24 Abbeydale Road South, Sheffield S7 2QN
Telephone: 0114 2363391

Services available during Covid-19 restrictions UPDATED 03.07.20

In line with BVA (British Veterinary Association) and RCVS (Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons) we can offer our services through either social distanced consulting or telemedicine with a few services currently delayed until restrictions are lifted. 

Suspended / Delayed services

  • Adult cat vaccinations (unless >15 months since last vaccine)
  • Non-essential consults, such as routine nail clips, weight clinics, puppy parties, mid year  health checks.

Telemedicine consultation in first instance

  • Neutering – assess domestic situation relating to population control/socialisation need and consider chemical options if appropriate
  • Mild trauma, eg nail pulls
  • Skin issues, including flea allergic dermatitis 
  • Anal glands/scooting
  • Post-op checks (If vet deems appropriate)
  • Repeat medication checks, if stable
  • Vomiting/diarrhoea in a well animal
  • Dental complaints 
  • Wounds
  • Non-acute lameness
  • Eye complaints
  • Anorexia
  • Vaginal discharge
  • Non-specific lethargy

Social distanced consultation can be offered if deemed appropriate by the veterinary surgeon

  • Any of the above deemed necessary following remote triage or consultation
  • Primary vaccination courses (including 1st year booster)
  • Leptospirosis vaccination (following risk assessment; administer additional core components and / or Kennel Cough if due at the same time)
  • Rabbit vaccinations
  • Rabies vaccinations (if required for certification reasons)
  • Rabbit neutering
  • Dispensing flea and worming treatments (in line with RCVS and VMD guidance)
  • Microchipping (if animal is already in the practice for an essential service)
  • Lumps
  • Severe trauma, eg RTA
  • Seizures
  • Jaundice
  • Pallor
  • Significant weakness or collapse
  • Cough >one-week duration
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Dystocia
  • Acute severe lameness
  • Abdominal swelling
  • Significant bleeding
  • Retching
  • Toxin ingestion (if phone/video triaged as significant. Please note you may be advised to contact the Animal Poison Line in advance)
  • Struggling to urinate or defecate
  • Excessive urination or thirst
  • GI signs (vomiting and/or diarrhoea) with significant mental depression
  • Ongoing treatment and monitoring of Addison’s patients
  • Monitoring of unstable diabetics
  • Flystrike
  • Ileus (small mammals)
  • Euthanasia  

Posted 3rd July 2020