Here at Kingfisher vets we wholly support and encourage rescuing pets rather than buying from breeders where possible. There are thousands of dogs, cats and small pets just waiting for the right home which may just be your perfect companion. Animal sanctuary’s get full to the brim, often because people over-breed or simply fail to neuter their pet, leading to umpteen homeless animals. Somerset animal include:


They have lots of animals, from dogs to chickens, guinea pigs to parrots. If you’re thinking of a new four legged family member make a rescue centre the first place you look!


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We are a long-established four branch small animal practice. All surgeries are RCVS tier 2 and are modern and well equipped. Nurse clinics run on a daily basis at all branches. Competitive salary and generous out of hours rota. CPD encouraged and funded. Accommodation available if required.

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Applications with CV and referees to Laura Bolter (Practice Manager), Kingfisher Veterinary Practice, Tower Hill Road, Crewkerne, Somerset, TA18 8EQ . Telephone 01460 279993 or email


Delightful rural South Somerset – Additional Small Animal Vet required to join our team of 10 vets including RCVS Ophthalmology and Surgery Certificate holders in this independent small animal practice. Four stand -alone RCVS Accredited Tier 2 and nurse training centres, each with surgery, hospitalisation, and imaging facilities. The main centre has digital radiography, ultrasonography, endoscopy, etc. and has recently undergone substantial redevelopment. Four day weeks, and currently 1 in 6 duty rota with full VN support. CPD including study for higher qualifications encouraged and funded.

For more information visit , e-mail or telephone 01460 72443 (office) or 07870 588390 (mobile).

Applications with CV and referees to Phil Boyer (Partner), Kingfisher Veterinary Practice, Tower Hill Road, Crewkerne, Somerset, TA18 8EQ .

By |September 14th, 2016|News and Advice|

Neuter your staffie for just £20!

THIS OFFER HAS NOW ENDED-please call the RSPCA directly if you need assistance with neutering your dog.

*Kingfisher vets Chard and Taunton branch are teaming up with the RSPCA and other local vets in the Staffie neuter scheme. Staffordshire bull terriers and other bull type breeds are some of the most over bred in the UK, with many ending up in rescue centres which end up over run. To try and slow the flow of these breeds RSPCA are offering members of the public inside the catchment area and in receipt of state benefits or on an annual household income of <£18,000 the opportunity to get their dog neutered at a participating vet practice for just a £20 donation in the first two weeks of September. Call our Chard branch on 01460 66111 or our Taunton branch on 01823 327272 to find out more.

By |September 5th, 2016|News and Advice|

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