Facilities

Our main surgery at Dinnington provides facilities for consulting, operations and hospitalisation for your pets.

We have full facilities in house enabling a comprehensive range of diagnostics, surgery, treatments and inpatient facilities. Providing veterinary care from preventative medicine up to treating complex medical and surgical cases. we also have facilities overnight. This means your pet remains in a stable comfortable environment without the necessity of being moved should it need ongoing treatment.

We operate our own 24 hour emergency service based at Dinnington. Our own vets man this service so that we have your pet’s full history on hand. The on call vet is likely to be aware of your pet’s condition if it is an ongoing problem.

We have several machines in the practice to enable us to run comprehensive blood screening of your pet.

Haematology measures many things including white cells which are responsible for the animal’s defence mechanisms, red blood cells which if reduced may show anaemia and platelets which are responsible for your pet’s clotting.

Biochemistry which tells us about kidneys, liver, electrolytes and more.

We can also measure pancreatic enzymes, viral screening, blood glucose and more.

We have four consultation suites to allow us to see you and your pet in a private, comfortable, spacious area.  These are located near reception and include a quiet, peaceful room that can be used at sensitive times.  Room 4 has a ramp and disabled access if you should need it. We appreciate that you may want to request a particular room, if so, please let reception know when booking in.

An (Electrocardiograph) is a measurement of the electrical messages in a heart. It is a non invasive diagnostic tool for heart conditions including irregular heart beats.

An endoscope is an instrument with a camera attached that can be used to investigate nose, chest or stomach problems.

Our operating theatre is fully equipped for our busy daily operating lists.  We can perform routine procedures such as spays, castrates and lump removals.  Non routine procedures such as eye procedures, biopsies and bladder surgery.  Emergency procedures such as caesareans, splenectomy and gut surgery.

We now have the ability to use the newest anaesthetic gas available to veterinary surgeries, sevoflurane.

Reception is a busy place. Please book in on arrival or make enquiries there. There are two waiting areas in reception, a general area and a cat only area to the left.

Ultrasound can be used to look at the organs in the abdomen (stomach) including liver, spleen, intestines, bladder and uterus.  It can also be used to diagnose pregnancy. Our ultrasound can also be used to scan the heart (echocardiogram).

X-Ray is used to look at bones and other tissues.  It can be used to see broken bones, enlarged hearts and even if you animal has swallowed something. We often need to sedate your pet to allow them to be still enough for us to x-ray.