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The Parliamentary Review – Best Practice Representative

We are proud to announce that Friars Moor Veterinary Clinic and Friars Moor Livestock Health have been recognised in the Parliamentary Review.

The best practice article for Friars Moor Veterinary Clinic can be found online and viewed by following the link:

https://www.theparliamentaryreview.co.uk/organisations/friars-moor-veterinary-clinic

Alternatively,

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Prestigious Dorset Business Awards

The Dorset Business Awards celebrates and honours the very best of Dorset business and five members of the Friars Moor team represented the support staff as finalists for the ‘Team of the Year’ award at the Bournemouth International Centre in November 2019.

The directors recognise the invaluable work the support team provide to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the business and although not overall winners,

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Dynamic Testing of Milking Parlours

Vadia milking parlour testing in useWe are able to offer a service where we assess the vacuum function of the parlour during a milking. This is recommended in addition to the annual static test in order to be able to assess the impact the cows have on the parlour during milking.

Vacuum is measured in the short milk tube and in three of the mouthpieces of a cluster.

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Milksure

Milksure is a dairy industry wide initiative to promote responsible use of medicines in dairy cows.

The course focusses on how medicines are used on dairy farms and how increasing awareness of medicines usage can reduce antibiotic usage and decrease the risk of bulk tank failures. Friars Moor has several Milksure trained vets who are able to facilitate the training,

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Veterinary Nurse

Friars Moor Vets are looking for a registered veterinary nurse for maternity cover, with the potential for permanent role to a suitable candidate. We are a forward thinking, independent, thriving veterinary practice in North Dorset with clinics in Sturminster Newton, Shaftesbury and Blandford.
This is a full time position,

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New Shaftesbury branch now open!

Our new and improved small animal branch in Shaftesbury opened today and welcomed its first visitors of the morning.

The new branch now has a fully equipped operating theatre, longer opening hours from 8.30am to 6pm every weekday, nurse clinics daily and Saturday morning vet consultations. The clinic is in a new purpose built facility adjacent to the old clinic at the Wincombe Business Park in Shaftesbury which this year celebrates it’s 10 year anniversary.

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New Collection Point in Sherborne!

We are very pleased to announce that we have opened a new collection point for medicines and supplies at Pearce Seeds, Rosedown Farm. This will provide an improved service for our clients in and around the Sherborne area.

Medicines ordered with the team in the Sturminster office before 11am will be available for same day collection after 1pm.

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Alabama Rot

Alabama Rot
[re-posted – original publication Feb 3, 2017]

Cutaneous and Renal Glomerular Vasculopathy (CRGV) commonly known as Alabama rot is a disease that can affect any breed of dog but currently it isn’t known what the initial cause is. CRGV is a disease caused by damage to blood vessels of the skin and kidneys.

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Monthly Farm Newsletter

Download recent issues of the Friars Moor Monthly Livestock Health Newsletter here:

 

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Foot Trimming Course

Our farm vets and foot trimmers run a three day foot trimming course. The course involves a morning of classroom based theory followed by a further two and a half days of practical trimming in small groups. Both the theory and practical trimming will focus on the healthy foot and routine procedures and also how to recognise and deal with common foot conditions.

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I am blessed to have Friar’s Moor Vets on my doorstep, not that it would matter, I would definitely travel!!
Haydie Mansfield
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