Our topic groups

Emergency care, small animals

Accidents, snakebites, poisoning, severe breathing difficulties, skull trauma and serious epilepsy are just a few of the acute conditions that this team treats. The team’s work ranges from the moment when  acutely sick animals are received to the point where the emergency phase is over.

Diagnostic imaging, small animals 

Top-quality diagnostic imaging is essential when diagnosing illnesses and some wounds. This team handles matters concerning X-rays, fluoroscopy, advanced imaging diagnostics with ultrasound, MRI and CT scans, and interventional radiology/endoscopy. As well as developing Evidensia’s treatment and examination protocols, the team works towards common standards for image storage and image handling.

Dermatology, small animals

This team covers everything from itching and ear problems to skin diseases caused by infections, parasites and allergies. A primary task is to assess the relevance of new tests coming on to the market and to make judgements about the efficacy of different animal foods and of new treatment methods.

Exotic animals, small animals

The spotlight in this area is on reptiles, rodents and animals such as rabbits and polecats. The team has developed a long list of examination and treatment protocols for the benefit of all Evidensia animal hospitals and clinics. One challenge is that number of species in this field is high and that appropriate treatments vary.

Internal medicine, small animals

This is a fast-developing area in which many scientific articles are published every month. The team monitors the field and updates examination and treatment protocols. It has also conducted a lecture tour that resulted in all our clinics being able to take blood pressure – which could usefully be applied more often.

Surgery and orthopaedic surgery, small animals 

This is one of our largest teams and it has developed numerous examination and treatment protocols. These cover everything from birth-related complications to bone fractures and breathing problems in snub-nosed dog breeds. The team carries out skills inventories, develops quality assurance for surgery and medicine and implements error detection and accreditation systems.

Odontology, small animals

Diagnoses monitored by this team include underbites, overbites, tooth fractures, gum disease and oral tumours. The team has hosted courses in collaboration with Evidensia Academy to help more staff keep up-to-date on the latest scientific developments in odontology.

Oncology, small animals 

Cancer diagnostic methods, chemotherapy, and cancer-related treatments and associated side effects are among the main focus areas for the oncology small animals team. It is at the forefront of developments in areas such as cancer medicines for dogs. One of the team’s vets is writing a dissertation on mammary cancers in bitches.

Rehab, small animals

Key areas for this team include pain and pain assessment. Team members work in close collaboration with the surgery and orthopaedic team on subjects like osteoarthritis. The emphasis is on promoting qualified rehabilitation of orthopaedic and neurological damage and prioritising treatments that maximise quality of life. Animals treated throughout the Evidensia company stand to benefit from  knowledge developed by our team in this area.

Reproduction, small animals 

This is a newly formed team tasked with monitoring and sharing knowledge in areas such as genital disease, fertility problems, artificial insemination, sperm import/export, and sperm quality and fertility investigation.

Equine internal medicine 

Heart problems, foal illnesses, retained placentas, acute diarrhoea, metabolic diseases and weak performance issues are among the conditions that this team treats. The team has two specialists and has produced examination and treatment protocols for veterinary inquiries.  

Equine surgery

This team includes a specialist in equine surgery. Together, team members monitor general surgery as well as specialist surgery questions. The team produces examination and treatment protocols and shares the latest findings in abdominal surgery.  

Equine orthopaedics

This team, which has its own assigned veterinary specialist, monitors developments in one of the most important areas of equine veterinary medicine. It has produced training programmes and workshops on equine lameness, as well as examination and treatment protocols for how to stabilise fractures and conduct lameness examinations

Lab, all species

Being at the forefront of lab testing developments is crucial to our ability to diagnose correctly. This team produces examination and treatment protocols for tumour, blood smear and skin scrape testing. It also manages questions related to equipment, service agreements and the like, publishing recommendations in this area.

Eyes, all species 

This team addresses clinical conditions ranging from dry eyes to serious eye diseases, cancer, blindness, cartilage damage and deep cuts to the eye. The team, which has its own veterinary specialist, has developed examination and treatment protocols based on images of various ailments and issues appropriate treatment advice.