Services

Cattery

Our spacious, purpose-built cattery set in a peaceful, tree and bird filled garden, was opened December 2003 and is known as a semi-communal boarding facility. Essentially this means that each cat has a separate cage with hammock, fluffy bed, litter tray, food and water at night but during the day is free in a shared […]



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Vaccinations

There have been many changes in recent times with respect to attitudes to vaccination. This has come from: Our clients themselves who have reasonably questioned the validity of yearly vaccination. The World Small Animal Veterinary Association – who have produced recommendations for vaccination protocols in small animal medicine (now centred around three-yearly vaccinations for core […]



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Surgery

Sterile Theatre = reduced antibiotic use At The Vets we run a full sterile theatre. This is to a very similar standard as a human hospital would run. This is a room specifically dedicated to sterile surgery. To enter this room you must change from your street clothes into surgical scrubs. We also wear different […]



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Laboratory Testing

With our new Idexx VetLab Catalyst Dx and Procyte Dx  in-clinic laboratory we are able to run an extensive array of blood tests in clinic and get results back within minutes rather than hours. This state of art equipment measures parameters such as red and white blood cell counts, protein and enzyme levels, some hormone […]



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X rays & Ultrasound

We have a digital x-ray machine and also offer digital dental xrays in the clinic. This allow us to quickly take and develop excellent quality radiographs, and with regard to ultrasounds we refer to the Veterinary Specialist Group, where they provide an excellent out-patient service. As far as diagnostic imaging goes, the step up between x-ray […]



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Dental Health

Dental disease is one of the most common problems we see with our patients. The statistics state that by three years of age 70 % of dogs and 85% of cats have periodontal disease. By definition this is advanced disease that results in bone loss. Once bone has been lost these changes cannot be reversed. […]



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Nurse Clinics

Our nurses are all qualified and have extensive practical experience backed up by our commitment to ongoing education. They are a real asset to our practice and also to you, the client; they can often be the first port of call for general questions and also give you good guidance as to whether your pet […]



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Microchipping

A microchip is a very small chip that is inserted under your pet’s skin. This procedure is quick and involves a simple injection. The microchip is placed between the shoulders on your pet’s neck. This chip effectively gives your pet a unique number. The chip can be read using a scanner which will identify and display […]



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Dietary Advice

We are what we eat. Based upon this the feeding of our pet is one of the most important decisions that we make. Within our practice there are two very different approaches that we promote. The Science This approach is based around a huge body of scientific research by numerous independent food companies that produce […]



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Referral

We have a strong referral culture. We are extremely lucky to be within easy reach of some excellent referral services with very talented people. We can access referrals for internal medicine, soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery, ophthalmology, dermatology and advanced imaging – specialist radiographic techniques, ultrasonography and even access to CAT scanning. Most of these […]



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