The Minster Veterinary Centre Blog

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…


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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Equine Influenza – What Do You Need To Do Now?

            Recent outbreaks in both the unvaccinated and vaccinated horse population has bought Equine Influenza (EI) into the spotlight. Cases have now been confirmed in neighbouring Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and Derbyshire, as well as further confirmed cases in Cheshire, Suffolk and Essex. Despite being most prevalent in racehorses, the Animal Health Trust are now recommending that…


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…