Meet our pet patients
Our veterinary teams carry out over 2.8 million treatments a year through our 48 Pet Hospitals. From dogs who have eaten something they shouldn't, to cats who didn't quite land on their feet, we see some truly remarkable 'tails'!
Below, you can read about the life-saving veterinary care our amazing teams provide to pet patients.
Read about the poorly pooches we've helped.
Three-year-old cross breed, Buzz Lightyear, suddenly started having seizures that led to his new diagnosis of epilepsy.
Hetty was rushed to Bradford PDSA for emergency treatment for a painful anal gland abscess.
Alfie lives with heartbeat disease and requires heart medication to keep his condition stable.
Hugo dodges death after eating six packs of chocolate coins and their foil wrappers
A four-month-old Doberman puppy called Ghost needed life-saving treatment after polishing off an entire advent calendar.
PDSA vets have saved an eight-year-old border terrier after a freak accident left her caught under the wheels of a van.
Dallace is saved from a life-threatening intestinal condition.
Three- year-old pooch Milo went through life-saving surgery to retrieve a face mask stuck in his stomach.
PDSA saves Pickle from deadly womb infection
PDSA vets have saved a ten-month-old Siberian Husky called Mylo when he became ill after after eating a discarded facemask.
PDSA vets have saved a one-year-old dog called Dre after a wooden stick became lodged under his tongue.
PDSA vets warn dog owners to take care during walks after Paris fell victim to Alabama Rot
PDSA vets have saved a seven-month-old German Shepherd called Narla after she ate a lethal amount of dark chocolate and raisins.
PDSA vets have saved a Husky-cross called Pax when he became ill after swallowing a tennis ball.
PDSA vets have saved a seven-month-old Rottweiler called Bruno after he caught a life-threatening virus.
PDSA vets have saved a five-year-old dog called Marley after he became impaled on a stick during a game of fetch.
PDSA vets have saved a nine-year old Dogue de Bordeaux after she suffered from a deadly twisted stomach.
PDSA vets have saved a six-year old Basset Hound twice after he suffered from an infected ear canal and later swallowed an unidentified object on a walk.
PDSA vets have saved a nine-month old crossbreed puppy after he swallowed a stick that was half the length of his body.
Poppy needed emergency surgery after being badly bitten by another dog during a walk.
PDSA vets provided life-saving care for Nels after he ingested a foil packet of tablets.
Finlay was fighting for his life after his body temperature soared to a life threatening 108°F.
Krug needed emergency surgery after swallowing a whole corn-on-the-cob
Manchester PDSA has been a lifeline for Ruffin, whose recurring health conditions mean he needs constant check ups at the vets.
Biscuit needed urgent treatment after eating a fatal amount of chocolate.
Winston needed an emergency operation after suffering a deadly twisted stomach.
Thea had been neglected and attacked by an older dog when she was brought to PDSA for life-saving care.
It was a race against time for Ellie after she became ill with a deadly womb infection.
Some of our feline friends who have needed our care.
Jiggy, a cheeky 6-year old cat, needed help from PDSA when his owner, Kelly, realised he had a wooden stick lodged inside the roof of his mouth.
PDSA vets saved seven-year-old cat, Toots, who was suffering from severe pyometra, a potentially fatal womb infection.
14-year-old cat Timmy was rushed to New Cross PDSA Pet Hospital after coming home with his jaw hanging open.
One-year-old cat Muta needed emergency surgery after swallowing a baby’s dummy.
Felix the cat was critically ill due to a problem with his waterworks
Eleven-year-old Lightning the cat had to have her back leg amputated by PDSA vets after suffering a devastating injury.
Twilight and Calypso
Four-month-old kittens Twilight and Calypso were taken to Cardiff PDSA Pet Hospital, The Marian and Christina Ionescu Centre, for life-changing surgery after contracting cat flu.
Simba survives serious injuries from a suspected road traffic accident
Ten-year-old cat Hans survived major surgery to remove his eyes and is reunited with his loving owner thanks to PDSA vets.
PDSA vets have saved a two-month-old kitten on Christmas day after he became ill having swallowed a metal bell from a Christmas decoration.
PDSA vets have saved a nine-month-old kitten twice after she was hit by a car in the middle of the night and later developed a potentially fatal womb infection.
PDSA vets have saved a seven-year-old cat after a horrific airgun attack resulted in his leg needing amputation.
PDSA vets have saved a seven-year-old cat called Bobby from skin cancer before it had a chance to spread.
PDSA vets have saved a two-year-old tabby after he was hit by a car and suffered life-threatening injuries.
Nugget was saved by PDSA vets after falling 30-foot from a second-storey window.
Albert needed life-saving surgery after being trapped under the bonnet of a moving car for twenty minutes.
Irwin's life saved by PDSA after eating hairbands
When Saturn's owner found him in the garden unable to walk, she had to turn to PDSA for life-saving surgery.
Toby's owner was distraught after finding Toby covered in blood, with bite marks to his ear and a broken jaw.
Plucky kitten Luna got more than she bargained for when she found some lilies.
When Buddy ran out in front of a car, his owner feared the worst.
When Jay didn't come home one day, his owner had no idea he'd gotten into trouble on the train tracks.
What we've achieved
It was thanks to the generosity of our supporters that we were able to treat these pets, along with thousands more.
We couldn't have helped these poorly pets without the incredible support of people who donate, buy from our shops, volunteer their time and fundraise for us.
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