Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month

We’re celebrating our wonderful nurses; want to join in? Throughout May, we will be raising awareness of the resilience and myriad of jobs our veterinary nurses have within our practice team and the wider veterinary industry. Below you’ll learn what Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month is, the roles our exceptional nurses play on a day-to-day basis…

The importance of pet insurance

We believe that pet insurance is an important part of responsible pet ownership. Owning a pet is hugely rewarding, but it can also be expensive if they are to suffer an illness or injury. Having a good pet insurance policy allows you to concentrate on what’s best for your pet while knowing help is there…

How to help your itchy dog

Have you noticed your dog scratching a bit more than usual? This article covers the common reasons your dog might have itchy skin and some top tips for providing relief. Common dog skin conditions If your dog has started itching and scratching more than usual, it might be due to some of these common issues:…

Adopt a pet – save a life

adopt-a pet

If recent months meant you put your new pet plans on hold, you may now be starting to put the wheels in motion to extend your family and welcome a new member. Many people research reputable breeders or consider designer dogs based on celebrity social media profiles, however, considering adopting a rescue animal can be hugely rewarding.  Animal rescue…

The role of a client care team

As with any business, a vet practice needs a strong supporting team for the non-clinical business functions. The client care team will generally be the first and last port of call for pets and their owner. Depending on the size of the practice, this can include: Practice Manager Oversees the general every day running of…

The role of a patient care assistant (PCA)

A patient care assistant works alongside and supports the whole practice team to achieve the highest standards of patient care. Under the direction and supervision of a veterinary surgeon or registered veterinary nurse (RVN) they will assist with monitoring of inpatients, infection control and handling animals safely for procedures such as injections, blood samples, bandage…

The role of a Registered Veterinary Nurse

Ask most veterinary practices and they will tell you that their Registered Veterinary Nurses (RVNs) are at the very heart of everything they do. Such is the respect for RVNs that a whole month is dedicated to celebrating their roles – Veterinary Nurse Awareness Month takes place every May and is recognised worldwide. Whilst the…

Jubilee weekend opening hours

With an extended bank holiday on the horizon, we wanted to let you know that our opening hours may vary from our usual opening hours. Please see below our opening times and our out of hours contact number: Thursday 2 June 2022 – Spring bank holiday 10am to 1pm Friday 3 June 2022 – Platinum…

May bank holiday opening hours

With an extended bank holiday here, we wanted to let you know that our opening hours on Monday 2 May 2022 may vary from our usual opening hours. We will be open 10am to 1pm. If your pet needs emergency or out of hours care or treatment, please call us on 01531 632276

Easter opening hours

Whether you’re planning a weekend break or a few days at home, we will be here over the Easter weekend should you need us; however, our opening hours will vary from our usual times. Please familiarise yourself with our opening times over the Bank Holiday weekend. 15.04.2022 (Good Friday) – 10am to 1pm 16.04.2022 –…