This is the first time we see and treat a pet’s condition.
For any follow up appointments needed, including repeat prescriptions, known as the re-prescription check. This refers to the consultation with a vet to monitor an ongoing medical condition, and are required every six months, which is a medical and legislative requirement. It’s worth noting that we’ll often recommend more frequent checks depending on how stable your pet is.
For vaccinations or routine health checks, and carried out free of charge twice annually for pets who are members of our VIP health plan.
We will always perform a thorough clinical examination before administering a vaccination, to ensure that your pet is well enough to receive the vaccine, as well as screening for any longer term health concerns.
Sometimes it’s beneficial to get another view on a case, and Doug is experienced with and happy to receive requests for second opinions from clients belonging to other veterinary practices. Following our consultation, all clients will have the choice of returning to their existing veterinary practice for ongoing treatment, or of course remaining registered with us at Thames Vet.
Please contact the practice if you’d like to discuss a second opinion referral, and we’ll be happy to share more information with you.