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Pet hearing testing

Dog and cat hearing testing

We are delighted to be able to offer hearing testing for dogs and cats by David Godfrey BVetMed PGDip CertSAD CertSAM DipABVP FRSB FRCVS, here at our practice.

David runs referral clinics at Chipping Norton Veterinary Hospital on a regular basis, doing either hearing testing, or seeing dermatology cases - dealing with complex skin and ear problems in dogs and cats owned by our clients and those from other practices in the area.

Hearing tests are usually required for one of two reasons.  Either to check whether puppies or kittens of breeds at-risk for deafness are deaf or partially deaf in one or both ears, or as part of the investigation of deafness in older animals.  David uses the standard method of hearing testing, BAER (brainstem auditory evoked response) testing.  The test takes only a few minutes and can usually be done without the need for any sedative or anaesthesia, as can be seen in the pictues below of a kitten and a puppy having the test.

Please see David's website for more information: www.vethearingservice.co.uk

If you are not a client of Chipping Norton Vets, you can ask your vet to refer your animals to see David at one of his clinics.

If you would like to make an appointment to see David, or just ask him about hearing testing, please call David on 07929 863542 or email dreogodfrey@gmail.com