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Friars Moor have hosted another heart stopping training course!

Friars Moor have hosted another heart stopping training course for our small animal vets, also attended by colleagues from other local practices. ‘Managing Heart Failure in Practice’ was presented by Dr Stephen Collins, a recognised Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology.

Dr Collins outlined the different stages and treatments available when the heart is not beating as efficiently as normal in both dogs and cats.

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Vet Tom gains Certificate in Emergency and Critical Care

A message from the Directors at Friars Moor “We are delighted that Tom has gained his certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice specifically concentrating on Emergency and Critical Care; it has always been one of his interests. The studying has been hard and taken a long time, usually during evenings and weekends.

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Weather doesn’t stop Marnhull dog show success!

We were delighted on Saturday 22nd July to sponsor the Marnhull Fun Dog Show. This is  held annually to raise money for the Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance. Vets Tom and Gilla were in attendance and helped judge and present prizes. It was a pleasure to meet the dogs and their owners who braved the torrential rain and enter the show in such good spirits.

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Small Animal Vet

Part time small animal vet required to join the pet side of our rural mixed practice in beautiful North Dorset. Friendly, supportive and professional, dedicated to providing excellent care in the best interests of clients and their pets. Good facilities include in-house lab and ultrasound, will join fantastic nursing and support team.

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Friars Moor support Shaftesbury School Careers Fair

Friars Moor were asked join in the Shaftesbury School Careers Fair on June the 28th. The Fair was designed to provide inspiration and information to young adults in years 10 and 12 in various areas of study and employment. Vet Alison Allen and Veterinary Nurse Lucy Jones set up their stall in the Sixth Form Resources Centre with photos of the working life of vets and nurses and handed out leaflets from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons about the veterinary profession.

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Vets and nurses treated to diarrhoea talk at lunchtime!

In May we were delighted to have Flo Juvet, DVM, Dip ECVIM, MRCVS,  European Specialist in Small Animal Medicine from Southern Counties Vet Specialists, present a lecture on the delicate topic of diarrhoea to a group of hungry vets and nurses over lunch. Luckily, vets and nurses have notoriously strong stomachs!

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Friars Moor 60th Anniversary Prize Draw

Exciting news, our 60th anniversary prize draw was launched at the weekend with 60 fantastic prizes to be won, all sourced from the local community. The competition is open to Friars Moor clients and is completely FREE to enter. All you need to do is answer the three questions on the entry form (answers can be found on our website) and post it in the entry box.

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Saying Goodbye to Your Companion

path in the woodsWe all hope and wish that our pets will pass peacefully away in their sleep, but very often we are put into the position, as pet owners, to make that decision for them.

As pet owners we are fortunate to be able to choose to end our pet’s life to prevent them suffering,

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It’s all about the dogs at Durweston Country Fayre!

We were delighted last weekend to support Durweston Country Fayre’s dog show for the third year. Vet and practice director, Anthony Wilkinson, attended and enjoyed presenting rosettes and a goody bag to the winners of each class. It was great to see so many waggy tails in attendance and we were very pleased to hear they raised an impressive amount of money for the local community.

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Important information for all poultry owners

All poultry in England are to be allowed outside from Thursday 13 April 2017 following updated evidence on the risk posed by wild birds.  Please follow this link for further information:

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/updated-measures-to-protect-poultry-against-avian-flu

 

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The level of support, knowledge and understanding goes above and beyond, from all [the Friars Moor team].
Steve & Jayne Brocklehurst