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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 car wash


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

X Runner or Mud Run

This is our team for the Mud Run on the 18th of April
We are still smiling, but it is not long and we are running/treading through lots of mud.
Yes, those are the ones who have signed up for the X Runner. This is a 5 or 10 km race through mud and fire and littered with strange obstacles.

We are trying to raise money for 2 charities, the World Animal Protection and the World Veterinary Service. Both run fantastic campaigns for animals in the UK and abroad.
Please visit us at our practice or the charity page or text TSVL84 £2 to 70070 to donate £2 to the WPA or text TSVL85 £2 to 70070 for the WVS
We have done a car wash in March and raised amazingly £267. Thanks to you, our lovely clients.

To raise even more money we have a raffle with brilliant prizes
for example

A year supply of flea and worm treatment
A free booster
A free identichip
Free fun swim at Sherwood Hydrotherapy
Family skate and swim at Lammas Leisure Centre
Free puncture repair kit from Frank Watts Tyres
One night stay at Whitton Lodge B&B for two people
A voucher for nail make over from Kerry VN
Lots of Thornton chocolates and Easter eggs
Other body shop and animal goodies and bottles of wine

As you can see lots of prizes, so the chances are high you will get a prize.
The draw is on the 17th of April

A big thank you to our sponsors!
Including Bayer, Elanco and Novartis

Please come in to our surgery and buy some raffle tickets to help our good cause.

All the money will go to our chosen charities. Hopefully we get a better and healthier team out of it, so we keep improving our service to you and your pet.

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.