Our Mission is to safely and ethically manufacture, service and supply Veterinary Instruments and Surgical Instruments to the Public and Private Healthcare Sectors and provide accurate information, flexibility and continual quality improvement through our service and products.
Surgical Holdings New Duo Surface Finish is applied across all our surgery theatre range of general veterinary instruments. Many of our veterinary instruments will also have distinct design differences with the user and patient in mind. Surgical Holdings' stainless steel veterinary instruments are manufactured in accordance with BS 5194. This ensures every veterinary instrument has the correct composition, to ensure they can be fit for purpose and perform the action they were designed for.Read more
Microchipping and the Law Since April 2016, it has been law for all dogs in the UK, over the age of 8 weeks old, to have a microchip. This legislation has been created to make it easier for lost or stolen pets and their owners to be reunited. It also helps to identify dogs that may have been involved in an incident or accident of some kind. The dog owners name and contact details are stored alongside the microchip number on a database. Anyone who doesn’t have their dog microchipped faces a fine of up to £500. Dog owners must also ensure that their pet is registered on one of the following government-approved databases: Animal Tracker Identibase MicroChip Central MicroDogID National Ve…Read more
If you are the owner of a new pet, you may be feeling unsure that you are providing the best care for your furry friend at home. All animals have different wants, needs, and demands, and providing these correctly often weighs on the conscience of a pet owner. If you are unsure, consider asking your veterinarian the following five questions. #1 Is my pet a healthy weight for its age, breed, and size? Many well cared for pets are actually overweight. What’s worse, is that many pet owners with an overweight animal will often fail to see that there is an issue with their pet's weight. Ask your veterinarian to check that your pet falls within an acceptable weight range for its size and bre…Read more
You may wonder why veterinary instruments are mainly manufactured from stainless steel, however, that 'stainless steel' can be prone to rust and corrode if it is not cared for correctly. There are different chemical compositions used for each type of instrument. They can be categorised into different groups and the British Standards for the manufacture of surgical instruments breaks these down(BS 5194 : Part 1:1991). As a basic guide. here are a few and their descriptions for veterinary instruments: Hardenable (Martensitic) Stainless Steel: AISI 420S29 EN56B – artery forceps, needle holders, dissecting forceps and clamps – things that need a bit of flex and give. So common vet inst…Read more
Welcome to the new Surgical Holdings Veterinary Instrument website. Surgical Holdings have been manufacturing veterinary instruments for the past 27 years, more recently our focus has been around the surgical human market, however, we are proud to offer our high quality theatre instrumentation to veterinary surgeons. We believe our instruments are the highest quality value instruments in the veterinary market and we focus on the materials we use, to ensure your instrument last. You will also see instrument finishes and attention to detail, which are previously unseen on veterinary instrumentation in the UK market. We are also able to service and repair all of our instruments and instrument…Read more