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We are very proud to be a RCVS (Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons) accredited Small Animal Hospital with the highest accreditation (‘Tier 3’) for standards. These include our offering 24-hour care for hospitalised animals, the provision of 24-hour emergency cover and an extensive range of modern diagnostic and surgical equipment.
Take a look below at our range of facilities.
Parking and AccessThe hospital has a large and convenient free car park with parking for plenty of vehicles. There are two disabled driver spaces and easy ground floor access. Adjacent to the car park are grassed areas that allow for dog walking. From the car park, entry to the hospital is made via the waiting room o... learn more
Waiting AreasThe waiting room has a large seated area for dogs and their owners and a separate area for cats (and other small pets). The main reception desk is situated in the waiting area. Adjacent to the waiting area is the Quiet room in which clients can wait in private or discuss things with the vet. learn more
Accounts and dispensaryTo the side of the waiting area is accounts and dispensary. Clients leave the hospital via this area allowing them to pay their bill and to collect medicines and other products. The shop is situated in this area selling pet food, toys and a range of pet care products. learn more
Consulting RoomsThere are three fully equipped consulting rooms. learn more
DispensaryBehind the consulting rooms is a large dispensary area, this also links to the accounts reception allowing us to prepare and dispense medication both for use during consultations and for owners to take home. learn more
Preparation (Prep) RoomThe prep room is the hub of the practice. This is where animals are first seen on admission, where day patients recover and where minor non-surgical procedures are carried out. It is in the prep room that animals requiring surgical procedures are first anaesthetised, have hair clipped and prepared f... learn more
Surgical preparation areaThe surgical corridor leads from the prep room to the theatre and diagnostic room. In this area staff prepare themselves for theatre at the scrub sinks. The large cupboards in this area store a large range of surgical and medical equipment, helping to maintain the sterility of sterile packs and allo... learn more
Diagnostics and treatment roomThe diagnostic and treatment room is adjacent to the prep area. Here a range of diagnostic tests and procedures can be carried out. Endoscopy allows us to look inside the airways and gastrointestinal tract (stomach and intestine) using one of our several differently sized scopes. The scopes al... learn more
TheatreThe large theatre can only be accessed from the theatre corridor. Only staff members that are suitably dressed in theatre scrubs, clogs, and hats may enter this area. There are two main types of surgery we perform. Soft tissue surgery involves dealing with all types of non-bony tissues and inv... learn more
X-rayIn terms of equipment, our x-ray suite is the most modern areas of the hospital. We have a powerful x-ray machine that allows us to take x-ray pictures of all types of pets. The moving x-ray table-top allows us to position the pet accurately without any unnecessary movement or distress. X-ray pictur... learn more
KennelsAs well as the heated recovery kennels in the prep room area we have four other main kennelling areas. The small pet kennels are also heated and allow pets such as rabbits, exotic pets, some small wildlife species, kittens and puppies to be kept quietly away from the main kennels block. The m... learn more
LaboratoryThe laboratory is situated on the second floor of the hospital and allows us to carry out a wide range of tests, in most cases giving us results within a few minutes. We have special veterinary machines newly updated in 2010 to test blood for biochemistry (telling us how major organs in the body are... learn more
Staff AreasThe rest of the second floor of the building is taken up with staff areas. As well as several offices we have a large meeting room that is used day to day as a staff room but is also used for client meetings. The boardroom allows for more formal meetings and interviews. The library is well sto... learn more