We can now record in slow motion any animal using the underwater treadmill. This allows the vet to carefully analyse the walking movement and make adjustments to the rehabilitation /physiotherapy plan.
We do not recommend it for all cats but here is proof that some cats can use the underwater treadmill!
On Friday we had a CPD (Continuing Professional Development) meeting with the Tour de Vet team in aid of Cat’s Protection. They talked about anesthesia and how to make the practise more cat friendly – more on that later in the year.
Tallulah on the treadmill
We have known Sinead for many years now and absolutely trust and respect her with our dogs Dolly & Tallulah and cats Jimi & Kiki. Holly’s and Sinead’s advice is always spot on and they always go the extra mile. Tallulah had complex surgery here and I was so impressed at her care. A fantastic outcome and great aftercare – I cannot recommend enough. Nicola (Tallulah’s owner)
We have completed the extension which has almost doubled the size of the surgery. Here are some photos of the new rooms and equipment we have in place.
We have just signed a lease on the rear part of 447 Kingston Road – we are going to use the space to add a hydrotherapy / physiotherapy unit and a lot more kennels. We will put up more details as we fit out the building and get the underwater treadmill in place, but for now here is what the building currently looks like from the inside.
We are delighted to announce that Holly Ellingham is joining Ark Vets as our new vet. Holly graduated from the London in 2009 and worked in mixed and small animal practice in Berkshire. She enjoys cycling in the Surrey Hills and is owned by a naughty ginger cat.
We had an unusual pet in this week – an Eagle Owl which needed a toe amputated.
Name the chickens
- 1st Aideen G
- 2nd Caroline L
- 3rd Mark G
Catch the Fly
- 1st Mrs Sara W
- 2nd Poppy S
- 3rd Jack R
The face painting went down very well