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Dog Friendly Apartments 4 Sun Lane - Harpenden - AL5 4ET

We have several apartments situated on the ground floor, so ideal for pets as they have a courtyard garden area and wooden floors. If required we have have a selection of items such as Dog Beds, Bowls to training pads and Astro Turf for the garden areas for those late night visits.

Lydekker Park is located just across the road from the apartments and a much larger Rothamstead Park is a short walk away.  Free Wi-Fi is enabled in all apartments, there are two good size bedrooms and a stylish shower/bathrooms. Parking is available for one car on site and the Town centre is about a 2 minute walk away. The local train station is a few minutes away making trips in to London and other destinations an easy commute during you stay.

The RVC is about a 20 minute taxi ride away depending on and we would suggest you use Manor Cars who come highly recommended by previous guests, there contact details are 01707 655 655 or you can email them at email: enquiries@manorcars.net. Subject to availability we will look to take you to your Pre Op appointment at the RVC to ensure you are on time and try to help relive any stress following your arrival.

Useful information for Royal Vetinerary College Visitors

  1. The RVC Cardiothoracic Surgery website
  2. Email inquiries about the surgery to qmhaheartsurgery@rvc.ac.uk
  3. Travel information to the UK as provided by the RVC
  4. Heathrow Animal Reception Centre website
  5. Policies on travel with assistance animals at London Heathrow
  6. USDA travel abroad with your pet website
  7. Delta Airlines travel with support and service animals in the cabin website
  8. United Airlines travel with support and service animals in the cabin website
  9. The RVC Frequently asked questions
  10. RVC document explaining the surgery intervention and current processes.


I want to give an enormous thank you to Tony McFarland for making us feel welcome in every way and going far above and beyond for us! Highly recommend!!!

Shanna Reynolds 09|03|19

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The Mighty Hearts Project was founded by owners of dogs who have benefited from surgical intervention in Japan and the RVC in the UK. Each founding member has had a unique experience with their dog's diagnosis, pre-surgical treatment, intervention, post-surgical challenges, and recoveries. We feel passionately about bringing visibility to this surgery by sharing our knowledge and experience with the world. Our goal is to advance the care for dogs by collaborating with veterinarians and other supporters globally to bring you current research and updates on emerging techniques regarding mitral valve disease and repair.

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