Veterinary Services

Red Kite Veterinary Consultants act as Named Veterinary Surgeons to a number of research establishments in the south of England. These include major universities, BBSRC and MRC facilities, pharmaceutical companies and contract research organisations.

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Health monitoring

We can provide advice on appropriate biosecurity measures and health monitoring of laboratory animal colonies, tailored to the establishment and the species held.

Research techniques and refinements

We can advise on best practice, minimal severity procedures and refinements in all aspect of laboratory animal care and use.

Export and import certification

We are APHA approved Official Veterinarians and can undertake Import and Export certification of animals and products of animal origin.

Equipment, instrument and medicines

We can provide advice on instruments and equipment for use in research, and can supply a range of consumables. We can also supply prescription only medicines  for use in animals under our care.

Regulatory compliance

We can advise on the preparation of licence applications and advise on facility design to comply with Code of Practice requirements. We can also advise on preparation for Home Office audit visits. 

Animal health and welfare

We can provide advice on all aspects of laboratory animal health and welfare including breeding, husbandry, care and use.