Christmas & New Year Opening

Friars Moor veterinary surgeries are open over the holiday period at the following times. Our 24 hour emergency care service is available throughout (additional costs apply).
(For usual opening times, see the foot of this page, and every page on the website)

Date Sturminster Newton Shaftesbury Blandford Forum
Christmas Eve 8.30am – 12pm CLOSED (as usual) 8.30am – 12pm
Christmas Day CLOSED (as usual) CLOSED (as usual) CLOSED (as usual)
Boxing Day* CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
Tues 27th Dec* 8.30 – 12pm emergencies CLOSED CLOSED
Wed 28th Dec OPEN (as usual) 8.30 – 5pm OPEN (as usual)
Thurs 29th Dec OPEN (as usual) 8.30 – 5pm OPEN (as usual)
Fri 30th Dec OPEN (as usual) 8.30 – 5pm OPEN (as usual)
New Years Eve 8.30am – 12pm CLOSED (as usual) 8.30 – 12pm emergencies
New Years Day CLOSED (as usual) CLOSED (as usual) CLOSED (as usual)
Mon 2nd Jan* 8.30 – 12pm emergencies CLOSED CLOSED

* Bank Holidays

Date Sturminster Newton
Christmas Eve 8.30am – 12pm
Christmas Day CLOSED (as usual)
Boxing Day* CLOSED
Tues 27th Dec* 8.30 – 12pm emergencies
Wed 28th Dec OPEN (as usual)
Thurs 29th Dec OPEN (as usual)
Fri 30th Dec OPEN (as usual)
New Years Eve 8.30am – 12pm
New Years Day CLOSED (as usual)
Mon 2nd Jan* 8.30 – 12pm emergencies

* Bank Holidays

Date Shaftesbury
Christmas Eve CLOSED (as usual)
Christmas Day CLOSED (as usual)
Boxing Day* CLOSED
Tues 27th Dec* CLOSED
Wed 28th Dec 8.30 – 5pm
Thurs 29th Dec 8.30 – 5pm
Fri 30th Dec 8.30 – 5pm
New Years Eve CLOSED (as usual)
New Years Day CLOSED (as usual)
Mon 2nd Jan* CLOSED

* Bank Holidays

Date Blandford Forum
Christmas Eve 8.30am – 12pm
Christmas Day CLOSED (as usual)
Boxing Day* CLOSED
Tues 27th Dec* CLOSED
Wed 28th Dec OPEN (as usual)
Thurs 29th Dec OPEN (as usual)
Fri 30th Dec OPEN (as usual)
New Years Eve 8.30 – 12pm emergencies
New Years Day CLOSED (as usual)
Mon 2nd Jan* CLOSED

* Bank Holidays


We have laughed and cried together over the years, and their professionalism and kindness … is second to none.
Steve & Jayne Brocklehurst
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