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We are qualified in veterinary medicine. If you have any concerns or problems with your pet or you need to ask us any questions then contact us or make an appointment with us.
We also offer nurses consults during the consultation times where you can get advice on all preventative healthcare as well as nutrition and behavioural issues.

Consulting times
9.00am - 10.00am
and 2.00-7.00pm
by appointment

9.00 am - 12.00 noon
by appointment

phone: 01623-555460
fax: 01623-555865

The X Runner team


The event

Better late than never

Welcome at Thompsons


We are pleased that you have found our website.
We hope that you enjoy looking through the pages.
You might not have been to us before or visited our website, so we hope to give you some idea of who we are and where we are located.
You might already be one of our clients, so you can enjoy looking at the photos of us and  see what goes on ‘ behind the scenes’.
And of course, you can have a look, get some information, news and fun.

Enjoy the website and we are looking forward to seeing you.

Your team at Thompsons

Christmas and New Year

We wish you a merry Christmas and a happy New Year.
Hopefully 2016 is all you wish for.
We at Thompsons Vets will try our best to keep your pets happy and healthy.

Our opening times over the festive period are as follows

Thursday Christmas Eve 9 am - 4 pm
Friday Christmas Day  Closed
Saturday Boxing Day  Closed
Sunday  Closed
Monday the 28th  9 am- 12 pm
Tuesday the 29th 9 am-  7 pm
Wednesday the 30th  9 am- 7 pm
Thursday New Year‛s Eve  9 am- 4 pm
New Year   Closed
Saturday the 2nd  9 am- 12 pm
Sunday the 3rd  Closed
Monday the 4th all back to normal

If you do have any problems in between our opening times, please call our dedicated out of hours service VetsNow. The VetsNow clinic is easy to reach in Alfreton. They can always give you advice over the phone. The phone number is 01773 688192

Enjoy your Christmas and stay healthy

All the best wishes from your Thompson team

Lots of love from Thompsons


Microchips are an effective way of permanent identification.
A rice grain size chip is implanted under the skin

We recommend to microchip dogs and cats. In case they get lost or are involved in an accident, it helps the dog warden, RSPCA and the vets to reunite your pet.

From April 2016 microchipping will be compulsory for all dogs.

To help you to comply with the law we are offering microchips for a reduced price from now on until April 2015

Please ring for any advice or an appointment

Senior cat clinics

How old is your cat?

Over 8 years? In their teens?

Cats do not seem to get older, they don‘t go grey, they don‘t complain. Unfortunately they are very good at hiding any old age signs. Of course, old age is not a disease, but your body does change. We see lots of osteoarthritis, chronic kidney disease, Hyperthyroidism and cognitive dysfunction. Hopefully your cat does not have any of those diseases. To make sure of that and to recognise signs early we offer a senior cat clinic.

Our nurses can talk to you about lots of things we can do to help your ageing cat. They can take your cat‘s blood pressure. Yes, cats can get high blood pressure too.
And we offer a free annual urine test for cats over 8 years old.

Have a look at our information on this website.
Go to -Services then -Catfriendly practice

Or even better ring us or ask your vet or nurse when you come to our practice.