Veterinary Dermatology Referrals

Janet D Littlewood

RCVS Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Dermatology

Janet Littlewood graduated from the Bristol Veterinary School in 1977 and then completed an Internship at the University of Pennsylvania. After a couple of years in general practice she joined the Cambridge Veterinary School as small animal Assistant Physician and subsequently was awarded a doctorate in 1988. For 12 years she was Head of the Dermatology Unit at the Animal Health Trust, Newmarket, with clinical and research interests in both small animal and equine dermatology.

Janet has over 30 years' experience in referral veterinary dermatology, built on a sound foundation of training and interest in general internal medicine. She holds the RCVS Diploma in Veterinary Dermatology and has RCVS Recognised Specialist Status. She has over 50 publications in peer-reviewed journals as well as contributions to textbooks as both author and co-editor. She is internationally recognised in her field, particularly for her work in equine dermatology. She has been an invited speaker at many national and international conferences, and is a regular speaker at regional meetings and on continuing education programmes, renowned for her enthusiasm for her subject.

Dr Littlewood runs an independent clinical referral dermatology service and is available for consultations in all aspects of canine, feline and equine dermatology, seeing cases at the following host clinics:

Village Vet / Vet24Whittlesford Surgery
39 Station Road West, Whittlesford, Cambridge, CB22 4NL
Call: 01223 833651
Rossdales Equine Hospital
Cotton End Road, Exning, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 7NN
Call: 01638 577754

Vets wishing to refer a case should send a referral letter together with a copy of the case history and previous test results to the email address below. Dr Littlewood will conduct a distanced consultation with owners prior to arranging an appointment at the appropriate clinic.

She is also available for case advice for both veterinarians and pet owners, via email in the first instance.

Please note that Dr Littlewood will be on sabbatical and working abroad from January to July 2022. She will continue to support owners and primary caring vets of current patients via e-mail, including ordering further supplies of immunotherapy as needed. She will also be happy to offer advice to referring vets on equine dermatology cases and support internal medicine colleagues at Rossdales Equine Hospital for any patients that require further investigation.

Dr Janet D Littlewood
Veterinary Dermatology Referrals
2 Waterbeach Road
Landbeach, Cambridge
CB25 9FA

Tel: 01223 441539
Fax: 0870 138 0824