Coronavirus Update

8.4.2020

You may have heard on the radio or seen on the BBC this morning a report that states that the British Veterinary Association had advised that ALL cats should be kept indoors to prevent the spread of COVID 19. Unfortunately their comments have been taken out of context. Their advice only applied to cats in infected households. You can read a statement clarifying this position by following this link

23.3.2020

In line with government guidance (https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-on-social-distancing-and-for-vulnerable-people), we have now put in place strict social distancing measures at our practice to keep you and our teams safe, secure the best care for your pets and help reduce the transmission of the coronavirus.

–We will limit the number of people allowed into the practice. This means that when you arrive, call us from the outside and wait outside or in your car till we come to you.

–We will ask you to keep 2 meters between you and any of our team members or any other clients. Look for the marks on the floor to help assess the distance and do not cross them.

–We may start to talk to you and examine your pet outside first.

–We may decide to only bring your pet in the consult room and ask you to wait outside. We will call you during or at the end of the examination.

–If you are allowed inside the practice, please make sure you use the hand sanitisers available at entering and leaving. We have removed any non critical furniture, leaflets and space chairs adequately. Please do not move anything and respect the 2 meter marks.

–We will ask you to pay by card only and we may even ask you to pay over the phone prior to your visit.

–If you are ill or self-isolating you should not visit the practice. Call us so we can find the best solution for your pet.

–We may offer video consultation. We will discuss options when you call us for an appointment.

We thank you for your cooperation during those tough times, we will get through this together.

13.3.2020

We realise this is a worrying time for all our clients, and we ask that you help us to reduce the risk to our visitors and the practice so that we can continue to care for your pets.

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