Nurse clinics

Our team of Veterinary Nurses run clinics throughout the day and are trained to undertake many procedures and offer advice and support on all aspects of pet care. If you wish to see a veterinary nurse  you should make an appointment during surgery hours. Alternatively, if you have any questions or require advice, please phone the surgery and ask to speak to a veterinary nurse.

Nurse Clinics 

Nurse clinics are free of charge and cover the following:

  • Puppy and Kitten clinics
  • Small rodent clinics (advice on diet, care, handling and husbandry of your small pet)
  • Rabbit clinics (dietary advice, care, handling and husbandry of your pet rabbit)
  • Senior pet clinic (for cats and dogs over 7 years)
  • Post operation checks and suture removal.
  • Dental health care and checks
  • Parasite control advice
  • Giving medication
  • Pre purchase advice (chat about breeds, costs, equipment, how to choose and what you need to know)
  • Nutritional advice clinics
  • Healthy weight clinic – Advice on how to keep your pets fit and healthy and lose weight if necessary.

Procedures

The procedures carried out by our veterinary nurses are charged for but you will not be charged for a  consultation when you see a veterinary nurse.

  • Nail clipping (Free for Pet Health club members)
  • Dressing changes
  • Microchipping (Free for Pet Health club members)
  • Blood samples for routine checks
  • Diabetes monitoring
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Tick removal
  • Urine testing
  • Ear cleaning
  • Anal gland emptying
  • Routine injections – such as allergy vaccinations
  • Dermatology Clinics (run by our specialist nurse)
  • Puppy classes (run by a specialist team of qualified veterinary nurses)

Many procedures carry discounts for members of our Pet Health Club. Nail clipping and micro-chipping are FREE

Our veterinary nurses regularly attend courses to improve their knowledge and keep up to date with procedures. Some of our qualified veterinary nurses also hold, or are studying towards, additional qualifications.

Please note that as nurses whilst we are able to give advice we are not allowed to diagnose medical problems, so if you think that your pet is ill you will need to make an appointment to see a Vet.