences and Langford Vets was the location for the third and final episode of the BBC Two series, ‘Trust me, I’m a Vet’, presented by Bristol veterinary alumnus, Steve Leonard. The programme, which was broadcast on BBC Two at 8pm yesterday [Wednesday 17 May], investigated the best way for cats to de-stress, revealed why a... more
New Ophthalmology service for Langford Vets!
We’re very pleased to announce the arrival of Veterinary Ophthalmologist, Claudia Hartley to Langford Vets! Claudia has joined us to head up our brand new Ophthalmology service. Our new Ophthalmology service aims to provide specialist expertise and experience in dealing with eye disease and will be running clinics at both our Small Animal and Equine Referral Hospitals. Bringing... more
Celebrating Veterinary Nursing Awareness month
This month is BVNA's Veterinary Nurse Awareness Month. The aim of this month is to help create awareness of the importance of the Veterinary Nursing profession and the provision of responsible pet care. How do you become a Registered Veterinary Nurse? Becoming a Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) is intensive and involves a minimum of two years of training. After qualifying, a RVN must... more
Kieran Borgeat joins the Small Animal Referral Hospital cardiology team
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
Langford Vets perform cutting-edge canine epilepsy procedure
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
NEW Oncology service for Langford Vets
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
Langford Vets hosts WHO Antibiotic Awareness Evening
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
pets, cat, dog, fireworks
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. If... more
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
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