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Our Facilities


We are an independent practice, not owned by a corporate
 
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

Keyhole Surgery

Keyhole Surgery

We are pleased to offer keyhole surgery here at Alfreton Park for bitch speys and other procedures. Smaller wounds, and quicker recovery times. For more info, click on the photo above

Coughing Cats

Coughing Cats

Is your cat coughing? Do you know what a coughing cat looks like or what you should do if your cat is coughing? Please click on the photo for all the information you need

Nurse Clinics

Nurse Clinics

We have a lovely dedicated team of veterinary nurses who run nurse clinics offering you help and advice on the care of your furry family member. Click on the photo for more details

Time for a Treat?

Time for a Treat?

Do you give treats to your pet? 86% of use do - check our handy guide to see which treats to avoid, and which you can give with a clear conscience!