Accepting orthopaedic, neurosurgery and soft tissue surgery referral cases

Offering most advanced treatment options available for surgical referral cases

At Oxford Veterinary Specialists, we offer an expert, comprehensive veterinary orthopaedic, neurosurgery and soft tissue surgery referral service for vets in the Oxford area. We offer access to advanced imaging and can accept surgical emergencies. Contact us today to discuss your referral cases, and we can arrange an initial consultation and any necessary investigation or surgical procedure on the same day.

Veterinary care

Advanced imaging

Our team at Oxford Veterinary Specialists are dedicated to giving all pets the best possible care, using cutting-edge diagnostic imaging technology. We are here to support your patients and improve their quality of life by improving and curing their conditions.


If you are a veterinary surgeon in need of advice on a case, or if you would like to discuss a case prior to arranging a referral, please complete this online advice form or Email us If you need urgent advice, please call us on 01865 956 664.
This service is only available to veterinary surgeons. If you are a pet owner please ask your local vet to contact us to discuss your pet’s care.

Referral process

For emergency appointments, please call us on 01865 956 664 and arrange the referral directly with us.
If the referral is non-urgent, please either use the online referral form, email us at or call us on 01865 956 664.


We perform many complex orthopaedic surgeries, including

  • Cranial cruciate ligament surgery (TPLO, CBLO and TTA)
  • Patella luxation
  • Total hip replacement
  • Arthroscopy (elbow, shoulder, stifle and hock)
  • Angular limb deformity
  • Fracture repair
  • Arthrodesis
  • Double / triple pelvic osteotomy
  • Juvenile pubic symphysiodesis
  • Mandibulectomy / Maxillectomy

Our specialised imaging equipment allows for fast and accurate diagnosis and treatment of many neurological conditions, including:

  • Atlantoaxial-luxation stabilisation
  • Cervical spondylomyelopathy (Wobbler syndrome)
  • Intervertebral disc disease
  • Lumbosacral decompression / stabilisation or epidural steroid injection
  • Spinal fractures

The soft tissue surgeries we specialise in include:

  • Airway surgery
  • Ear surgery (TECA, VBO)
  • Abdominal (incl PSS, liver lobectomy, gall bladder removal, adrenalectomy, nephrectomy, ectopic ureters)
  • Thoracic surgery (incl PDA, PRAA, pericardectomy, lung lobectomy)
  • Sialocele / mucocele removal
  • Anal sacculectomy
  • Hernia repair
  • Mass removals
  • Thyroidectomy/parathyroidectomy
  • Urethrostomy

If you wish to refer a patient, call us on 01865 956 664, Email us on or fill out our contact form or so that your client can benefit from our veterinary services.