COVID UPDATE – If mutually agreeable, subject to face coverings being worn, no clinical signs of COVID, consultations will be carried out inside the building.  In order to maintain social distance we have a maximum occupancy level policy and thank you for your patience whilst waiting. We kindly request only one member of the family attends and where possible aim to get for us at the correct time for your appointment to avoid ongoing delays. Click here for our updated COVID POLICY as from 19th July.

For repeat medication requests, please order at least 24 hours in advance by emailing us at medicines@ovg.co.uk or by telephoning 01458 832972. You will be requested to pay prior to collection.

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT AS FROM 6TH OCTOBER OUR WEDNESDAY NIGHT OPENING HOURS WILL CHANGE AND WE WILL BE CLOSING AT 7PM.  Opening times generally can be found here

 

After the heavy rain in recent months, lungworm may be a significant risk on many pastures in the next grazing season as infective larvae are washed out of faecal pats onto vegetation. Don’t forget that unlike many gut worms, lungworm can remain infective on pastures for much longer periods of time and as such it is very difficult to make use of “clean grazing”.

Vaccination is a great start in preventing clinical disease, but don’t forget that vaccinated animals will have to have exposure to lungworm larvae to boost their immunity so don’t over-treat for worms at pasture