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Natterjacks Vets - Sponsor of the Dorset Dogs Festival Fun Dog Show

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Who are we?

Natterjacks Vet is a new veterinary surgery set up by lifelong Dorset resident Andy Matthew in early 2012 to provide something better for the area’s pet owners.  At Natterjacks we are committed to combining traditional values with state of the art surgical and hospital facilities in a relaxed, friendly environment.  All this at some of the lowest prices around ­ guaranteed. 

Andy leads our highly experienced veterinary team which is supported by our dedicated and fully qualified nursing staff, ensuring that your pet is in safe hands at all times.  What to know more? Find out all about us on our website!

About Us

  • We understand that our pets are part of the family which is why we strive to provide a personal, compassionate service with the very highest standards of care

  • We promise exceptional value with prices that are simple and affordable so there are no hidden surprises when you come to pay the bill ­ check our website for the latest offers and details of our price promise guarantee.

  • We are independent of any national chains and are able to tailor our services to the needs of our patients

  • Advanced hospital and surgical facilities to provide comprehensive treatment of a wide range of specialist medical and surgical problems

  • We will put you and your pet at ease with a warm and welcoming environment in our newly redeveloped centre.

     Why not drop in for a coffee and meet our lovely team?


  • Large air conditioned waiting room

  •  Operating facilities ­ state-of-the-art theatres with advanced equipment to   perform a wide range of specialist operations

  • Laboratory ­ including full on-site blood testing and microscopy for rapid results

  • Hospital wards ­ separate, climate-controlled dog and cat wards to ensure maximum patient comfort

  • X-Ray ­ the latest digital technology to enable speedy, accurate diagnoses

  • Orthopaedics ­ facilities to deal with complicated bone fractures and joint injuries

  • Exotics ­ experience and facilities to deal exotic species including reptiles, birds and small mammals

  • Isolation and intensive care wards ­ to prevent spread of contagious disease and provide specialist care for critically ill patients

  • Free online support and advice ­ all day, every day including bank holidays and weekends

  • 24 hour emergency cover provision

  • Dentistry ­ advanced diagnostic and surgical facilities to deal with all dental problems, a major cause of pain and illness

  • Ultrasound ­ pregnancy diagnosis and to identify intestinal, liver, bladder and heart disease amongst many other uses

  • Endoscopy ­ cameras to look deep inside your pet without surgery

  • Electrosurgery ­ highly sophisticated surgical technique to improve recovery times

  • Electrocardiography (ECG) ­ specialised equipment to help diagnose heart disease

  • Cryosurgery ­ targeted liquid nitrogen therapy to remove small growths

  • Nurses ­ all nursing staff are fully qualified

  • Home visits

  • Parking ­ free on-site parking

  • Pet passports ­ rabies vaccines and all you need to take your pet on holiday with you

  • Diets tailored to your pet’s nutritional requirements and free diet advice

  • Parasite control ­ cost effective products designed to meet the needs of your pet and keep them free of fleas, worms and other harmful parasites