Article Text

Download PDFPDF
RCVS Disciplinary committee
Vet reprimanded for failure to provide adequate care for a dog

Statistics from

THE RCVS Disciplinary Committee has reprimanded a Slough veterinary surgeon after finding he had failed to provide adequate care for a dog in his care.

Rahul Shah faced a three-part charge relating to the care of a Newfoundland dog which he had castrated. He was charged with discharging the dog when it was not in a fit state to be discharged; failing to advise the owner that the dog should receive veterinary care as a matter of urgency after she had alerted him to concerns about the dog's condition; and failing to ensure that the owner was fully informed as to out-of-hours care for the dog.

On September 23, following a four-day hearing, the Disciplinary Committee found each of the …

View Full Text

Request Permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.