Consultations are by appointment, with the exception of emergencies, which of course always take priority. Normally you should not need to wait long for your appointment. Treatment of the same case by the same vet each time is encouraged to ensure continuity of treatment and assessment.
Surgery is performed on the premises. The dedicated operating theatre is fully equipped to cope with a wide range of orthopaedic and soft tissue surgery. An ultrasonic scaler and modern equipment is employed for dental work.
Anaesthesia is now a relatively safe procedure using modern equipment and drugs. Patients are closely watched by trained staff and continually assessed by a 'state of the art' respiratory and E.C.G. monitor.
Hospitalisation Facilities are provided for the very sick and those recovering from operations. Our kennels are maintained to the highest standard of hygiene. Heating and bedding are provided.
Diagnostic Facilities are frequently used to help in the diagnosis of disease, injury and pregnancy. Facilities available include:
Our in house laboratory equipment enables results to be obtained often within a few hours. Cats can be tested for leukemia and other viruses. In certain circumstances it may be necessary to refer samples to a specialist laboratory.
Pet Health Care Products
Pet Health Care Products are available in the waiting room. These include:
In addition a wide range of informative pamphlets are freely available.
Hills Veterinary Diets are on sale and our staff will be happy to advise you about feeding your pet.
Preventative Care is the cornerstone of our practice philosophy. Annual vaccination against infectious diseases for all dogs, cats and rabbits is highly recommended. Pre-vaccinal, adolescent and elderly animal health checks are all part of our comprehensive range of services.