Locking Plates

Anyone who knows me will know that all aspects of Veterinary medicine and surgery in all species interest me. Since a very young age, I have always been fascinated by all Veterinary work. While at Donaldson’s we are, in many respects a traditional Veterinary Practice,...

Broccoli

Broccoli is a 14 month old cat and loves attention from anyone whose attention he can attract so when his owners booked a family camping holiday in Cornwall, they were keen that Broccoli should stay at home and the help of a “cat sitter” was enlisted. Broccoli loves...

Howard the Terrier

Howard is a 9 year old Patterdale Terrier. As a typical terrier, he is confident, outgoing and fearless. With the typically high pain threshold of a terrier, cars hold no fear for Howard and so when he was clipped by a car, the initial scream he let out subsided...

Bluebell the Cat

Bluebell is a beautiful Oriental cat with the most piercing blue eyes that sparkle like sapphires. But when Bluebell was brought into my surgery last week, those eyes had a distressed look and, coupled with her harsh breathing and her inability to stand, it was pretty...

Bonnie’s fracture

At The Donaldson’s Vets Maple Street Hospital, we treat the out-of-hours emergency cases for the whole Donaldson’s Group and so this tends to mean that we deal with a lot of trauma cases. Having a strong interest in orthopaedics, I tend to deal with a lot of the...