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Small Animal Vet

Owing to continued expansion and the retirement of a director Friars Moor Vets in beautiful North Dorset are now looking to recruit a small animal vet.

Our aim is to give excellent first opinion service and be the practice of choice in the local area but also be a place where people enjoy coming to work. 

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Sessions available with Veterinary Physiotherapist, Chartered (ACPAT MCSP)

Sessions now available with Sarah Nehammer – Chartered Veterinary Physiotherapist (ACPAT MCSP)
“Is your dog or cat suffering from muscle or joint aches and pain? Have they recently had surgery? Do you enjoy sports such as dog agility or gun dog training with your dog and want to improve their performance?

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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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Pet Travel Scheme and Brexit

With Brexit in 2019, Pet Travel Scheme rules are changing even if you have an existing passport. The following is the advice we have been given and we will update this as and when we receive more information. Visit gov.uk and search pet travel for more up to date information.

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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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Life Time Care Club Launched

At Friars Moor Vets we want to keep your pets happy and healthy and to make preventative healthcare easy and affordable. To help you and your animals we’re delighted to have launched our Lifetime Care Club.

Save money and pay monthly for your pets essential preventative care

By joining this club you can spread the cost of preventative healthcare over 12 months,

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Friars Moor Flock Club

Friars Moor hosted the second meeting of the Friars Moor Flock Club at The Bull in Broadoak on the 7th of December. Body condition of ewes was the topic of conversation and the vets went through forage analysis, trace elements and thin ewe disease. The networking between farmers about how the monitoring of these areas has increased productivity was really positive.

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Action Johne’s Group

Friars Moor held their second Johne’s Management meeting at the NFU offices in Sturminster Newton on the 7th December 2016. The National Johne’s Management Plan is a hot topic at the moment, the meeting engaged all participants and it was fantastic to see the enthusiasm of the farmers in helping to create a healthier national herd.

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Small animal vets enjoy ultrasound refresher training

At Friars Moor we already offer an ultrasound service for your small animals. For example we frequently perform pregnancy diagnosis using an ultrasound scanner – a painless,non invasive way of looking at the developing foetus which may look familiar from human medicine.

This month our small animal vets were very fortunate to have undertaken a refresher training day in ultrasound with an imaging specialist from Southern Counties Veterinary Specialists.

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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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