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Our Facilities

We are part of the Medivet veterinary group. We are one of only three veterinary hospitals in Derbyshire, with a fantastic team of vets, nurses and receptionists who will treat your pet as if it was their own

Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons 'Practice Standards' Scheme, as a 'veterinary hospital', offering the highest standards of care
Purpose-built building, fully air-conditioned with non-slip flooring throughout. We are very proud winners of the 2002 National Practice Design competition
Large car park 
Large waiting room with separate cat and dog waiting area
Informative TV presentations in the waiting room with ‘cartoon’ characters used, providing help and advice
Six consultation rooms with disabled access

Well equipped in-house laboratory
Large separate dog and cat wards

Each cat kennel is glass-fronted and individually heated
Isolation Kennels to isolate animals with infectious diseases
Three operating theatres - all have positive pressure ventilation (to minimise air contamination during surgery), heated operating tables, specialist theatre lights and anaesthetic monitoring equipment

High powered X-ray machine with digital X-ray processor - so we can show owners the xrays of their pets from the computers in the consult rooms

State-of-the-art ultrasound scanner and ECG machine
Holter heart monitor to record heart rhythms for up to 48 hours

Video endoscope system. This can be used for flexible endoscopy of bowel or airways, or rigid endoscopy of the nose, bladder, ears etc. We also have a laparoscopy system for performing keyhole surgery for eg. neutering bitches, liver biopsies.

Dedicated dentistry room

Pet Blood Bank

Pet Blood Bank

The Pet Blood Bank are here today. If you would like your dog to donate, please contact them on 01509 232 222. They especially need blood group negative donors: Dobermanns, Greyhounds, Boxers, German Shepherds, Flat-Coated Retrievers, Airedale Terriers, Weimaraners, Lurchers, American Bulldogs, Pointer (English) and English Bull Terriers. Dogs must be over 25kg and between 1-8 years old.

Advanced Training

Advanced Training

Our vets have had advanced training in Dermatology, Medicine, Surgery and Cardiology - meaning less referrals and better all-round care for your pet.

Pet Travel after Brexit

Pet Travel after Brexit

For anyone planning to take their pet abroad after Brexit, please click on the link which takes you to the DEFRA website. If there is no deal, your pet will need to have a rabies blood sample prior to travel.

"This is a Super Practice"

"This is a Super Practice" - the verdict of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons after they inspected our Practice. Click on the photo for more details!