Craig Dobson Orthopaedic Surgery


Referrals are taken by Jonathan Deacon, BVM&S, Cert SAS, MRCVS, and Emma Mace, BVetMed, CertAVP (GSAS), MRCVS.

Areas of referral

Our experienced referral veterinarian can handle referral cases in the following areas:

  • Joint surgery – including cruciate surgery (tibial tubiosity advancement) and luxating patellas.
  • Fracture surgery
  • Angular limb deformity
  • Hip and elbow dysplasia
  • Hip replacement
  • Arthroscopy
  • Luxating patellas


Our experienced team of veterinarians and nurses can carry out a range of procedures in an ever-growing number of disciplines. From internal medicine to complex surgical procedures, we have the knowledge and the expertise to get your pet back on all four paws.

Identifying various heart diseases, murmurs and arrhythmias.

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Our cutting edge on-site 16 slice Toshiba CT scanner can be used to explore a variety skeletal, abdominal and oncological issues.

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We can diagnose and treat a vast range of skin, hair, ear and nail diseases using our cutting edge facilities and knowledge.

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At Moorview we have the facilities to use up to date diagnostic imaging equipment and techniques to aid in diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of diseases.

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Our experienced team of practitioners can diagnose and treat all manner of internal ailments and diseases.

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The mobile MRI scanner is fully equipped for magnetic resonance imaging on animals, helping to determine and treat musculoskeletal problems, cognitive issues and brain diseases.

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At Moorview we aim to combine the latest therapies from surgery and medicine to treat pets affected by cancer.

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We can help to care for your pets’ eyesight, and our facilities make it possible to perform ocular surgery where necessary.

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We can perform surgery on joints and fractures, as well as operating on dysplasias and limb deformities.

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Keep your pet healthy following injury or surgery with a course of physiotherapy.

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Our highly experienced veterinarians can perform ENT, thoracic, urogenital, abdominal and colorectal surgeries, to name but a few.

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Our specialist referral veterinarian can perform a range of surgeries on animals suffering from spinal issues.

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  • 0191 256 6990
  • Unit 5C Northumberland Park Shiremoor NE27 0SJ

  • 01670 814 628
  • 29 Gibson Street Newbiggin-by-the-Sea Northumberland NE64 6UY


  • 0191 338 8890
  • Station Road Backworth Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE27 0AA