For any Emergency Referrals please contact Gilabbey Veterinary Hospital

Case Referral From

This form should be completed for urgent/routine referrals and accompanied by a referral letter (synopsis of the individual case), full clinical history, including laboratory/In-house results, radio graphs and any further diagnostic imaging reports (i.e.: CT, MRI, Ultrasound).

The full clinical history and test results/radio graphs/further diagnostic imaging reports and the referral letter can either be uploaded using this referral form (see below) or they can be emailed directly to

Once the form is completely and received we will then contact the client to schedule their pets appointment at Gilabbey Veterinary Hospital at a convenient time and date.

Please note the referral form should only be used by Veterinary Professionals not by clients wishing to make an appointment. If you are a pet owner, either contact your vet for referral or call Gilabbey Veterinary Hospital on 021 4962799 for more information.

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    Referring Vets

    Referral Services

    Gilabbey Veterinary Hospital has a multi-disciplinary referral service and provides specialist care for dogs and cats referred to us by veterinary surgeons across Ireland. Within the practice we have a team of highly trained and skilled veterinary specialists working in a number of disciplines.  If your dog or cat is being referred to us by your veterinary surgeon, you can rest assured that we will provide the best care possible, whatever the problem may be.

    Our team is led by Mr. Shane Guerin who is an officially recognised veterinary Specialist.  A Specialist is an individual who has had advanced training leading to a Diploma status in their field of expertise and who also fulfils other stringent criteria, such as those regarding their involvement in clinical work and research, as well as other responsibilities including the training of others involved in the veterinary profession.

    Our specialist veterinary surgeons have national and international reputations and have written scientific papers, published in text books and regularly speak at local, national and international meetings.  As well as offering continuing education to other members of our profession, our vets regularly attend scientific meetings in order to keep up-to-date in their specific fields of expertise.

    We continually strive to enhance and improve the service we offer to owners, their pets and the veterinary surgeons who entrust their patients to our care.

    Our Referral Services include:

    • Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgeries
    • Rehabilitation & Physiotherapy
    • Neurology
    • Ophthalmology
    • Internal Medicine
    • Soft tissue Surgery
    • Diagnostic Imaging
    • Behaviour
    • Dermatology
    • Cardiology & Respiratory conditions