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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
Back by popular demand: TB testing at Langford Vets Farm Practice
We're pleased to announce that further to popular demand, TB testing is once again available from our Farm Animal Practice. Having met with many of you over the first few months of this year, it was clear that offering a full farm service was important, and TB testing is a key part of this. Which is why we are pleased to announce that we will be resuming our contract with XL farmcare as a TB... more
Featured on BBC News: Human and veterinary medicine collaborate on cutting edge canine epilepsy procedure
Tom Harcourt-Brown, veterinary neurologist from Langford Vets (the commercial arm of the University of Bristol's Vet School) and Mike Carter, paediatric neurosurgeon from Bristol Royal Hospital for Children are working in a collaborative effort to combat canine epilepsy, with a treatment typically used on humans. Langford Vets and Bristol Royal Hospital for Children (BRHC) have joined forces... more
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
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