April 2014

Pet of the Month: 
Smarti Jones

Smarti, a , 4 year 5 month old female Border Collie, first started coming to the clinic in the August of last year.

International Academy of Veterinary Chiropractic Postgraduate Advanced Animal Chiropractic Course: Emphasis on the Neck

Tamsin attended this course near Hamburg for the first weekend in March. It was a great opportunity to discuss cases with fellow veterinary chiropractors from all over Europe, to fine-tune skills and to discover additional techniques that can be employed in unusual cases.She meets with her fellow veterinary chiropractors for these educational events twice per year.

Layla Karas

Pets Age: 
4 year old
Pet Type: 
Female neutered, Boxer

Layla is a good example of a forelimb lameness case that can be frustrating in general practice. She first presented in June 2013. Her main presenting complaint was that she had been intermittently stiff on the right fore, usually after a period of rest following a vigorous walk. These signs were temporarily responsive to rest but resumed once more challenging exercise was brought in.

Amanda Morgan MCSP ACPAT A

Amanda joined the SMART Clinic in May 2013.

March 2014

Pet of the Month: 
Benji O’Rourke

Benji, a 3 year 5 month old Shih Tzu, will be a recogn

Claire Wheatley

I just wanted to thank you all so much for turning our old dog back into a pup!!!

You all do such an amazing job and treat the dogs with such affection. Maisey could't weight bare on her hind leg after a cruciate repair now she is back to her old self. When we are out on walks people don't believe that she is 11!

Thanks again for all your effort and patience.

You truly do a wonderful job!


February 2014

Pet of the Month: 
Ben and Gracie Bassett

Ben and Gracie Bassett: 5 year 5 month old Male Newfoundland, 7 year 10 month old Female Newfoundland

Zola Shearing

Pets Age: 
4 year old 4 months
Pet Type: 
Female Neutered, Greyhound

At the time of writing, Zola is a 4 year 4 month old, female neutered, Greyhound. She started attending the Smart Clinic in October 2013 and has had 10 appointments over 2.5 months to date.Her presenting sign was that she showed an on-going low grade left fore lameness. This had been un-responsive to Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory treatment (Meloxicam). The lameness first materialised in June 2013 following a very active beach holiday and may have coincided with a fall on the beach which included an awkward landing.

January 2014

Pet of the Month: 
Hector Probert

Hector, a 6 year 4 month old Male Neutered Lhasa Apso, started coming to see us at the Swansea clinic in September 2013.

SMART CLINIC CLIENT EVENING SEMINAR-The growing dog- from conception to athlete

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 19:30

We will be following a dog’s development starting from conception to young puppyhood and then through the months until maturity. Topics to be discussed will include:-