INFORMATION FOR OWNERS:
If you are not an existing client of Thistle Veterinary Health Centres
an appointment for a referral consultation can only be made via your own veterinary surgeon.
Please note, all appointments are at our Clovenstone surgery.
Background of Thistle Dermatology Referrals
Donald Mactaggart qualified from Edinburgh university in 1988 and gained the certificate in dermatology in 1991. After working in referral practices in London and the South of England he returned to Scotland and became a partner in Thistle vets in 1999. He has published several articles in the veterinary press and recently co-written a chapter on laboratory medicine for a veterinary nursing textbook. Please click here for details on some previous case studies.
Full facilities for investigation and treatment of all diseases of the skin, hair, ear and nails.
Allergy investigation including intradermal skin testing and allergen specific immunotherapy.
Sixteen years referral experience
Prompt reporting of cases with full written report posted within 24 hours.
Telephone advice gladly given to veterinary colleagues
Good road connections (junction 3 City Bypass) and private client parking