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Our facilities include:

  • Blood pressure readings
  • X-rays
  • Laboratory
  • Dental
  • Dental X-Rays
  • Therapeutic Laser
  • Ultrasound
  • Kennels

Pet Passport

This scheme is only for cats and dogs returning to the UK from abroad. It also applies to only certain routes. For more information on this go to this website.

The procedure for the scheme is as follows:

  • Implant ID chip
  • Vaccinate against Rabies
  • Issue Pet Passport


Once issued the passport lasts 3 years from date of vaccination and providing repeat rabies vaccination is carried out before this date the passport carries on. However, if you go past this date then the whole process has to be started again with the exception of microchipping.

1. Passport active 3 weeks after rabies vaccination

2. Requirement for tapeworm treatment on re-entry to UK is 1 to 5 days before returning to the UK (only applies only to dogs). There is a specific passport page for this requirement

ID Chips

Microchipping is a modern way of identifying your pet and helps to re-unite lost pets with their owners. The chip is about the size of a grain of rice and is implanted under the skin using a needle. No anaesthetic is required in cats and dogs. Other pets can be chipped including birds and reptiles.

The chip holds a unique number and this is linked to information on a central computer giving access to your contact details. We access these details using a secure PIN.

The Last Visit

Unfortunately, there comes a time when we have to say goodbye to a much-loved pet. This can be like losing a member of the family and we understand how upsetting this can be. Sometimes owners request a house visit to put a pet to sleep and we try to do this where possible and the more notice we are given the easier it is to grant this request. At the surgery we try and arrange for a quiet time for these cases but sometimes this is not always possible.

We use an overdose of intravenous anaesthetic and your pet usually goes to sleep peacefully. We are happy for owners to stay with their pets as this often comforts them in their last moments.

Many pet owners want to know what happens “afterwards”. There are 3 main options:

  1. Burying their pet at home
  2. Cremation at a pet cemetery
  3. Cremation with ashes returned in a nice box or specialised casket

Option 3 is becoming more popular although more expensive. We use a dedicated pet crematorium and leaflets are available on request.