Information for Referring Vets

The North Dublin Orthopaedic Animal Hospital has a multi-disciplinary referral service, providing specialist care for dogs and cats in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Our service is led by Dr W. McCartney MVB, Dipl ECVS, DSAS (Orth), PhD, MRCVS. RCVS recognised specialist in small animal orthopaedics ( and a European recognised specialist in small animal surgery ( Dr William McCartney is the principal surgeon at NOAH and has over 20 years experience in referral orthopaedics and neurology, with over 60 peer reviewed publications in these areas of expertise. He has been performing total hip replacements since 1990, and was the first to do total elbow replacements and total knee replacement in Ireland. Spinal surgery, fracture and joint surgery have been routinely performed since 1992 in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Our Referral Services include: (but are not limited to)

  • Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgeries
  • Neurology
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Soft tissue Surgery
  • Diagnostic Imaging

To request a referral please complete the form below

You can also download a PDF referral form here

Is the animal insured?   

Please provide sufficient details so that we may assist you