We work closely with all the other disciplines at the AHT to provide a multidisciplinary approach to all kinds of surgical cases, from tumour removal to traumatology management.

We are also committed to providing state of the art education and training for referring vets in soft tissue surgery.

What we offer:

  • Direct, immediate over-the-phone advice to referring vets 24 hours a day
  • Same-day rapid admissions for emergencies
  • Excellent communication with referring vets: initial report within 24 hours of seeing a patient with a more detailed report within 48 hours
  • Daily owner updates for hospitalised patients or more frequently for critical patients
  • State-of-the-art operating theatre and dedicated theatre nursing team
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Reconstructive/oncological surgery
  • Wound and trauma management including vacuum assisted wound closure
  • Respiratory surgery including BOAS surgery and laryngeal paralysis
  • Thoracic surgery including pericardiectomy, lung lobectomy, diaphragmatic surgery
  • Surgery of the abdominal cavity including portosystemic shunts and surgery of the extrahepatic biliary system
  • Other general surgery

State-of-the-art operating theatre with experienced and dedicated team

Specialist equipment

  • Aesculap CMOS Full HD camera system, light source and insufflation unit for minimally invasive surgery
  • Aesculap 5mm, 10mm and parallel optic scopes for single incision surgery
  • Ethicon Gen11 Harmonic scalpel and vessel sealing device
  • Full range of stapling devices for open and MI surgery
  • Brandon Quasar elite lighting with integrated Full HD camera system