The Minster Veterinary Centre Blog

Dog vomit – Is It All The Same?

If your dog is vomiting, most people will rightly get a little worried. Dogs are very good at vomiting as a natural process to clear things they regret eating as well when they are actually ill. This short guide can give a little help when deciding if you need to call a vet or monitor…

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Rabbit Awareness Month – June 2019

Rabbit Awareness Week (#RAW2019) is an annual event to increase the public awareness of the health needs for pet rabbits in the UK. This year’s Rabbit Awareness Week theme is ‘Protect and Prevent’ and will be raising awareness around Rabbit Viral Haemorrhagic Disease 2 (RVHD2). RVHD2 is a new variant of the RVHD1 virus which…

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Minster Veterinary Centre Ophthalmic Referrals

Here at the Minster Veterinary Centre we are very fortunate to have our own Ophthalmologist. He is qualified to undertake BVA panel work and eye referral work. He recently had the pleasure of helping a lovely Boxer dog called Maisie who was suffering from bilateral nictitans membrane prolapse (cherry eye). Surgery has previously been undertaken…

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Alpacas: Wonderful Creatures That Need Specific Care. They Are Not Just Funny Looking Sheep That Spit!

  Alpacas are rapidly increasing in popularity with an estimated 45,000 now living in the UK. As a profession, vets’ understanding of these animals has increased hugely in recent years thanks to ongoing research and experience. Historically they would often have been treated as oddly shaped sheep! However these days we have the knowledge and…

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Small Animal veterinary Surgeon Required

We are a privately owned, client friendly mixed practice in Nottinghamshire with 3 fully functioning surgeries and two branch practices. We require an additional small animal vet due to expansion of the team and to allow a better work life balance for the on call staff. The position can be full or part time and…

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