Feline Medicine

Feline Medicine

Our Feline Medicine clinical service is run by one of our vets, Kevin Spencelayh, at our Chesham surgery.

Kevin graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2011 and joined the Wheelhouse as a new graduate. Having a keen interest in both cardiology and feline medicine he has completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Feline Practice and achieved the position of Advanced Veterinary Practitioner in 2018. Kevin enjoys investigating and managing a wide range of feline diseases and patients.

Learn more about Kevin

  • What Does a Feline Medicine Consult Include?
  • What Cases Can We See?
  • Prices
  • Booking an Appointment?

What Does a Feline Medicine Consult Include?

What Does a Feline Medicine Consult Include?

Initial Consultation - 20 minutes: 

  • Thorough review of clinical history
  • Review of any existing laboratory reports 
  • Full physical assessment  
  • Discussion regarding treatment options  

Kevin may also choose to perform additional diagnostics if he deems these appropriate, which may include blood tests, ultrasonography and radiography, and which your cat will be admitted for on the morning of your appointment.

Based on his findings Kevin will then discuss the best treatment plan going forward for your cat, and will arrange any follow up consultations if needed, to ensure the best case continuity possible for you and your cat.

What Cases Can We See?

What Cases Can We See?

Kevin can see a wide range of conditions including:

  • Chronic vomiting
  • Chronic diarrhoea
  • Unexplained weight loss or loss of appetite
  • Neoplasia- diagnosis, staging and treatment including creation of chemotherapy protocols
  • Renal disease
  • Urinary tract disease- including chronic and recurrent urinary tract infections and incontinence
  • Gastrointestinal disease- including suspected pancreatitis and obstructions
  • Liver and biliary disease- including investigation of jaundice
  • Pyrexia of unknown origin
  • Immune mediated disease
  • Ascites
  • Cushing's and Addisons disease

This list is not exhaustive and if you feel your pet may benefit from our Feline Medicine service, please ask your vet to speak to our team, or call the practice so we can advise further.

Prices

Prices

Initial Consultation - £65

Our prices are usually significantly lower than at specialist referral centres and so can be a good option for clients and pets who cannot proceed with full specialist referral. 

If you are a member of the Wheelhouse Healthcare Plan, this cover extends to our Feline Medicine service as well. 

Booking an Appointment?

How Do I Arrange An Appointment For This Service?

If you are already a Wheelhouse client, please discuss this with your usual vet, who can arrange for you to be seen by the Feline Medicine clinical service. 

If you are not already registered with the Wheelhouse Vets, then please contact your usual vet to request an appointment with our Feline Medicine clinical service. 

A member of our team will then give you a call to book your appointment, and also confirm the booking and any pre-appointment instructions via email.

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