Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month

We’re celebrating our wonderful nurses; want to join in? Throughout May, we will be raising awareness of the resilience and myriad of jobs our veterinary nurses have within our practice team and the wider veterinary industry. Below you’ll learn what Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month is, the roles our exceptional nurses play on a day-to-day basis…

How to help your itchy dog

Have you noticed your dog scratching a bit more than usual? This article covers the common reasons your dog might have itchy skin and some top tips for providing relief. Common dog skin conditions If your dog has started itching and scratching more than usual, it might be due to some of these common issues:…

The role of a client care team in Fife

As with any business in Fife, a vet practice such as ours at St Clair Vets needs a strong supporting team for the non-clinical business functions. The client care team will generally be the first and last port of call for pets and their owner. Depending on the size of the practice, this can include:…

The role of a patient care assistant in Fife

A patient care assistant in Fife works alongside and supports the whole practice team to achieve the highest standards of patient care. Under the direction and supervision of a veterinary surgeon or registered veterinary nurse (RVN) they will assist with monitoring of inpatients, infection control and handling animals safely for procedures such as injections, blood…

Jubilee weekend opening hours

With an extended bank holiday on the horizon, we wanted to let you know our opening hours. Thursday 2 June 2022 – Spring bank holiday Usual opening hours apply >> click here for details Friday 3 June 2022 – Platinum Jubilee bank holiday Usual opening hours apply >> click here for details PLEASE NOTE: this…

May bank holiday opening hours

With an extended bank holiday here, we wanted to let you know our opening hours on Monday 2 May 2022. Usual opening hours apply at all branches >> click here for details If your pet needs emergency or out of hours care or treatment, please call 01592 328 336 to contact Vets Now.

Easter opening hours

Whether you’re planning a weekend break or a few days at home, we will be here over the Easter weekend should you need us. Please familiarise yourself with our opening times over the Bank Holiday weekend. 15.04.2022 (Good Friday) – usual opening hours apply >> click here for details 16.04.2022 – usual opening hours apply…

Spring hazards in Fife

  Spring is an exciting time for most of us in Fife, pets included! Lighter nights mean more opportunities for us to be outdoors with our pets in Fife. To ensure a happy and safe season for your animals, take a minute to make yourself aware of hidden dangers which could lead to a poorly…

The role of a veterinary nurse in Fife

Ask most veterinary practices in Fife and they will tell you that their Registered Veterinary Nurses (RVNs) are at the very heart of everything they do, we are no different here at St Clair Vets. Such is the respect for RVNs that a whole month is dedicated to celebrating their roles – Veterinary Nurse Awareness…

The role of a veterinary surgeon in Fife

The role of a veterinary surgeon in Fife

  Our veterinary surgeons in Fife (commonly known as vets) serve the healthcare needs of animals. Once qualified as a vet, there are many roles such as teaching, research, government and clinical work. Clinical vets can work with farm animals, zoo animals, horses, laboratory animals, pets or a mixture. It is an incredibly diverse and…