Clinical News: Practice News

Update on Small Breed Cranial Cruciate Surgery

Small Breed Modified Maquet Procedure now available at Downs Veterinary Referrals Given the success of the Modified Maquet Procedure (MMP – tibial tuberosity advancement) in larger breeds (see Review Article: The Modified Maquet Procedure ), we have recently invested in the necessary instrumentation and range of implants specifically designed for smaller patients (<12kg). This investment enables […]

Product Update: New form of Tissue Adhesive for Wound Closure in use at Downs Veterinary Referrals.

After extensive trials in both the human and veterinary referral fields a new method of wound closure is now available and in use here at Downs Veterinary Referrals.  

Screening for Chiari Malformation/ Syringomyelia (CM/SM) in Cavalier King Charles Spaniels

Downs referrals offers MR-scanning for CM/SM as part of a scheme run jointly by the British Veterinary Association (BVA) and Kennel Club (KC) to screen breeding stock for this all too prevalent and distressing condition.