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Small Animal Receptionist x 3

The ethos of our team is to provide the best care to our clients and their beloved pets and we would welcome applications from anyone who feels that they would make a positive addition.

We are looking for candidates that are confident communicators in person and on the telephone,

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Issue with telephone lines

We would like to notify our clients that we are having issues with the telephone lines into all 3 branches.

This is a national problem and the provider is working on a solution.

If you cannot contact your local branch, please email and our reception team will respond: (or via website contact form)

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Blandford 10 Year Anniversary – Virtual Raffle

Our Blandford branch is celebrating its 10 year anniversary on 4th May 2021.

We are holding a virtual raffle to celebrate our anniversary. Simply send in your name and contact to be in with the chance of winning a goody bag for your pet!

Please send your name and telephone number/ email to

Deadline 4th May –

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Blandford 10 Year Anniversary – Colouring Competition

Our Blandford branch is celebrating its 10 year anniversary on 4th May 2021.

We are holding a colouring competition to celebrate our anniversary and would like you to send us a drawing of your pet or your favourite animal, to be in with the chance of winning a goody bag for your pet!

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Notice of Retirement

The month of April marks the end of an era at Friars Moor as we say goodbye to Julian and Alison who will be retiring from the practice on the 30th April.  It is almost impossible to put into words what they have achieved at Friars Moor, the gratitude we all feel for having been privileged to work alongside them and the impact they have had on Friars Moor and the businesses of so many Vale farmers and pet owners over the years.

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In an emergency, we are always here for your pet!

Sometimes it is important to act quickly, as well as calling us, there are some key things you can do to help. Knowing how to bandage a wound, or what information to take with you that will help your vet treat your pet could save lives.

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Covid-19 Update – February 5th 2021

UPDATE: The Sturminster branch will re-open today, Friday 5th as planned, and will provide normal service.


Our Sturminster Newton branch will be closed Thursday 4th February.

One of our Sturminster branch staff members has tested positive for COVID-19.

We are following all government guidelines and therefor the branch will undergo a deep clean today,

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Experienced Veterinary Surgeon/New Graduate

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 retirement and current expansion. We are looking for a full time experienced veterinary surgeon or new graduate to join our team in this beautiful part of the country.

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Covid-19 Update – January 14th 2021

Friars Moor Vets are taking the risk of Covid 19 very seriously and as a practice we are continuing to provide the best service we can in these difficult times.

We will be putting a hold on the following services with immediate effect:

  • General health checks including Lifetime Care Club 6 monthly health checks

The following will be triaged by our vets and nurses:

  • Prescription check ups
  • Post Op Checks
  • Nail clips

We look forward to resuming normal service in the near future.

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Avian Influenza (bird flu) – new rules in force from today

From today (Dec 14) all poultry and captive birds must be kept indoors and strict biosecurity measures put in place, under rules issued recently by the Animal and Plant Health Agency. An increase in cases of Avian Influenza (bird flu) in both wild birds and commercial poultry flocks means that these additional rules have been brought in to prevent further spread of the disease.

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Steve & Jayne Brocklehurst