Eastcott Blogs

Cooper’s spinal instability surgery

Cooper, a 10-year-old male Labrador, presented to EBVS Specialist in Neurology Marcos Raposo Galvan, with a 4-week history of ...

Nephroblastoma in Dogue de Bordeaux, Bella 

Bella, a young Dogue de Bordeaux, presented to EBVS Diplomate in Veterinary Neurology Chloe Fisher, following a 2-day history ...

Dentistry – leading through education

As Europe’s largest dentistry team, we continue to lead the way with research and education within this discipline.  To ...
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Allie Celebrates ECVS Diplomate Status 

We’re delighted to announce that small animal surgeon Allie Matchwick has successfully passed her exams to achieve European College ...
Gus is doing well following bilateral hip replacements

Gus is doing well following bilateral hip replacements

It was great to see Gus back in the clinical last week for his x-rays 6 weeks after the ...

Eastcott Invests £1.4m in Hi-Tech MRI Scanner

We have added to our advanced, state-of-the art facilities by investing £1.4m in a new MRI scanner. Back in ...
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Welcome to “Eddie” Our New Surgery Intern

We’d like to welcome Odyssefs ‘Eddie’ Patouchas, who has just joined us at Eastcott having completing a rotating internship ...
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Team Raise Money In Memory Of Former Colleague

Shown in the picture from left to right are Sarah McCombie, Assistant Nursing Manager and Educational lead; Niki Burton, ...
New cutting edge equipment treating eye defects at Swindon animal hospital

New cutting-edge equipment to treat eye defects

We have recently invested in a new state-of-the-art piece of equipment to treat pets with eye problems while they ...

Husky eyes a bright future after blinding cataracts removed

The grateful owner of a diabetic Husky who had gone almost totally blind has hailed their treatment as “remarkable” ...

Tearful puppy is now happier than ever

A much-loved Great Dane with multiple eyelid problems, one of which was causing chronic tear overflow, has had her ...

Eddie – a minimally invasive cardiac surgery case

Eddie, a French bulldog, was diagnosed with severe pulmonary valve stenosis (PS) after investigation of episodes of fainting whenever ...

New addition to Internal Medicine team

We’re delighted to announce that Pedro Alves has joined our Internal Medicine team Pedro’s move to Eastcott comes after ...
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Important Information

Over the last year, we have seen our costs increase significantly and we have absorbed the majority of these ...

Eastcott Christmas Opening

Our Clinical Team are available throughout Christmas We just wanted to let you know that we will be open ...

Pet antibiotic resistance – how can we safeguard our future?

What does antibiotic resistance mean? Antibiotics can be effective at treating bacterial infections. However, over time bacteria can evolve ...
New Anaesthesia Head of Service

New Anaesthesia Head of Service

We’re delighted to announce the appointment of Mar Del Mar Diaz Arias as our new Head of Service for ...

Life’s Looking “Rosie” After Brain Tumour Removed

A much-loved golden retriever who had a brain tumour removed is now completely cancer free thanks to our Neurology ...
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New Head of Neurology

We are delighted to welcomed European and RCVS specialist Tom Shaw as our new Head of Neurology. Tom joins ...

Case Study – Nasal planum swelling in a 5 year old cat

Presenting Complaint: A 5-year-old female, domestic shorthair cat presented with a three-week history of swelling of the nasal planum ...

Emergency Surgery Saves the Life of Riley, After Rare Liver Condition

Relieved owner Ceri Roberts with husband Ross, daughter Seren, a fully recovered Riley and their other retriever, Eira. Riley, ...

Joey’s a Vision of Surgical Success

A much-loved dog with severe eye problems which were rapidly deteriorating is now looking forward to a brighter future ...
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Successful heart surgery for Stanley after suffering with complex heart problem

A dog suffering from a complex heart problem was able to return to his grateful owners just 24 hours ...

‘Outstanding’ Eastcott in Awards Clean Sweep

We are delighted to have been recognised as one of the most “outstanding” vets in the country after a ...

Biliary mucocoele in Border Terrier – a case study from our Specialists

Cases of symptomatic biliary mucocoeles are a true emergency and while mortality rates have improved significantly in recent years ...
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Dog’s Double Op As Vets Urge Caution On Grass Seeds

Vets at Eastcott are urging dog owners to be aware of the dangers of grass seeds this spring after ...
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Multidisciplinary Care for Stan

The bravery of a much-loved family cat who was seriously injured after being hit by a vehicle, making him ...
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Terms of Service Update

To improve our client experience and simplify things, we’re making a few changes to our Terms of Service on ...

Dachshund pup overcomes rare life-threatening hernia

A very young dachshund with a rare life-threatening hernia is back on her paws thanks to emergency surgery here ...

Laser Investment Boosts Treatment Options

We have invested in new laser equipment that will enable us to perform cutting edge treatments and improve patient ...

New clinical director appointed

We’re delighted to announce we have welcomed American and European diplomate and RCVS veterinary cardiology Specialist, Kieran Borgeat, to ...
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MP praises state-of-the-art veterinary referral centre

The MP for South Swindon has visited us to see first-hand the results of a £3 million extension and ...
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Neuro consultant boosts team

We’re delighted to announce we’ve grown our neurology department with the appointment of a new consultant. Consultant in neurology ...
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New surgical team appointment

We’ve expanded our surgical team with the appointment of a new specialist and would like to welcome Allie Matchwick ...
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Industry award for our sustainability efforts

We’re delighted to have earned a prestigious national honour in recognition of our drive to improve sustainability.  We have ...
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Residency programme candidate adds to world-class team

We are delighted to have appointed an internal medicine consultant from our existing pool of experienced residents Michelle-Walton Clark ...

Our Clinical Team are available throughout Christmas

We just wanted to let you know that we will be open and accepting cases throughout the Christmas period. ...
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A case of incomplete pentalogy of Cantrell in “Bo” the Border Collie.

By Gerard Olivares and Robert Weekes History and physical examination A 4-year-old male neutered Border Collie named Bo was ...

Ophthalmology Surgeon Receives Specialist Status

We are celebrating the success of ophthalmologist Katherine Manchip, who has passed her European Diploma exams to become a ...
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Gastrointestinal disorders of cats and dogs: innovations in diagnosis and management

Gastrointestinal disorders are amongst the most common presenting complaints in small animal veterinary practice The initial diagnostic approach to ...