Veterinary services North Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire

Welcome to our 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 have a team of vets, nurses and support staff providing excellent care for your dogs, cats, rabbits, chickens and other pets.

Friars Moor Livestock Health have a team of vets and support staff practising high quality farm work with dairy cattle, beef, sheep, goats, game birds and camelids.

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 XLVets

A nationwide group of independently-owned progressive veterinary practices committed to the future of the UK veterinary industry.

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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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News from local Vets

Latest Friars Moor News

Veterinary Surgeon New Graduate Vacancy

Job description Calling all new graduates 2022/23! Would you like to work for an independent practice? If so read on… We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our progressive...

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Veterinary Surgeon Vacancy

Job description We are offering an exciting opportunity to join our progressive, dedicated and friendly small animal team in the heart of the North Dorset countryside due to current e...

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Fantastic day at the Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show

What a fantastic day we had at the Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show yesterday. Kirk, Freya, Sophie and Dan thoroughly enjoyed chatting with all our lovely visitors with lots of tea ...

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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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For Friars Moor Livestock Health please go to ourLivestock Health Website