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Order your flea & worm treatment online

We now have an easy and efficient way of ordering your flea/tick and worm treatment, 24 hours a day!
Please follow these simple steps:

  • Click on the green repeat prescriptions link on the homepage
  • Complete the form in full
  • Select the branch you would like to go to (in BOLD)
  • Wait 24 hours and then go and collect your pet’s products!

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Vet Viewpoint – diary housing

Article by Alice Miller - thumbnailSix key areas to improve your dairy housing environment.

An article by Alice Miller of Friars Moor Livestock Health, published in the XL Vets Farm newsletter (based on a previous article in Farmers Weekly):

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Lameness in Beef Cattle

Please have a read of this article on lameness in beef herds. Recent research shows that the prevalence of lameness on most UK beef herds is underestimated, with barriers to treatment including lack of suitable facilities. Contact our Vet Tech and Foot Trimming team via the office (01258 472314) to book in an appointment to plan how you can monitor and reduce lameness on your farm.

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Blood sampling offer for ewes

We hope you had a successful lambing period, however if you experienced problems with >2% of the flock barren or aborted, weak lambs or uneven size lambs born it is not too late to investigate.

MSD subsidised blood sampling of up to 8 ewes for Toxoplasmosis and Enzootic abortion is available until 30th June.

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Pets and Coronavirus – March 30, 2020

COVID-19 and pets advice chart

Source: http://www.cfsg.org.uk/

Current opening hours (as at Apr 7):

Sturminster Newton:
8.30-5pm Mon-Fri
8.30-12 Saturday

Blandford and Shaftesbury:
Currently closed

Please cross-check under ‘Our Surgeries’ below, in case of changes –

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Covid-19 Protection – Pet Veterinary Provisions

Latest update: July 3, 2020

We have now received further guidance from our the RCVS (our governing body) and the BVA regarding certain services that we are able to offer to help prevent outbreaks of diseases in our pets.

Nail clips, health checks and non-essential dentals (those where medicines can help) will be postponed.

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Covid 19 Protection – Livestock Health

Following the latest Covid 19 announcements Friars Moor will continue to provide routine fertility visits, TB testing, foot trimming and emergency work. Vet tech work will be assessed on a case by case basis.

Drugs can be collected from Sturminster Newton and pick ups can be coordinated from Shaftesbury and Blandford but please check for variations in opening hours,

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Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Practice Standards Scheme

Friars Moor are proud members of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Practice Standards Scheme.

The Practice Standards Scheme is a voluntary initiative. Through setting standards and carrying out regular assessments, the Scheme aims to promote and maintain the highest standards of veterinary care. By taking part in this initiative we are also supporting one world health,

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Pet Travel

The Government has announced that we are entering a transition period for Brexit. During the transition period, pet owners will be able to continue to travel with their pets in the same way as they do now (using a Pet Passport) until the end of 2020, as there are no immediate changes to the process. 

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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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I can’t praise the practice enough… If you have yet to choose a vet to entrust your beloved pets, or farm animals to – look no further!!
Haydie Mansfield
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