Our Team – The friendliest, happiest team you could ever wish to work with.
Terry Girling, the practice owner, has extensive experience and a great sense of humour. As well as Terry, we have 4.5 exceptionally talented vets and the support of 3.5 qualified veterinary nurses and 2 trainee veterinary nurses We have 2 hydrotherapists and an ACPAT physiotherapist. Our Practice Manager and receptionists keeps everything running smoothly.
Our Facilities – Our premises were purpose built for us in 2002. Not only is the main surgery a great environment for our clients and for us, located right next to it is our purpose built rehabilitation centre with a hydrotherapy pool and underwater treadmill. We also have two branch surgeries for routine appointments located in Maiden Newton and in Crewkerne.
Our Equipment – We have pretty much everything. (Full Idexx In house Laboratory including sedivue/clotting and endocrinology; Ultrasound and Phased array probe for Echo cardiography; Digital Xray; Digital Dental Xray; Video Endoscopy, Gastroscope and Rigid 2.7 mm Endoscope; Bronchoscope; Otoscope; Lap spay; ECG and laser. We are fully equipped to carry out orthopaedics (with IMEX Ex Fix, TTA, ASIF and A/O system).
Our Clients – They are friendly, kind and very loyal. We see them as part of our family and genuinely treat their pets as we would our own.
Our Location – Beaminster is a beautiful town located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty just 15 minutes from the Jurassic coastline which is perfect for Practice BBQ’s and lunchtime trips out in the Practice boat. There is a great selection of shops, restaurants and pubs. The larger towns of Bridport, Dorchester and Yeovil are all within easy reach as is Lyme Regis and West Bay. Crewkerne is 10 minutes away with a mainline train service to London (Waterloo). The city of Exeter is also 50 minutes away by rail and an hour by car.
As a Vetsure Graduate Friendly Practice we also have a structured Graduate Support Programme that includes the following elements:
- 3 to 6 months of mentoring support from Terry Girling, our most experienced vet and the business owner
- Hands-on coaching from our friendly team of vets and vet nurses
- A structured programme to ensure you feel confident in all procedures after 6 months
- Additional coaching days in customer service, communication and handling difficult conversations
- Where needed, support with finding you accommodation so you have somewhere great to live when you arrive.