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Digital X-Ray Processor

We are pleased to announce that due to an upgrade of our digital x-ray processor in Sturminster Newton we can now offer digital radiography (x-rays) in our Blandford branch too! There will be no more developing x-ray images on photo paper in Blandford, giving us better quality images of your pets to help with diagnostics at both branches.

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Kelcie Few

Kelcie started in January 2017 part time as a kennel assistant, and joined full time as a trainee veterinary nurse in September 2017. She especially enjoys caring for the hospitalised patients.

Out of work, she loves to travel, see friends and spend time with her Staffie-cross, Dylan.

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Sam Moody

Sam joined the team in October 2017 as Graham’s accounts assistant. She has been in an accounts environment since leaving school and working as part of a team.

She has lived in Sturminster Newton for many years, and enjoys spending time with family and friends, walking and baking.

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Kate Phillips

Kate joined us as an experienced veterinary receptionist in June 2017, having worked in another practice for over eight years. She has had a variety of jobs, including helping to set up and run a scuba diving operation in South Africa, hotel manager and receptionist at a narrow boat company on the Grand Union Canal.

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Paul Doran


I am a recently qualified veterinary surgeon predominantly interested in farm animal medicine.

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Debbie Pope

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Jayne Brocklehurst

Jayne joined the team in September 2017 after ten years in the pet shop industry. She has always had a huge interest in animals and people and, along with husband and daughter, numerous pets keep her entertained including their Flat Coated Retrievers, African Grey parrots, terrapins and rabbits!

In her remaining spare time she enjoys caravanning with the dogs and parrots.

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History of Friars Moor Veterinary Clinic

Friars Moor Vets 60 years in the community - established 19572017 was Our 60th anniversary

Here is an article from the  Blackmore Vale Magazine (March 31, 2017 issue) to which we have added some photos from the early 1980s:

Local vet practice celebrates 60 years of supporting the community

Friars Moor Veterinary Clinic is celebrating being part of the Blackmore Vale community for 60 years.

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Luis Silva


Luis graduated from Oporto University in 2012 and after working for three years in Portugal as a farm animal vet he decided to come to the UK in 2015 to seek a new adventure. After a year and a half of working as a meat hygiene inspector in abattoirs,

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Mihaela Fulop


Miheala originates from Romania and graduated in 2007. She has worked in a mixed vet in Romania until she joined Friars Moor in January 2017 as a TB tester.

Mihaela is enjoying finding her way around the North Dorset countryside and in her spare time enjoys entertaining her young daughter.

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The team at Friars Moor have looked after our pets for many years. The quality of veterinary care is always second to none.
Kelly & Rich Poulter