News & Events – Pets

  • New Shaftesbury branch now open! Jun 20, 2019 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 ...
  • Blackmore Vale Business Awards 2019 Jun 12, 2019 Blackmore Vale Business Awards 2019Having proudly won the Blackmore Vale Magazine ‘Best Place to Work’ Business Awards in 2017, we are very pleased to be sponsoring the same award this year. We wish all the nominees the very best of luck!
  • Pet Travel Scheme and Brexit Nov 13, 2018 Pet Travel Scheme and BrexitWith 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 and search pet travel for more up to date information. An overview for pet owners Pet owners ...
  • Alabama Rot Feb 8, 2018 Alabama RotAlabama Rot 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. It causes ...
  • Friars Moor win ‘Dairy Team of the Year’ Feb 8, 2018 Friars Moor win 'Dairy Team of the Year'We are very pleased to announce that we have won the ‘Dairy Team of the Year’ category at the British Dairying Cream Awards last night. Vets Julian, Jenny and Eleanor were there to receive the award and had a fantastic evening with some inspirational people from the Dairy industry.


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We all love our pets and, for 18 years, Friars Moor Veterinary Practice in Sturminster Newton has been giving me the confidence that I was doing the very best I could for mine.
Angela Faulkner