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Northern Ireland Veterinary Specialists

Welcome to Northern Ireland Veterinary Specialists

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Who are we?

Who are we?

Northern Ireland’s first Specialist-led, multidisciplinary small animal veterinary referral hospital.

We are the only small animal Specialists working in Northern Ireland, and see cases referred to us by general veterinary practitioners from all over the country. We work as an extension to your local veterinary team to expand patient access to state-of-the-art diagnostics, specialist treatments and the highest level of veterinary care. Our hospital is centrally and conveniently located just outside Hillsborough, County Down within easy access of the A1 motorway.

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Who are we?
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Referral services
Referral services

Referral services

At Northern Ireland Veterinary Specialists, we are proud to offer unrivalled expertise across a range of clinical services. Our compassionate and highly trained team of vets and nurses are here to provide simple, and efficient access to the best diagnostic and treatment options available.

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Facilities

Accurate diagnosis is essential to guiding appropriate advice and treatment. On-site access to state-of-the art diagnostic facilities including digital radiography, ultrasound, computerised tomography (CT scanning), and arthroscopy ensures we can provide this for every patient. Our operating theatres are equipped to the highest level with the most advanced instrumentation and intraoperative fluoroscopy.

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News & Events

Latest news & events

News

New Puppy / Kitten murmur clinic

Have you found a heart murmur during a routine puppy or kitten check? Northern Ireland…

5th August 2021

Case Studies

The Deliverance

Cara - a six-year-old female neutered Cavalier King Charles Spaniel was referred to Northern Ireland…

27th July 2021

Case Studies

Puppy murmurs – what could it be?

Julie Kavanagh, Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology, shares tips on how to determine the significance of…

27th July 2021

News

COVID-19 update – We’re here to help

We continue to work safely and provide care for your pets during the COVID-19 pandemic.…

6th January 2021

COVID-19 Update

Our practices are open and providing routine, urgent and emergency referral care for your patients. We continue to work safely with social distancing and a combination of telephone consultations and on-site examinations. GP vets should contact our referral centres directly for clinical advice on cases.