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Core Services

Offering the full selection of routine pet & small animal services
Pet Core Services

A wide range of appointment times are available including weekend and after work availability. To make an appointment please contact your local surgery or request an appointment via PetsApp.

Video & telephone consultations are also available. Please download PetsApp using the relevant link below (from a smartphone or tablet not a desktop). The link will take you to the AppStore for you to download PetsApp. Then install and add your pet's details.

Ripon clients: https://petsapp.com/bishopton-vets-ripon
Easingwold clients: https://petsapp.com/bishopton-vets-easingwold
Northallerton clients: https://petsapp.com/bishopton-vets-northallerton 
Pateley Bridge clients: https://petsapp.com/bishopton-vets-pateley


We aim to vaccinate animals with the MINIMUM amount needed to provide the MAXIMUM protection. We constantly review all current recommendations to ensure our policies are kept up to date.

Puppy & Kitten Vaccinations

Puppy vaccinations:
8 weeks DHP & L4
12 weeks DHP & L4 & kennel cough
16 weeks Parvo vaccination
* Kennel cough is a non-core optional vaccine

Kitten vaccinations:
The primary course involves 2 injections 3 - 4 weeks apart, from 9 weeks old
Nobivac Tricat +/- (FeLV recommended if cat has outdoor access)

Adult dogs & cats:
Annual booster required for all dogs & cats


Parasite Control

We recommend worming your dogs and cats four times a year in order to maintain both the health of your pets and the health of the environment. We offer a wide range of products to ensure your pets are free from harmful worms and parasites and can give advice on how to ensure they are not at risk when out in the garden or on walks.

We recommend monthly flea treatments for all pets. If your pet is particularly susceptible to ticks and mites too, we sell combination products to ensure full protection and control. If your pet does get fleas, we have products in our dispensary to treat your home as well. Should your pet come home with a tick, our nurses will remove the parasite and give advice on products that can prevent them being bitten in the future.


Microchipping is now compulsory for dogs and we strongly recommend for cats. We can make sure your pet is permanently identifiable should they be lost at any point.

Please remember to keep your microchip details up-to-date. This can be done online via Petlog www.petlog.org.uk/

Microchipping is free if you subscribe to our Perfect Start package.

Pet Passport

If you want to travel abroad with your pets, we can give you advice on what is required and make sure the correct medical procedures are carried out before going away.

For more information please click on the following link https://www.gov.uk/taking-your-pet-abroad 

Nurse Clinics

We have a team of experienced and dedicated nurses who can offer a wealth of support for you and your pets.

Our Nurse Clinics offer the following services:

  • Weight clinics
  • Parasite control plans (including administration of flea treatment, wormers and removal of ticks)
  • Administering medication
  • Suture removal
  • Dental checks and dental home care advice
  • Nutritional clinics for all age groups
  • Post-operative checks
  • Microchipping
  • Nail clipping
  • Anal glands expression
  • Specific dental treatments
  • Blood pressure checks (following veterinary referral)
  • Blood sampling
  • Dressing changes
  • Preventative health care clinics - for regular puppy and kitten check ups
  • Adolescent health checks

Contact our nursing team to find out how we can help you and your pet enjoy a happy and healthy life together.

Dental Clinics
Tooth Fairy Thursdays & Fridays are dedicated to dental proceedures. Please contact your local surgery to find out more.
Senior Health Checks

We run geriatric profiles on pets over 8 to help ensure they remain healthy. These include a full health check by a veterinary nurse, a urine test, blood test and an appointment with the vet to discuss the findings.

Why we do Senior Health Checks:

  • In a recent study of 45 dogs undergoing geriatric screening, 80% were diagnosed with at least 1 previously unrecognised problem.
  • Early detection & treatment of diseases leads to better outcomes.
  • Dogs and cats are experts at hiding signs of disease from their owners!

Our Senior Health Check for dogs include:-

Basic Senior Health Check - free of charge

  • Nurse & vet appointment, urine dipstick and SG

Full Senior Health Check 

  • Basic + blood screen (PCV & in-house chem 10 and manual PCV)
  • Cost £59.84 or £44.88 for LCC clients (a saving of 25%)

Our Senior Health Checks for Cats includes:-

Basic SHC - free of charge

  • Nurse & vet appointment, urine dipstick and SG

Full Senior Health Check

  • Basic + BP + blood screen (in-house PCV, T4 & Chem 10)
  • Cost £108.80 or £81.60 for LCC clients (a saving of 25%)

Prior to this appointment please complete the questionnaire below. It can be completd prior to the appointment or with the nurse at the appointment. Please allow 45-minutes for this appointment (30-minute nurse appointment and 15- minute vet appointment.