• West Midlands Veterinary Referrals FAQs

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Are there any places of interest to visit near Burton-on-Trent?

If you've travelled from afar, there is plenty to do around Burton on Trent, should you wish to explore the local area whilst your pet is in our care.

  • Lichfield is lovely market town five miles south of WMR with a beautiful cathedral
  • The National Memorial Arboretum is just a couple of miles down the A38.
  • Burton is really nice with shops, boutiques and plenty of places to eat and drink
  • The Trent and Mersey Canal is directly adjacent to our Hospital and makes for a nice walk.
  • Barton Marina is within walking distance, with a parade of boutiques, eateries, art galleries and a cafe-cinema.

When was West Midlands Referrals established and what experience do you have?

West Midlands Referrals opened in June 2011, over the next ten years our practice expanded to be a team of six referral surgeons. Collectively, our expert team have decades of referral experience treating thousands of patients across a range of surgical procedures:


  • Spinal surgery
  • Joint replacements
  • Fractures
  • Cruciate ligament ruptures
  • Patella luxations

Soft tissue surgery:

  • Ear canal surgeries
  • Perineal hernia repair
  • Laryngeal tie backs
  • Tumour resections.