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Small Animal Vet

Are you keen to escape the pressures of corporate practice? Would you like to drive to work where the worst traffic delays are haywagons or cattle crossing? Would you like to work somewhere that put clients and patients first?

We have just won the “Best Place to Work”

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‘How To’ Videos from XL Vets

These videos have been prepared by XL Vets to demonstrate good practice in each situation. However, if you are not confident with carrying out the procedure in question having watched the video, please do not  hesitate to contact the surgery (out of hours, calls will be redirected to our emergency number).

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Fond fairwell to Sarah

After seventeen years at Friars Moor, we said a sad farewell last week to Sarah Eckett and send her our very best wishes. Sarah has been an integral part of the practice, with her hard work, enthusiasm and dedication to the business and to all the staff within, helping us to grow and evolve over the years.

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Friars Moor Vets win Blackmore Vale Business Award

Following the recent Blackmore Vale Business awards last month, we were thrilled to have been nominated for the awards by one of our long standing staff member and were even more excited and proud to announce that we won the ‘Best place to work’ award! We would like to thank the Blackmore Vale magazine and sponsors for a lovely presentation evening.

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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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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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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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