ALERT: 
  The Pet Blood Bank are coming on Thursday 17th January

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 will be here on Thursday 17th January. 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.

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!

Reverse Sneezing

Reverse Sneezing

Does your dog make a weird snorting choking sound sometimes? It could be Reverse Sneezing. Click on the photo for more information

Pet Plan Awards

Pet Plan Awards

Pet Plan Award nominations are now open! Have our vets, nurses or receptionists gone above and beyond to help you or your pet? If so, you can nominate them for a Pet Plan Award. Click on the image above for more details. The closing date is 25th January