Acupuncture is a form of Chinese medicine dating back over 3000 years. It involves the insertion of fine needles into acupuncture points to stimulate a response in the body.
Craig Devine visits Scottish Vet Referrals every fortnight and is available for email advice and support between visits.
Scottish Vet Referrals was the first veterinary practice in the Highlands with a permanent, on-site CT scanner. This is utilised by our referral clinicians in ophthalmology, dermatology, medicine, oncology, cardiology and surgery, as well as being available for an ‘imaging only’ service to referring practices.
Several clinical studies have indicated that up to 75% of small animal patients are presented to veterinary practices for dermatological disorders. Dermatology involves a wide range of skin and systemic diseases.
The Eye Scheme (BVA – Canine Health Schemes) is mainly designed to identify hereditary eye conditions in dogs. Tony Wall is the only ophthalmologist in the Highlands who is qualified to offer this service.
Internal Medicine &
Our internal medicine and oncology services are provided by Simon Bate, who visits Scottish Vet Referrals every Tuesday and Wednesday.
Scottish Vet Referrals offers a comprehensive ophthalmology referral service. We are fully equipped to carry out extra and intra-ocular surgery, whilst continuing to offer satellite clinics at veterinary practices across the region.
Orthopaedic & Soft Tissue Surgery
Scott Rigg visits us on a weekly basis offering largely elective surgeries, with expansion planned as the year proceeds. Marija Matvejeva is available Monday to Friday.