News - January 2014

Feline, Soft Tissue, General Surgery, Prof. Sorrel Langley-Hobbs
Prof. Sorrel Langley-Hobbs, European Veterinary Specialist in Small Animal Surgery at our Small Animal Hospital, has co-edited a new book on Feline Soft Tissue and General Surgery. Until now the increasing requirement for the general veterinarian to be competent in performing feline surgery has not been supported by a dedicated text on the subject. Feline Soft Tissue and General Surgery... more
Missing cat found, microchip
Homeward Bound! The benefits of microchipping your pet can never be highlighted too much, and a recent tale at our Small Animal Practice demonstrated just what a happy ending there can be. A local Langford resident found a cat, and not knowing who he belonged made the good decision to bring him into our Small Animal Practice to have his microchip scanned. Our team were surprised to discover... more
Burmese, head defect, genetic testing
Good news for Burmese breeders! Our Diagnostic Laboratories are proud to announce the launch in the UK and Europe of the Burmese head defect genetic test. This test enables Burmese breeders to identify carrier cats and thus reduce the chance of breeding kittens with the head defect. The Burmese head defect (craniofacial) mutation affects the development of the head and... more
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