Veterinary services North Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire

Welcome to our Independent Veterinary Practice

Friars Moor was established in 1957 and is based in the Blackmore Vale in North Dorset and offers services into Wiltshire and Somerset.

Friars Moor Vets is an independent practice with a team of vets, nurses and support staff providing excellent care for your dogs, cats, rabbits, chickens and other pets.

We are a friendly and open practice; we care about what we do and enjoy practicing to high standards of professionalism. We have been awarded the RCVS Practice Standards Scheme for both pet and farm work.

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Key reasons to choose us as your local Vets

Why choose Friars Moor?

Proudly Independent

With 3 branches in Sturminster Newton, Blandford and Shaftesbury, with an excellent team of vets and nurses committed to providing high quality veterinary care.

Range of Services

Comprehensive range of services including routine and advanced surgery, an in house laboratory, ultrasound and x-ray facilities in all 3 branches.

Out of Hours Cover

We provide our own 'Out of Hours' cover with a dedicated 'Out of Hours' nursing team, which means clients see a familiar vet with access to the animal's history.

Member of RCVS

We are an approved member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Practice Standards Scheme, We uphold clinical and ethical standards for our veterinary surgeons/nurses.

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Join our Lifetime Care Club

Our Lifetime Care Club allows you to spread the cost of preventative healthcare over 12 months, receive selected free services and discounts on many other products.

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Latest Friars Moor News


Is your dog imported from outside the UK?  IF THE ANSWER IS “YES”, PLEASE READ ON.  Taking on a rescue dog from abroad can be a very rewarding experience and many of our clients...

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Important Information Regarding Our Out-Of-Hours Provision with effect 4th May.

Keeping Out-Of-Hours Emergency Veterinary Care Local & Independent Friars Moor Vets are pleased to announce that we will be sharing out-of-hours cover with Longmead Vets for an in...

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Celebrating our amazing clients!

*UPDATED* We are extremely proud to have one of the very first veterinary nurses as one of our clients with us here at Friars Moor Vets! This is Marion, posing with her dog Midge, and...

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FREE Pet Care Guides

Friars Moor Small Animal Care Guides give you clear and straightforward basic information about taking care of your animals, and can answer many frequently asked questions.

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