Our practice offers well-established and sensibly-priced referral services in soft tissue surgery and internal & acute medicine, supported not only by excellent facilities, but also by a team committed to providing the best care for your patients and their owners.

Ed Friend BVetMed CertSAS DipECVS European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery

Ed graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 1997. Ed has considerable experience in soft tissue surgery including ENT surgery, reconstructive procedures, recto-anal surgery, thoracic, gastrointestinal and urogenital surgery, surgical oncology and hepatic surgery including portosystemic shunts. He became a Diplomate of the ECVS and a European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery in 2003. Ed has served as a committee member for the Association of Veterinary Soft Tissue Surgery; he is an external examiner at the Royal Veterinary College and Cambridge University and has been an examiner for the RCVS Certificate in Small Animal Surgery.


Dan qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 1991. He has spent the vast majority of his professional career working as a clinician in referral centres, both in academia and private practice. He was involved in the establishment of the intensive care unit at the RVC and spent eight years at the University of Bristol, where he was responsible for the internal medicine emergency service and the small animal intensive care unit. As well as his expertise in intensive care, Dan has a wealth of experience in internal and emergency medicine and has lectured widely throughout the UK and abroad. In addition, Dan also provides an independent veterinary anaesthesia consultancy service, providing advice on equipment, staff training and in-house CPD, as well as specialist locum services and a clinical anaesthesia referral service for more complex cases.

To find out more about the services we offer, please telephone 01823 326222.

Pet owners please note this service is only available via your own veterinary surgeon. If you wish to have your pet referred, please contact your own veterinary surgeon to discuss referral.

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