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Surgery Hours
Monday to Friday - By appointment
9.00am - 11.00am | 12.00 Midday - 1.00pm | 2.30pm - 4.00pm | 5.00pm - 7.00pm

Saturday - By appointment
9.00am - 12.00 Midday
Sunday - By appointment
10.00am - 12.00pm

2016-02-08 21:09:03

Telephone: 01562 822 986
24 hours a day, 7 days week, 365 days a year

Reception Hours
Mon-Fri 9.00am-7.00pm
Sat 9.00am - 1.00pm
SUn 10.00am - 12.00pm

Why choose
Shepherds' Vets?

Our purpose built premises and facilities ensure that we are able to offer you and your pet a range of comprehensive expert veterinary services.Our facilities and services include:

Designated Consultation Rooms with computerised record system to enable rapid and efficient access to your pets records. Each consultation room also has air conditioning and heating facilities to ensure you and your pet are kept as comfortable as possible.

An Operating Theatre with a wide range of surgical equipment to enable us to carry out routine and/or more complex surgery.

Separate Preparation Area, enabling us to thoroughlyprepare your pets for surgery.

Modern Anaesthetic Machines that utilise modern agents, enabling us to safely anaesthetise your pet. We also have a range of anaesthetic monitoring equipment that assist our fully qualified registered nurses in safely monitoring your pet whilst he/she is anaesthetised.

Digital X-ray and Digital Dental X-ray Facilities that provide high quality images immediately, thus minimising the requirement for multiple exposures.

In-House Ultrasound Machine which can help us to carry out detailed, non-invasive examinations of many internal organs in the body. We can also use the ultrasound machine to diagnose pregnancies and scan tendons in horses.

In-House Laboratory that enables us to carry out a wide range of tests on-site, meaning that we usually receive your pets results on the same day. It also means that we can perform pre-anaesthetic blood samples on the same day as surgery, to determine liver and kidney function, prior to anaesthesia, to ensure that the most appropriate anaesthetic is selected.

Endoscopy - our endoscope permits in-depth examination for a range of cases, enabling us to diagnose conditions that may otherwise be difficult to detect.

ECG Machine - this enables us to assess the electrical activity of the heart, in order to detect abnormalities in heart rate and rhythm. It can complement the cardiac investigations we can perform with ultrasound and/or x-ray.

Dentistry - we have a specialist dental unit which permits ultrasonic descaling and extraction. Our digital dental x-ray facilities also enable us to carry out pre- and post- extraction assessments of teeth with minimal x-ray exposureas and when necessary.

Pet Pharmacy
- our on-site pharmacy means that we can provide your pet with a wide range of prescribed medication rapidly and efficiently. If we do not have the item in stock, our daily ordering service means that we will usually have the item the following day (if ordered before 6pm Monday - Thursday). If you require a repeat prescription, we ask that you give us 24 hours notice and also bear in mind that we usually need to have seen your pet for a consultation within 3-6 months dependent on the condition that is being treated. We are also able to provide written prescriptions upon request following regular check ups. Please contact the surgery for further information.

Food Ordering Service - we not only sell a wide range of pet food in our waiting room, but are also able to provide a wide range of veterinary diets to help maintain the health and wellbeing of your pet. If we do not have the food you require in stock, we can usually have the item the following day(if ordered before 6pm Monday - Thursday).

Pet Insurance - if your pet is insured and you wish to make a claim for veterinary treatment, we can make that claim for you. All that we ask is that you pay us for any treatment undertaken, bring in your pets claim form (with the sections you are required to complete, filled in with up to date policy details), we will fill in the veterinary section, send the form away for you and if applicable, your insurance company will reimburse you directly.

Pet Passport Service - Our vets are able to provide Pet Passports for your high flying pets. Just call the surgery if you require any information on this service. We advise that you research your pets requirements for the specific country he/she will be travelling to prior to your appointment
(visit www.defra.gov.uk for more information).

Pet Advice - if you have any queries or concerns about your pet, please do not hesitate to contact the surgery and one of ourtrained staff will be happy to assist you.

Give us a call today if you have any questions about these or any other facilities or services we provide at Shepherds' Vets (01562) 822 986