Hospital for Small Animals

Our Specialist Services

An overview of the services we provide at the Hospital for Small Animals.


We provide a full anaesthetic service for all clinical needs and in emergencies.

Cardiopulmonary Service

We have facilities and expert staff to treat conditions affecting hearts and lungs.

The Dermatology Service

Our expert clinicians are able to investigate and treat all forms of skin disease.

Diagnostic Imaging

We perform and interpret a wide range of diagnostic imaging studies to help clinicians diagnose illnesses in small and large animals as well as exotic species.

Emergency & Critical Care

The Dick Vet Emergency & Critical Care (ECC) service provides the highest level of care in our well-equipped Intensive Care Unit.

The Feline Clinic

Our expert clinicians treat cats with a wide range of problems using state-of-the-art facilities.

Internal Medicine Service

We have expert practitioners and state-of-the-art facilities to treat dogs with a wide range of conditions.

The Interventional Radiology Service

Our IR Service can perform a multitude of different procedures that may benefit your pet or patient.

Neurology and Neurosurgery

The Small Animal Neurology and Neurosurgery Service investigates and treats a wide range of disorders of the central and peripheral nervous system, as well as neuromuscular disorders.


We offer investigation and treatment of all types of eye disease across species, as well as routine health screening via the BVA/KC/ISDS hereditary eye disease scheme

Orthopaedic Surgery

Led by Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and EBVS® European Specialists in Small Animal Surgery, Dr Dylan Clements and Dr John Ryan, the Orthopaedic Surgery Service delivers world leading care and transformative clinical research.

Soft Tissue Surgery

We have expert clinicians and advanced facilities for many soft tissue operations.

Dick Vet Rabbit and Exotic Practice

We provide medical and surgical veterinary care for small mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish and invertebrates.

The Riddell-Swan Veterinary Cancer Centre

A fully comprehensive cancer centre offering advanced therapy including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy and palliative care.