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Pet Blood Bank donation session – Sunday 21st March

Once again, we’re teaming up with Pet Blood Bank to provide a centre for them to perform regular blood donation sessions. Join us for our next session with Pet Blood Bank on Sunday 21st March.  You do not need to be a registered client of Eastcott Vets for your dog to be able to help other…

Tim Charlesworth appointed chairman for ISVPS Academic Board

Head of Soft Tissue Surgery Tim Charlesworth has been appointed Chairman of the Academic Board for the International School of Veterinary Postgraduate Studies (ISVPS). The ISVPS accredits veterinary training courses and awards qualifications to veterinary practitioners and nurses around the world. In this role, Tim will oversee ISVPS’ academic quality and governance globally, with support…

Murphy’s looking good after Eastcott eye surgery

Life’s looking good again for an ageing sprocker spaniel whose sight was blighted by swollen and ulcerated eyes and degenerating corneas. The 13-year-old family pet called Murphy, underwent corrective surgery on both eyes, and can now focus clearly on enjoying a bright future with his family. After initial consultation and diagnosis, the our expert Ophthalmology…
Volume rendered CT of left-sided retrograde urethrography

‘World first’ duplication case seen at Eastcott

Our clinicians have been involved in a world first after successfully treating the first reported case of a dog with complete, unilateral urinary tract duplication. Tim Charlesworth, Head of Surgery at the multidisciplinary Eastcott Veterinary Referrals, in Wiltshire, has shared details of the remarkable case, which is believed to be unique. The dog in question…

Eastcott Referrals | COVID-19 (coronavirus) update

As the COVID-19 situation evolves, we are continually reviewing the resources we have available and the provision of services which are of most need to our clients and their pets.

Eastcott officially offering cats the gold-star treatment

We are delighted to have been recognised as a Gold level cat clinic by the International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM). The award is a big honour for the practice, with Eastcott Veterinary Referrals being recognised as delivering the highest standard of care and facilities for cats, further enhancing our reputation for first-class care and treatment. Eastcott…

Pet Blood Bank donation session | Sunday 10th January

Once again, we’re teaming up with Pet Blood Bank to provide a centre for them to perform regular blood donation sessions. Join us for our next session with Pet Blood Bank on Sunday 10th January.  You do not need to be a registered client of Eastcott Vets for your dog to be able to help other patients. Your…

Christmas Opening Hours

Please find below details of our opening times for the Christmas period Thursday 24th December Open as normal Friday 25th December Emergency and urgent referrals only. Please call 01793 528341 Saturday 26th December Sunday 27th December Monday 28th December Tuesday 29th December Open as normal Wednesday 30th December Thursday 31st December  Friday 1st January Emergency…

Top soft tissue specialist joins the team

We are delighted to announce that highly qualified and experienced specialists soft tissue surgeon Faye Swinbourne has joined the team. Faye is an ECVS specialist in small animal surgery, RCVS specialist in small animal surgery (Soft Tissue) and EBVS® European specialist in small animal surgery. She will team up with fellow specialists Tim Charlesworth and Andrew…

Maxillofacial surgery in 10-month-old Cocker Spaniel

Lenny, a 10-month-old Working Cocker Spaniel, was sadly a little too inquisitive for his own good. Whilst exploring on a walk one day this young puppy startled a horse and received short shrift, in the form of a glancing blow to the jaw.