• Welcome to Oakwood Veterinary Referrals

  • Why choose Oakwood?

    We provide a caring, professional, personal and friendly service of the highest standard. Our goal is to maximise our patients’ return to a good quality of life with the minimum of suffering. 

    Oakwood Veterinary Referrals is a specialist led multidisciplinary referral practice established in 1999 and offers referrals with either Diploma or Certificate Holders in:

    • Soft Tissue Surgery
    • Orthopaedic Surgery
    • Spinal Surgery
    • Internal Medicine
    • Cardiology
    • Dermatology.

    All surgical referrals are managed by our RCVS & European Recognised Specialists in Small Animal Surgery who have over 35 years combined experience in managing referral cases.

    Oakwood is based in Hartford near Northwich in Cheshire with easy access from the M6. We operate from a purpose built Tier 3 Hospital approved by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

    We have a dedicated imaging suite; in addition to digital radiography we offer:

    • fluoroscopy
    • colour flow Doppler ultrasound
    • endoscopy
    • regular MRI and CT  mobile visits.


    Emergency MRI or CT visits are often possible to arrange.

    We have separate dedicated Orthopaedic and Soft Tissue Surgery operating theatres and our cat and dog wards are separate.

    If you have not used our services before or recently, why not try us out next time you consider referring a case? We are always happy to discuss cases with referring veterinarians prior to referral and provide free verbal radiographic reporting. 


    267 Chester Road, Hartford, Northwich, Cheshire CW8 1LP

    Tel: 01606 723222    Fax: 01606 723221   Email: info@oakwoodvetreferrals.co.uk