Colic cases comprise a major part of the hospital caseload and numbers have been increasing year-on-year. Management of colic and critical care cases is a team effort and with large numbers of cases coming through we are fortunate to have a very experienced and caring team on site 24/7, 365 days per year. We are therefore uniquely equipped in the North East to care for colics, sick-foals and other cases that necessitate intensive nursing and veterinary care.

The hospital benefits from:

  • In excess of 150 colic referrals per year
  • Cases managed by both surgical and medical specialists
  • Vets performing all after hours checks and treatments
  • One-to-one nursing care for critical patients
  • Constant monitoring via internet-linked CCTV
  • On-site laboratory available 24/7
  • Blood gas analysis
  • Facilities for constant rate-infusions
  • Mechanical positive pressure ventilation
  • Access to blood and plasma donors
  • Regular clinical audit
  • Veterinary surgeons living on site