Charlie Sale BVMS, CertSAO, DipECVS, MRCVS is an RCVS and European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery. Charlie has over 18 years of experience in orthopaedic and spinal referrals. He graduated from Glasgow in 1991 and then worked in a small animal practice in Bolton for four years where he developed an interest in small animal orthopaedics. In 1995 he moved to the Willows Veterinary Hospital, part of the Willows Veterinary Group, and set up an internal orthopaedic and spinal referral service. In 1997 he attained the RCVS certificate in small animal orthopaedics and began accepting external referrals. Charlie's services came under the Oakwood umbrella after Oakwood started in 1999. Charlie became a diplomate of the European College of veterinary Surgeons in 2007.