51 Leicester Road Hinckley Leicestershire LE10 1LW

Email: enquiries@fairfieldvets.co.uk

Having graduated from the University of Glasgow in the summer of 1985 my first paid employment as a qualified veterinary surgeon was running a one man mixed practice (large and small animals).Inspired by my first successful venture I then took a position in Bury, Lancashire, (home of the black pudding....and very nice it was too!). Here I worked in... a very busy small animal and equine practice. I remained here for three years during which time I learned a great deal and played rugby too for the Bury 1st XV. Throughout this period I also began studying for a postgraduate qualification in orthopaedics (Cert SAO) and was very pleased at the age of 24 to become one of the youngest people ever to attain this award in 1988. More

"Lucy" - West Highland White with Lion Jaw

"Lucy" - West Highland White with Lion Jaw
West Highland White terriers are a very popular breed of dog and with good cause! Originating from Scotland (always a good start!) they are generally more friendly and manageable than other more tenacious terrier types. Generally confident, they will...
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"Sally" - Springer Spaniel with New Lens after Cataracts

"Sally" - Springer Spaniel with New Lens after Cataracts
Someone once said "A good man takes care of his animals" and this has certainly been my experience over the years. The level of effort and support that some owners are prepared to commit can be a humbling experience. At Fairfield, we are extremely fo...
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Cats Charity Neutering Scheme

Cats Charity Neutering Scheme
At Fairfield, we pride ourselves on our knowledge and ability to untangle complex cases. Our reputation in the investment of further education means that we continue to see patients referred from other veterinary surgeons. However, we still find time...
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Ginjinha

Ginjinha
It is not uncommon for clients to recommend to me a variety of "treatments and remedies" that have helped them and their pets overcome a number of different illnesses and ailments. Indeed, I am often invited to comment on the likelihood of their cont...
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Mysterious Disease

Mysterious Disease
Usually, when a patient dies or has been "put to sleep", there is a significant period of time beforehand when this outcome becomes increasingly clear to all those involved. The owner and the patient are both able to appreciate the deterioration that...
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What would I do if it was my pet, Jimmy?

What would I do if it was my pet, Jimmy?
Over the years a number of clients have remarked that they couldn't possibly "do my job" as it entails bringing a patient's life to an end. Fortunately for me, in the vast majority of instances, I am able to bring to an end an animal's suffering. Add...
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My cat "Jimmy" never needs an appointment!

My cat "Jimmy" never needs an appointment!
"My pet receives a much better health service than I do" is a phrase that is often quoted by our clients. As someone whose health, up until recently, has very rarely required the services of the NHS I have always remained very sceptical of the critic...
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Exotic Pets

Exotic Pets
I have finally discovered a country where it rains more than in the UK! My experiences during a recent holiday to Costa Rica have underlined the notion that, given the appropriate climatic conditions, the flora and fauna most suited will flourish. Th...
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Stray Cats

Stray Cats
We have seen an unfortunate number of cats with no apparent owner brought to the surgery recently by members of the public. Lack of a microchip or any other means of identification usually results in the cats being passed over to the RSPCA for possib...
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How to find us

Fairfield Veterinary Centre

51 Leicester Road,
Hinckley,
Leicestershire
LE10 1LW

Tel: 01455 637 642
Fax: 01455 631 898

enquiries@fairfieldvets.co.uk

Emergency Number
0116 255 6360

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