Hospital for Small Animals

Clinical Trials Programme

Would you like to see better treatment for pets in the future? With your help, we can make that happen…

Like human medicine, veterinary medicine doesn't stand still and advances in medical and veterinary research result in new, better treatments becoming available.  Despite this, many diseases, such as cancer, are still very difficult to treat and many of our pets would benefit from more research to find more effective therapies to improve health and quality of life. Here at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Medicine our Clinical Trials Programme aims to do just that.


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Current Clinical Trials

Our veterinary surgeons are recognised national and international experts. In addition to providing specialist clinical services we carry out research to advance our understanding of animal diseases, enabling us to further help our patients, other animals and even humans.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a clinical trial? How do veterinary clinical trials impact human medicine? What would my participation involve? Find out the answers to these questions and more.