Pet antibiotic resistance – how can we safeguard our future?

November 15, 2023

What does antibiotic resistance mean? Antibiotics can be effective at treating bacterial infections. However, over time bacteria can evolve to […]

Davies Veterinary Specialists Therapy and Fitness Centre Physiotherapy testimonial

Jakey’s story

December 3, 2019

“Following an accident that tore our dog Jakey’s ligaments and tendons in May, and after seven weeks of treatment from […]

Akita Koji has physiotherapy at Davies Veterinary Specialists Therapy and Fitness Centre

Koji’s story

December 3, 2019

“I would like to say a massive thank you to all your team especially Diane Messum. My best friend Koji, […]

Our guide to Amantadine

July 9, 2019

Louise Clark, Head of Anaesthesia at Davies Veterinary Specialists offers information and advice on the use of Amantadine for pain […]

Our visit to the Constabulary Specialist Operations Dog Unit

May 3, 2019

A few months ago our Chartered Physiotherapists Di and Sarah were invited to spend the day with the Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire […]

Ice and Heat Therapy

October 19, 2017

Welcome to our fourth…… TIP OF THE MONTH (October): ICE AND HEAT THERAPY Continue to stay tuned for our monthly fact […]

Getting to the point – Acupuncture for your Pet

September 19, 2017

What is acupuncture? Acupuncture is the practice of inserting solid needles into the body for the treatment of disease, or […]

Pets in their Home Environments

September 18, 2017

Welcome to our third…… TIP OF THE MONTH (September): PETS IN THEIR HOME ENVIRONMENTS Continue to stay tuned for our […]

Warming up and cooling down

August 11, 2017

Welcome to our second…… TIP OF THE MONTH (August): WARMING UP AND COOLING DOWN Continue to stay tuned for our […]

Recognising signs of pain in your pet

August 11, 2017

Introducing our very first…… TIP OF THE MONTH (July): RECOGNISING SIGNS OF PAIN IN YOUR PET! Stay tuned for our […]

Chronic Pain: How Davies Head of Anaesthesia Louise Clark and the Davies Team are changing the situation

August 11, 2017

Davies Head of Anaesthesia Louise Clark is in the May 2017 edition of Veterinary Practice News giving insight into how the team […]

Dorchy’s Story – Spinal Surgery Rehabilitation

March 12, 2017

Dorchy is a 5 year old miniature poodle who was brought to Davies Vet Specialists in mid-November 2016 for investigation […]

Underwater Treadmill Therapy – Not just walking in water?

February 27, 2017

Maisy has almost graduated from the Davies Therapy and Fitness Centre after undergoing rehabilitation post left-sided T13/L1 hemilaminectomy (decompressive surgery […]

Vets and pet owners celebrate opening of DVS Therapy and Fitness Centre

January 27, 2017

More than 70 veterinary professionals, paraprofessionals and pet owners flocked to the launch of Davies Veterinary Specialists’ new Therapy and […]

Bracken’s Story

January 18, 2017

“Bracken our 14.5 year old Golden Retriever has been on three legs for 6.5 years after undergoing a left hind […]

DVS adds NEW Therapy and Fitness Centre to its specialist veterinary services

January 12, 2017

Davies Veterinary Specialists (DVS) has opened a brand new Therapy and Fitness Centre at its Hertfordshire veterinary referral practice. The […]

Join us for our big opening!

January 11, 2017

As leaders in pet therapy, recovery and fitness, we’re always seeking to stay ahead of the curve – so we’re […]


Morse’s Story

January 10, 2017

Morse arrived at Davies with severe weakness in his back legs. He was diagnosed with Ischaemic Myelopathy, a condition that […]

Acupuncture and Pain Management

January 4, 2017

What is acupuncture? Acupuncture is the practise of inserting fine, solid needles into the body for pain relief or, in […]

Veterinary Physiotherapy

A Veterinary Physiotherapist

January 4, 2017

Currently, the title ‘Animal or Veterinary Physiotherapist’ is not protected by law, which means that anyone, in theory, can call […]

Hydrotherapy - Underwater Treadmill

Hydrotherapy – Underwater Treadmill

January 4, 2017

Our Therapy and Fitness team will assess the needs of your pet to determine which modality is the most appropriate […]

Flyte’s story

December 22, 2016

Flyte, previously a high-level agility dog, began to show signs of difficulty in negotiating agility obstacles, getting on and off the […]