Our governing bodies currently advise that as a profession, we must limit all unnecessary visits to our premises. In order to safeguard the welfare of your pet, we may offer a telemedicine (virtual) service. This may involve a phone call from a veterinary professional in order to triage your pet's needs and requirements. If a
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A great summary of information and advice from some of the UK's leading veterinary organisations.
On 23 March 2020, the government introduced further measures as part of the fight against coronavirus. Among other things, these measures require people to stay at home, except for very limited purposes. Like everyone else, veterinary practices are seeking to limit the amount of face-to-face contact they have with others in order to comply with this guidance.
Some useful advice from the RCVS and answers to some of the many questions owners may have about their pet's heathcare at this challenging time.
With effect from Wednesday 25 March, our practice at Bridge House, Pilton is closed until further notice. All calls will be diverted to our hospitals at Roundswell and Ilfracombe. If you have an appointment booked, our team will be in contact with you. If you are concerned about the health of your pet, our 24
Whilst we appreciate that Rabies vaccines are time sensitive, due to current restrictions, pet travel is unlikely. Under current PETS guidelines, your pet may need to restart their Rabies vaccine. However, following Brexit, the requirements are also subject to change. At this time we cannot offer or guarantee information.
We are closely monitoring the situation and guidance surrounding the Coronavirus outbreak and are now restricting the number of people accompanying animals to one per patient. It is important that the accompanying person has a good understanding of the pets’ condition. Our team will ask additional family members to wait outside or in their vehicle.
We continue to closely monitor the situation surrounding the Coronavirus outbreak and would like to reassure clients that our opening hours, 24-hour emergency service, medicine collection points and hospitalisation facilities are currently operating as normal. We have implemented internal protocols to safeguard the wellbeing of our staff and kindly ask that clients visiting our practices