Celebrating Northumberland Park’s first birthday

Craig DobsonUncategorized

Moorview Vets are delighted to be celebrating the one year anniversary of the Northumberland Park branch opening. The newest practice was opened back in November 2015 within the shopping precinct on Earsdon Road, a mere stone’s throw from the main Backworth site. The newest practice in the Moorview stable deals exclusively with primary care cases, and houses three consult rooms, … Read More

Laparoscopy: reduced neutering prices

Craig DobsonUncategorized

Moorview referrals are happy to announce that we now offer Laparoscopy (Keyhole surgery) as an alternative to traditional bitch spays and dog cryptorchid castrations (retained testicle). This service is currently available at the same price as a routine dog neuter charge for a short time only! Please pick up a leaflet from reception for more details. – Less invasive, therefore … Read More

Cruciate disease in dogs

Craig DobsonUncategorized

Below is a summary article written by Mark, one of our surgeons, about cruciate ligament disease in dogs. This is one of the more common conditions that patients are referred to us for and this article is designed to give you an introduction to this condition ahead of your referral to us. If you have any questions, please feel free … Read More

Brachycephalic Obstructive Airwave Syndrome (BOAS)

Craig DobsonUncategorized

Certain breeds of dogs and cats are prone to difficult, obstructive breathing because of the shape of their head, muzzle and throat. The most common dogs affected are the “brachycephalic” breeds. Brachycephalic means “short-headed.” Common dog breeds include the English bulldog, French bulldog, Pug, Pekingese, and Boston terrier. These dogs have been bred to have relatively short muzzles and noses … Read More

New tick-borne disease in dogs, canine babesiosis, found in the UK

Craig DobsonUncategorized

Scientists at University of Bristol conducting the Big Tick Project say recent confirmed cases of Babesia canis in four dogs in Essex that had not travelled abroad, have increased the need for surveillance of tick-borne disease in the UK. Launched last year, the Big Tick Project has become the largest-ever veterinary study of ticks and tick-borne disease in the UK, … Read More

Exotics nursing clinics

Craig DobsonChanges

Moorview Vets are holding exotics nursing clinics at our primary care practice at Northumberland Park. The clinics are for a variety of species including small furries (rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, chinchillas etc), reptiles (geckos,snakes,bearded dragons etc), birds (budgies,parrots etc) and wildlife. They are held by our registered veterinary nurse Kayleigh, who has a certificate in nursing of exotic species as well as … Read More

New Primary Care practice now open

Craig DobsonChanges

Moorview Veterinary Practice, one of North Tyneside’s major veterinary practices, is celebrating the opening of its dedicated primary care branch at Northumberland Park, just in time for Christmas. The establishment of an additional branch in the Shiremoor area has allowed the practice to streamline its services. All primary care will now be handled at the new premises, based next to … Read More