Cave Veterinary Specialists Accepting referrals – 7 days a week

At Cave Veterinary Specialists we provide the highest levels of care to pets referred to us.

We provide outstanding treatment for patients and exceptional service for owners and referring vets.

Our multidisciplinary team of Specialist clinicians, and highly-skilled veterinary nurses work to ensure we provide first class care for sick and injured patients, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Our large, purpose-built hospital is a five-minute drive from junction 26 of the M5 and offers some of the most advanced diagnostic and treatment facilities across the South West of England.

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Services We Offer

  • Anaesthesia
  • Cardiology
  • Dermatology
  • Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Dentistry and Oral Surgery
  • Internal Medicine
  • Oncology
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Soft Tissue Surgery

Your Referral to Cave

  • What is a referral?
  • Arranging a referral
  • Your appointment
  • Insurance claims
  • Getting to Cave
services anaesthesia


Every patient has an individualised anaesthesia plan tailored to their specific needs taking into account their history, treatment, and temperament.

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services cardiology


All aspects of the cardiac investigation are offered, including heart murmurs, collapse/exercise intolerance and arrhythmia assessment/management.

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services dermatology


We accept referrals for all sorts of dermatological problems including allergies, parasitic and auto-immune skin disease.

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services neurology neurosurgery

Neurology and Neurosurgery

Our Neurology and Neurosurgery service is available to help with the diagnosis and management of all conditions of the...

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services neurology neurosurgery

Dentistry and Oral Surgery

Our purpose-built dentistry suite that allows our team to provide the very best treatment for dentistry and oral conditions.

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services internal medicine

Internal Medicine

The internal medicine team has extensive experience of the investigation and treatment of different diseases.

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services oncology


Our oncology service can stage and manage many types of tumours and cancers.

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services orthopaedic surgery

Orthopaedic Surgery

We are happy to accept a wide range of orthopaedic cases from degenerative joint conditions to complex fractures and developmental disorders.

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services soft tissue surgery

Soft Tissue Surgery

The soft tissue team are pivotal in the management of many cases referred to our medicine and oncology services.

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referrals what is a referral

What is a referral?

If your pet needs to be referred to us at Cave Vets Specialists, this should be discussed with your veterinary surgeon.

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Arranging a referral

If your pet needs to be referred to us at Cave Vets Specialists, this should be discussed with your veterinary surgeon. They will then contact us on your behalf...

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Your appointment

We much prefer that the owner (you), rather than a representative such as a friend, neighbour or driver bring your pet to us. This is because we will be asking detailed questions about...

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Insurance claims

Under normal circumstances, we ask that you pay us at the time of treatment and claim back the funds from the insurance company yourself. You will need to check with your insurance...

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Getting to Cave

We are available 24 hours a day for animals who are under our care. We are able to see animals referred by your vet for hospitalisation out of hours with a view to...

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Latest News From Cave Vets

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13th March 2024
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