Chris Linney


BVSc(Hons), Cert AVP (Veterinary Cardiology), DipECVIM, MRCVS

RCVS Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology
EBVS European Veterinary Specialist in Internal Medicine- Companion Animals


Veterinary Cardiology

Current Post:

Head of Cardiology


All of UK

Clinical Profile

Chris is both an RCVS Specialist and a European Specialist in Small Animal Cardiology and sees both medical and surgical cardiology cases. Chris has a keen interest in congenital heart disease and performing cardiac catheterisation procedures for correction of heart defects. Willows Veterinary Centre & Referral Service is currently the busiest and most experienced veterinary cardiac intervention centre in the UK, offering non-invasive, keyhole surgery for dogs as small as 2kg. He has spent time with the charity Animals Asia in Chengdu, China investigating heart disease in rescued moon bears from the bile-farming trade and is helping to improve their health and general well-being.