Just some of the services we can perform
Puppies and kittens can begin their vaccination from 8 weeks of age, and rabbits from 5 weeks. We send free annual booster reminders for subsequent vaccinations. An annual health check will be performed during the vaccination consultation.
Pets receiving repeat medications are required to be re-examined at intervals determined by the medication being used in each individual case, often six monthly.
Flea, Tick and Worm Treatments
Environmental flea control can be achieved by the use of aerosol sprays around the house.
Please ask for advice.
Blood Pressure Monitoring
Weight checks are useful for all pets for routine monitoring, and especially so for pets on weight reduction diets.
Again, unless required for breeding, we recommend that all bitches are spayed. Bitches should be neutered preferably between 4 and 6 months of age before they have their first season, or if to be neutered later then 3 months after their first or subsequent seasons, or 8 weeks after any false pregnancy.
Male dogs can be castrated from 4 months of age onwards.
We recommend later neutering of male and female large or giant breeds of dog. Please contact the surgery for advice.
We recommend that all female rabbits are neutered from 4 months of age, and that where necessary male rabbits are neutered from the same age.
The microchip number is entered into a central database and registered against your contact details, enabling rapid return of your pet when necessary.
All veterinary surgeons, the police, RSPCA inspectors and dog wardens carry microchip scanners. Microchips can be inserted either at a routine consultation or when at the surgery for neutering.
We have ultrasound dental tooth scaling and polishing equipment to treat existing dental issues, and a range of techniques and products for prevention of future problems. Please ask for advice.
Most frequently this involves referral for more complex eye cases or difficult orthopaedic procedures.
There are several options regarding cremation or burial. Please ring for advice or guidance on any aspect of this subject.