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Fairfield Pet Stories

Fairfield Veterinary surgeons Terry Dunne and Geraldine Young write "Interesting Pet Stories" articles for the Hinckley Herald, published by the Hinckley Times.

View our Pet Stories below from dogs, cats and all kinds of other pets and wildlife. The stories are all genuine cases from the Fairfield archives.
Warning: Some images may be upsetting for some viewers.

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"Sonny" - Kitten with Broken Leg

"Sonny" - Kitten with Broken Leg
"Sonny" O Connor, a 9 month old kitten, was referred to me from another veterinary practice. These circumstances usually mean that the patient is in trouble and generally reflects a serious orthopaedic injury. I think that anyone viewing his radiogra...
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"Fluffie" - Young Cat in Traffic Accident

"Fluffie" - Young Cat in Traffic Accident
The day before I was due to go on holiday, just as I was packing my bags, I received a phone call from the practice asking me to return to the surgical unit to examine a patient. My colleagues were in a quandary! A young feline patient, Fluffie, had ...
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"Orion" - Diabetic Cat with Broken Leg

"Orion" - Diabetic Cat with Broken Leg
Trying to create an environment in which healing can take place is a concept with which most of this column's readers should be familiar. Whilst this is a fairly simplistic approach it can be very difficult to achieve when other adverse factors can p...
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"Harry" - Cat in Road Traffic Accident

"Harry" - Cat in Road Traffic Accident
When we are presented with a difficult case which will require prolonged and expensive treatment a question we are often asked is, "Will it be worth it? "This, as you might imagine, can be an extremely difficult question to answer. The best that we c...
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"Max" - Boxer with Fibrocartilaginous Embolism

"Max" - Boxer with Fibrocartilaginous Embolism
The term boisterous could well have been coined with "Boxer" dogs in mind and "Max" one of our patients was no exception to that description. It was because his owners were so accustomed to seeing him charge around madly that they became quite shocke...
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"Lilly" - Pug with Medially Located Patella

"Lilly" - Pug with Medially Located Patella
"If it ain't broke don't fix it", goes the saying. Whilst this motto may well seem self evident it can sometimes require a more complex decision to be made. It is often the case that I am faced with patients who have significant orthopaedic problems....
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"Polly" - Springer Spaniel with Fractured Elbow

"Polly" - Springer Spaniel with Fractured Elbow
For most people and their dogs a walk alongside the Ashby canal constitutes a leisurely stroll as the narrow boats chug by. Not so for "Polly" the springer spaniel. Having forgotten her favourite toy for a moment whilst crossing one of the canal brid...
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"Lucy" - West Highland White with Lion Jaw

"Lucy" - West Highland White with Lion Jaw
West Highland White terriers are a very popular breed of dog and with good cause! Originating from Scotland (always a good start!) they are generally more friendly and manageable than other more tenacious terrier types. Generally confident, they will...
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51 Leicester Road,
Hinckley,
Leicestershire
LE10 1LW

Tel: 01455 637 642
Fax: 01455 631 898

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