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The Orthopaedics service at Ashwood is provided by:

Dr Patrick McKee BSc BVetMed MRVCS

Dr Niall Thompson MVB CertAVP PGCertVPS MRCVS

Patrick and Niall have a wealth of experience between them in the management of orthopaedic cases.
Cases usually start with a comprehensive consultation with Patrick or Niall.

We accept referrals for orthopaedic problems and lameness investigations.

Orthopaedic Testimonial

Mylo, 1 year old, Shih Tzu X - Bilateral Femoral Head & Neck Ostectomy

This procedure was performed to manage severe hip dysplasia with the hips dislocating in and out of the socket causing profound weakness and pain.






"Our 18 month old Shih Tzu Mylo suddenly collapsed and was diagnosed with chronic hip dysplasia in both legs. This was a very frightening time but Niall was extremely informative and empathetic in explaining all the various options.

We decided that a Femoral Head and Neck Ostectomy was the best course of action for Mylo. Three weeks later Mylo is now back on his paws and making a remarkable recovery.

We have been clients at Ashwood Vets for many years and thanks to their expertise, dedication and quality of care Mylo will be able to walk again pain free."

Dorothy Gordon

Owner of Mylo the 1 year old Shih Tzu treated for chronic hip dysplasia with a bilateral femoral head and neck ostectomy.

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