All our services are set at the “gold star” standards as required by the RCVS practice standards scheme.
Our consultations are by appointment only and are available from 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday and from 9am to 1pm on Saturdays. Here at QCVC we know that getting a full history, understanding an owner’s concerns and doing a full clinical examination is the best way to ensure our patients get the best possible treatment. Therefore, unlike many practices, we have 30 minute appointments. It is important to ourselves that we have enough time to fully understand your pet’s condition. We are happy to see all breeds of dogs and cats as well as rabbits and other small furries.
Consultation fee: £51
Follow up fee: £46
Emergency fee: £63
We can provide vaccinations for dogs, cats, ferrets and rabbits against all the major known diseases including Rabies.
At QCVC we have a fully equipped operating theatre. This allows us to perform a variety of surgical procedures from neutering, soft tissue surgery and exploratory surgery when necessary. The theatre is equipped with a modern hydrolytic operating table, powerful surgical lighting and an anaesthetic machine complete with its own oxygen generator. Back up anaesthetic machines are in place in the event of a power cut. All patients are monitored throughout any procedure.
We have the ability to anaesthetise small mammals using a specialist purpose built anaesthetic chamber and provide emergency oxygen therapy in our custom oxygen tent. All our surgical equipment is put through our vacuum autoclave to maintain maximum sterility.
Dental treatment is performed on a day-to-day basis for all species of patients. This involves a full general anaesthetic so our veterinary surgeons can work freely in the patient’s mouth. The practice is equipped with all the specialised dental equipment and dental radiography is performed on a routine basis.
QCVC has a full equipped in-house laboratory which allows us the run blood samples on-site. We can perform biochemistry, haematology, electrolytes tests and microscopy allowing your vets to provide specific treatment/diagnoses within 30 minutes which is an invaluable resource with critically ill or elderly patients. Our laboratory also allows us to offer pre-anaesthetic blood checks for our client’s peace of mind prior to their pet having a surgical procedure. Our in-house laboratory is backed up with numerous external veterinary laboratories that run more specialised tests.
We can perform radiographs on our patients using our modern digital Xray machine that allows almost immediate radiographs to help our vets with their diagnosis. The digital processor allows these radiographs to be attached directly onto our patient medical history. We can also perform dental radiographs using our specialised dental Xray machine and digital processor.
Our nursing team are happy to provide various clinic for our patients.
These clinics include:
- Weight clinic
- Seniors clinics
- 6 month adolescent health checks
- Preventative Health care (flea & worm control)
- Arthritis clinics
- Diabetic clinics
- Anal glands
- Nail trimming
- Dietary advice
As a practice, we are aware of the cost of veterinary care in this current climate so have created a couple of payment plans that allow our clients to spread out the cost of their pet care.
Our vets are happy to see Rabbits and other small mammals. On occasions we may need to refer to a specialist for the condition.
Unfortunately, we are not in a position to see reptiles or birds due to their need for very specialised medicines and expertise.
The practice has a resident Licensed Veterinary Inspector who can provide Animal Health certificates and Export documents required for foreign travel. Fit to Fly documentation can also be provided.
Animal Health Certificate for Travelling Abroad:
We are delighted to be able to offer the service of providing an Animal Health Certificate if you are travelling abroad with your pet. An Export Health Certificate for world wide travel can also be completed and owners must apply in advance to APHA (Animal Plant and Health Agency). Dr Una McLean is a LVI (Licensed Veterinary Inspector) and is able to complete these documents. To apply for an AHC, all pets must have a microchip and a rabies vaccination at least 21 days previously. This documentation can only be completed by a LVI so an appointment needs to be made specifically for Dr Una McLean. As these appointments are very specific and all documentation needs to be downloaded and prepared in advance, we request payment at the time of booking to secure the appointment.