Orla O'Doherty

Veterinary Surgeon

Orla O'Doherty - Veterinary Surgeon
Orla O'Doherty MVB MSc PhD MRCVS Veterinary Surgeon

Orla Doherty, a native of Carndonagh, qualified as a vet from University College Dublin (UCD) before completing a Master’s Degree in Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare at Edinburgh University. Orla recently completed a PhD at the University of Limerick in 2016 on horses, and is currently completing an Australian Diploma in Equitation Science.

Since 1994 Orla has been running the Animal Behaviour Clinic, a veterinary referral behaviour clinic treating problem behaviours in horses, dogs and cats. Orla lectures and gives workshops and clinics to veterinary surgeons, horse owners, riders and trainers in Ireland and abroad and is also currently carrying out research into elephant behaviour in Dublin Zoo.

Orla is an Associate Lecturer at University College Dublin and also lectures at the University of Limerick, on animal behaviour, behaviour problems and welfare.

Practice information


  • Mon
    8:00am - 1:00pm & 1:30pm - 5:30pm*
  • Tue
    8:00am - 1:00pm & 1:30pm - 5:30pm*
  • Wed
    8:00am - 1:00pm & 1:30pm - 5:30pm*
  • Thu
    8:00am - 1:00pm & 1:30pm - 5:30pm*
  • Fri
    8:00am - 1:00pm & 1:30pm - 5:30pm*
  • Sat
    9:00am - 1:00pm*
  • Sun

Emergency Details

Please call:

02871 262596

Find us here:

14 Whitehouse Road Londonderry BT48 0NE
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Please call this number for emergencies:

02871 262596