We Love Animals!

 

  • Open seven days a week! 
  • Highly qualified animal loving vets and nurses with over 112 years of veterinary experience between them!
  • High quality, good value service!
  • Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Accredited. For more information, click on the link here: http://findavet.rcvs.org.uk/accredited-practices/about-the-practice-standards-scheme
  • Privately owned practice meaning no shareholders to make profits for!
  • Accredited by the International Society for Feline Medicine at GOLD STANDARD for our Wells Road surgery, and Bronze standard for our Church Road surgery. 
  • Forget 'No Frills' - we give you all the frills, for free! Free nurse clinics, a friendly and personal service with familiar faces, treats for your pets (if allowed!) water dispenser for the humans, we can even deliver small items and prescriptions for free if you live near either of our surgeries! 
  • Flat fee home visits for vaccinations, clipping claws,health checks, re-examinations, nail clipping, wound re-dressing, prescription check-ups, and many more procedures and treatments!    
  • No charge for completing, processing and mailing of your insurance claim forms (unlike most other Bristol vet practices) or for referring your pet to a specialist (yes, really, others do charge for this!

Call 0117 977 3230 for further information or to book an appointment. 

There has been a veterinary practice on our Knowle and Bishopsworth sites since 1980! Since 1999 the practice has been owned by Paul Vokes MRCVS (who qualified as a vet in 1990) and known as Avon Lodge. In recent years the addition of a major extension to our Knowle site enabled us to provide a large airy waiting and reception area, plus two large consulting rooms and a dedicated nurse clinic consulting room. As well as an in-house laboratory which enables us to rapidly diagnose your pet's condition, we also now have a digital x-ray machine so we can be thorough and prompt with treating your pet. You can even see the pictures if you'd like to!  

Our vets have a minimum of two years experience since qualifying, with 32 years being the longest! We also have a high proportion of qualified and very experienced nurses who have undergone a stringent college course for two years. This gives you peace of mind that your pet is in the best possible hands! Have a look at http://avonlodgevets.morphserve.net/team for details of all our clinical staff. 

Is your pet insured?  We are happy to consider direct claims if the treatment is £500 or more, meaning you don't have to pay any more than the exess that your insurance company sets. 

As a privately owned practice, our clinical staff can choose the course of treatment that is best for your pet, without the constraints of having to use certain drugs and fixed treatment plans that some commercial practices impose on their staff. We plough much of our profit back into improving our service to you and don't have shareholders to answer to.

Come and join our happy, dedicated vet practice. You won't regret it! 

 

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A vet is on duty when we are open.
When closed please contact Vets Now (based in Redland) at vets-now.com or call 0117 971 3111

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