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Small Animal veterinary Surgeon Required

We are a fiercely independent, client friendly practice in Nottinghamshire with 4 fully functioning surgeries and two branch practices. We have continued to expand our small animal staff levels this year to help manage an ever increasing work load across all sites.  Expansion of our Newark surgery, almost doubling the clinical footprint, is expected to be…

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Acupuncture At Minster Veterinary Centre

Acupuncture available at Minster Veterinary Centre Here at Minster Veterinary Centre we are able to offer our patients many therapies including acupuncture. Acupuncture has been used for thousands of years to treat a variety of problems in both humans and animals. There are now multiple publications on the benefits this treatment can have on animals.…

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Congratulations Bingham!

Minster Veterinary Centre Bingham Branch is awarded internationally-recognised Cat Friendly Clinic status.   Minster Veterinary Centre Bingham Branch has achieved accreditation as a Cat Friendly Clinic (CFC). The CFC programme has been developed by the International Society of Feline Medicine, the veterinary division of the leading feline charity International Cat Care, and accreditation has been made…

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Parvovirus Surge Blamed On Lockdown

Vets across the UK have been warned to brace themselves for a parvovirus surge after reported cases doubled in the first three months of 2021. The warning comes after data from pet emergency service Vets Now showed a 129% increase in suspected cases of the potentially fatal disease in the first three months of 2021,…

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Paul McPherson BVA eye testing

Paul Mcpherson is an ophthalmologist and certified BVA panel member with over 43 years of experience in veterinary practice who now focuses purely on BVA eye panel examinations. Paul no longer accepts referrals for clinical ophthalmology cases. Paul has started running BVA panel sessions on selected Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons from our Southwell surgery, he is…

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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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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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