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Veterinary Pain Management for Dogs and Cats

5.0/51 Reviews

Providing individual management plans and treatment for dogs and cats suffering from chronic pain related to conditions such as osteoarthritis and neuropathic pain.

James qualified as a Veterinary Surgeon from the Royal Veterinary College in 1998, and worked in a number of first opinion practices in Devon, Cornwall, and Somerset. From the earliest days of his career he was passionate about managing pain in his patients, and dedicated himself to undertaking additional training in the field. He now has over ten years additional expert experience of researching and treating pain in animals. He has been awarded a Masters degree and PhD from the University of Bristol for investigations into the mechanisms and treatment of pain in dogs and cats, and is an RCVS recognised Specialist in Animal Welfare Science, Ethics, and Law. He is asked to speak on pain management internationally. He co-authored the chapter on chronic pain management in the BSAVA guide to pain management in small animal practice, and provides advice and training to veterinary staff. He is an assessor for the IVAPM Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner case log and member of the IVAPM education committee. Pet Pain Relief provides a visiting referral pain clinic service to your home or primary vet practice, and works closely with your regular veterinary surgeon and allied professionals to optimise pain management care. In his spare time James can be found attempting to train his collie and golden retriever dogs

Additional Details

  • Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, International Association for the Study of Pain, BVSMRA
  • BVetMed, MSc, PhD, Cert VA, DipECAWBM(AWSEL)


Q Why Choose Pet Pain Relief?

• James has focused on pain management throughout his 25 years as a qualified vet

• Awarded Masters and PhD for research into pain management

• Recognised as a Specialist in Animal Welfare, Ethics, and Law

• Undertaken additional training in Western Veterinary Acupuncture

• Close collaboration with first opinion and specialist vets, physio, and hydrotherapists

Q How we can help

• Full review of medical history and treatment

• Thorough musculoskeletal and myofascial assessment

• Consideration of primary and secondary pain sources

• Recommendations for any further investigations

• Recommendations for treatment options, including prescribed medicines, peripheral nerve or neuraxial injections, complementary treatments, further referral for joint injections or surgery

1 Review for Pet Pain Relief


Dr James I been very impressed. Milo had slipped discs in neck with also t4-5 disc ruptured with small intrusion into spinal cord. James has home visit helps me as I am disabled but also allows Milo to stay in his comfort of home. James is fabulous with Milo and Milo physiotherapist also joined a treatment session where she talked in depth with James about Milo and treatments. Milo has acupuncture and laser therapy.. I also have step plan on treatment plan. Highly recommend

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