Mr Chris Linney

BVSc CertAVP(VC) DipECVIM-CA (Cardiology) MRCVS

EBVS® European Veterinary Specialist in Small Animal Cardiology

Chris is both an RCVS Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology and a European Specialist in Small Animal Cardiology and sees both medical and surgical cardiology cases.

Chris graduated with Honours from the University of Liverpool in 2007. He then worked for 2 years in Lincolnshire in first opinion small animal practice. In 2009 he returned to the Veterinary School at Liverpool University as an Intern in small animal studies, followed by a three year residency in cardiology and was subsequently promoted to the position of Lecturer in Cardiology. Before joining Willows, Chris was part of the team at the Veterinary Cardiorespiratory Centre in Warwickshire.

Chris has a keen interest in congenital heart disease and performing cardiac catheterisation procedures for correction of heart defects. He has spent time with the charity Animals Asia in Chengdu, China investigating heart disease in moon bears rescued from the bile-farming trade and is helping to improve their health and general well-being.