Pioneering Orthopaedics at Feldon Vets
Using the latest surgical techniques, we are able to provide your pet with pioneering procedures that are often only in found in specialist referral centres.
Senior Vet Mark Taylor, who is based at our Bedworth surgery, is an Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Surgery and an active member of the British Veterinary Orthopedic Association and the AOVET.
Mark is available for expert advice and referrals from other vets. After many years of study he gained the General Practitoners Certificate in Surgery followed by the Post Graduate Certifcate in Small Animal Surgery (including orthopaedics). In the same year he was awarded the RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Surgery.
Please contact out Bedworth surgery to speak to Mark or to arrange a referral.
For his full bio, see Mark’s profile page
Feldon Vet Hugh Hawkins, who is based at our Leamington Spa Hospital, has a special interest in this area, with extensive experience, as well as an advanced qualification in Emergency Medicine and Surgery.
This allows Hugh to carry out a wide range of procedures to an extremely high level. He is also available for expert advice and referrals for other vet practices.
For his full bio, see Hugh’s profile page
Simply put, orthopaedics covers conditions affecting your pet’s bones and joints – the musculoskeletal system. Depending on the particular condition, there are all sorts of treatment options, including advanced surgery, to help get your pet back into action.
Common conditions needing treatment include
- Broken bones (fractures)
- Joint disease
- Hip dysplasia
- Cruciate ligament injuries
- Limbs which need straightening
This is another area where veterinary medicine is rapidly advancing – and we’re delighted to be able to offer you and your pet the very latest options here at Feldon.