We receive appointments on a routine or emergency basis and provides a 24-hour emergency service seven days a week, all year round.

The Neurology/Neurosurgery team is available for telephone advice services to veterinary surgeons in both general and referral practices.

What we offer:

  • On-site 1.5 Tesla MRI scanner imaging operated by specialists on a 24-hour basis
  • Electrodiagnostic facilities
  • State-of-the-art operating theatres which allow us to offer a comprehensive referral service for canine and feline patients with medical and surgical neurological conditions
  • We see intracranial, spinal and neuromuscular emergencies on a 24-hour basis
  • We offer a congenital deafness-screening programme in a variety of at-risk breeds
  • We offer an incredibly competitive epilepsy work-up package and a spinal surgery package and on-going advice on medical management of these patients at any time, via phone, fax or email.
  • We aim to notify referring vets of our initial assessment within 24 hours of seeing a patient. A more detailed report will follow within 48 hours.
  • If patients are hospitalised, we will call to update the owner on a daily basis. If the patient is critical or further updates are required, we will call more often.


Meet our Head of Neurology and Neurosurgery

Dr Luisa De Risio

Dr Luisa De Risio

Head of Neurology/ Neurosurgery, Small Animal, and Head of Clinical Research

RCVS and EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology, Luisa’s main areas of interest are epilepsy, hereditary neurological disorders, neurosurgery, and feline neurology.

Read Dr Luisa De Risio's bio

Luisa leads our Neurology team, which includes:

Fabio Stabile DVM, MRCVS, PhD, DipECVN RCVS and EBVS ® European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology

Lluis Sanchez MRCVS

Oliver Marsh BVM BVS, MRCVS