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Tom Smith achieves VTS(ECC) status
Congratulations to ICU Nurse, Tom Smith who has passed his VTS(ECC) exam - meaning Langford Vets now has four nurses who have achieved the prestigious status of Veterinary Technician Specialist (VTS). There are currently just 12 registered veterinary nurses in the UK currently holding the VTS(ECC) status. Becoming a Veterinary Technician Specialist in Emergency and Critical Care VTS(... more
Langford Vets Farm Animal Practice made ground breaking changes in prescribing antibiotics in 2010, making prescribing more responsible and more sustainable, particularly by reducing the amount of antibiotics classed as ‘critically important to human health’ being used in animals. Since that time Langford Vets Farm Animal Practice has consistently and continuously focused on working... more
Langford Vets expands its ophthalmology service
Langford Vets is currently undergoing an exciting period of expansion and investment that combines Specialist expertise and state of the art facilities for the investigation, research and treatment of equine and companion animal eye disease. Further to the news of Claudia Hartley joining the Company earlier this year, the team has now expanded to include a second European Specialist in... more
Langford Vets develops new feline genetic test to identify British Shorthair ALPS
Our on-site Diagnostic Laboratories has developed a new Feline Genetic Test to quickly and accurately identify a recently discovered mutation found to cause Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome (ALPS) in British Shorthair cats. This test will help inform British Shorthair breeders to avoid affected kittens being born. What is British Shorthair Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome (ALPS)?... more
Plan ahead to reduce your pet's stress levels this fireworks season
Fireworks season is just around the corner. This can be a source of fear and distress for many animals. So we have put together a list of tips to help your pet cope throughout the fireworks season. Some animals can learn to be tolerant of firework noises but for many this season is a misery. By planning ahead there are a number of ways that you can help to prepare your pet and reduce their... more
Langford Vets Vet Nurse Graduate Scheme
Langford Vets is delighted to announce the start of its new Veterinary Nursing Graduate Programme.  The structured programme, which was open to recent nursing graduates of the Bristol Vet School, is a year-long placement that will include clinical rotations throughout the Langford Vets Small Animal Referral Hospital. Developed by Becky Jones, Langford Vets Nursing Manager, and... more
Langford Vets is delighted to announce the arrival of new clinicians to its Equine Centre, including Yvonne Elce, an ACVS Diplomate and RCVS Recognised Specialist in Equine Surgery.   In addition to joining the surgery team, Yvonne has also been appointed Head of the Equine Centre. She has a wide range of experience across equine emergency surgery, elective surgery and lameness and... more
New to Langford Vets: Equine Acupuncture
We are very pleased to announce that Langford Vets has added equine acupuncture to our services.   Equine Acupuncture Acupuncture is a complementary therapy that acts to relieve pain and restore normal homeostasis through the release of endogenous opioids, increase in blood flow and alteration in pain signalling pathways. A range of conditions can be treated with acupuncture, with one... more
New to Langford Vets: Pawsitive Pups Puppy Training
Langford Vets Small Animal Practice is pleased to announce the arrival of Pawsitive Pups – a Preschool and Training School for puppies. Pawsitive Pups aims to help you and your new puppy get to know and understand each other, whilst setting you on the right track for a fun and happy life together.   Pawsitive Pups Preschool Pawsitive Pups Preschool (previously known as puppy... more
Meet Duke, an Irish retriever who has had his life turned around thanks to the dedicated volunteers at Irish Retriever Rescue (IRR). Duke was found abandoned with a complex deformity that effected his front right limb. Duke presented to one of our Specialist orthopaedic clinicians, Kevin Parsons, to discuss potential treatment options. Working closely with CBM a bespoke prosthesis was... more
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