Veterinary professionals

Our Specialist Services

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

The Anaesthesia Service

close-up of a injection on a dog's leg
The Anaesthesia Service supports colleagues across the Hospital for Small Animals, 24 hours a day.

The Behaviour Clinic

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The Behaviour Clinic specialises in the assessment and treatment of behaviour problems in dogs and cats.

Cardiology Service

Veterinary Cardiologists looking at an x-ray
The Cardiology Service provides a diagnostic work up, treatment and surgical service for animals with heart and chest conditions.

Dermatology Service

a procedure using a laser on a dog's skin
The Dermatology Service offers a professional and prompt service to the referring vets and clients, seeing any skin problems that might occur. 

The Diagnostic Imaging Service

A vet tending to a dog going into an MRI machine
The Diagnostic Imaging Service performs and interprets a wide range of diagnostic imaging studies to help clinicians across the Hospital for Small Animals investigate disease.

The Dick Vet Rabbit and Exotic Practice

Black and white Rabbit in straw
The Dick Vet Rabbit and Exotic Practice is one of the largest and best-equipped exotics services in the UK, and provides diagnostic investigations and treatment for rabbits, small mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish and invertebrates. We also provide services and treatment for zoological collections and wildlife casualties.

Emergency and Critical Care Service

Vets tending to an animal in the Emergency and Critical care Unit
The Emergency and Critical Care Service is the front line of emergency care at the Hospital for Small Animals, working 24 hours a day to stabilise and treat critical patients.

Feline Service

A cat recovering in the feline clinic
The Feline Service specialises in the medical diagnosis and treatment of cats, ensuring that they receive a high level of care. 

Internal medicine

A happy vet with a happy cat
The Internal Medicine Service specialises in complex medical problems, which are difficult to diagnose or treat.

Neurology and Neurosurgery service

Neurologist treating a dog
The Neurology and Neurosurgery service at the Hospital for Small Animals is one of the largest in the UK and is comprised of some of the most highly trained and qualified neurologists, with both European and American board-certified Specialists in Veterinary Neurology and Neurosurgery. 

Oncology service

Two oncologists treating a dog
The Riddell-Swan Veterinary Cancer Centre is one of the largest oncology centres in Europe and has more than a decade’s experience in providing world-class care for pets diagnosed with cancer.

Ophthalmology Service

Close-up of a dog's eye
The Ophthalmology Service offers investigation and treatment of all types of eye disease across all species, as well as routine health screening via the British Veterinary Association, Kennel Club and International Sheep Dog Society hereditary eye disease scheme. 

The Orthopaedic Surgery Service

An orthopaedic surgery procedure
The Orthopaedic Surgery Service delivers world-leading care for companion animals, with cutting-edge treatments for joint diseases, fractures and lameness investigations. 

REPAIR (Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Service)

vets using hydrotherapy to treat a dog
The Royal (Dick) Edinburgh Physiotherapy Assessment & Intensive Rehabilitation (REPAIR) Centre optimises patient rehabilitation using physiotherapy, hydrotherapy and rigorous evaluation of treatment response.

Soft Tissue Surgery Service

Veterinary surgeons watching a live video feed of an operation
The Soft Tissue Surgery Service offers compassionate, Specialist-led care for companion animals requiring surgical treatment for a variety of conditions - from nose to tail, and everything in between.