Our aim is to provide the highest quality care and service to you and your pet. To this end we put a strong emphasis on investing in the latest equipment and facilities along with updating and developing the knowledge and skills of our staff through a continuous process of professional development. The practice is a RCVS Tier 2 Accredited Practice.
General veterinary care and treatment
We provide full 24 hour, 365 day a year veterinary care for domestic pets from our surgeries in Fakenham, Swaffham and Dereham. We have extensive facilities to allow investigation and treatment of more complex problems. Between our team of 11 veterinary surgeons we have a wide range of clinical interests including orthopaedics, neurology, radiology, dentistry, cardiology, dermatology, small pets and exotic species. An emergency service is provided outside normal working hours with an on-call veterinary surgeon and veterinary nurse available at all times.
Orthopaedics and spinal surgery
The Grove Veterinary Group offers a referral services to colleagues throughout East Anglia for orthopaedic and spinal conditions which is currently used by over 50 practices. As with our own primary care practice this service is available 24 hours a day 365 days a year in cases of emergency. The two referral directors Mr Brown and Mr Gilbert, along with James Tattersall, hold post graduate qualifications in orthopaedic surgery and have extensive experience and the specialised equipment necessary to undertake this work. The Grove has seen thousands of cases over the years.
Both surgeons have been involved in recent years on the executive committee of the British Veterinary Orthopaedic Association (BVOA). They regularly attend courses within Europe & North America to help ensure that they remain up to date within their area of expertise.
The Grove Veterinary Group runs an Animal Ambulance that is equipped to transport dogs and cats of all sizes.
The vehicle is purpose built with high quality stainless steel cages and a hygienic waterproof internal lining to allow thorough cleaning. It is possible for one passenger to be carried as well as the driver. One of the cages has dual access (from either side of the vehicle) and removable floor that can act as a stretcher for moving recumbent animals.
The ambulance makes a daily round between our three surgeries, but is also available to provide a collection and delivery service for clients who have difficulty getting into one of our three surgeries. Our kennel assistants who are experienced in handling and caring for sick animals operate the vehicle.
Enquiries about our ambulance service should be made to reception. A small fee is charged for collecting animals and transporting them to and from owner’s houses, depending on distance and the size of animal.
The Grove Veterinary Group is part of CVS(UK) Limited, a company which owns over 200 veterinary practices in the UK. Company Registration Number 03777473. Registered Office CVS House, Vinces Road, Diss, Norfolk, IP22 4AY.