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Our Registered Veterinary Nurses run a range of nurse clinics to provide help and advice for pet owners.

The veterinary nursing team at Chess Vets, are passionate about supporting you and your pets. Nurse clinics are an excellent option to get advice and assistance for a wide range of preventative healthcare, as well as support with managing health conditions.

Veterinary nurses can support you with advice (within these clinics) about caring for your pet on a variety of areas such as:

  • Senior health care - caring for older pets
  • Nutrition and weight management - planning a nutritious diet
  • Post-operative care - what to do after an operation
  • Dental care - keeping teeth and gums healthy

They can also administer some treatments including:

  • Second vaccinations
  • Various medications
  • Applying flea, tick and worming treatment
  • Microchipping

Book your appointment

Fees for our nurse clinics

Nurse Clinic ServicePrice
Post operative checks £0
Nail clips £25.94
De-matts (Clipping away matted fur only) £18.68
Medicine administrations. Flea and worming treatment applications, administering eye/ear drops for your pet £25.94
General health checks – we will advise clients to book in with a vet if the nurse finds anything needing further investigation or diagnosis £25.94 for Nurse £55.40
2nd vaccinations £0 included in cost of 1st first Vaccine with the Vet at our practice
Blood pressure checks £43.14
Blood sampling Included in cost of test
FNA (fine needle aspirate) sampling for cytology tests Included in cost of test
Anal gland emptying £25.94
Microchipping £29.58
Weight clinics £0
Behaviour clinics n/a
Senior Pet Clinic £25.94
New Puppy and Kitten Checks n/a
Dental check ups £25.94
Ear cleaning clinics (This would be for conscious ear cleaning for patients with chronic ear disease that require ongoing cleaning as part of their maintenance regimen.) £25.94

Finally, there are many procedures that veterinary nurses can complete during a nurse clinic. For example, wound management (redressing and reapplying bandages) and nail clipping to name just a couple.

As you can see, there are many areas our veterinary nurses can help you with during a nurse clinic, please get in touch to find out more!

Book your appointment

Some services incur charges and certain nurse clinics are only available at certain branches due to space and facilities.

Our fantastic team of Registered Veterinary Nurses have a huge depth of knowledge and they are available for consultations most days of the week (including weekends!). At each practice, there is a Lead Nurse that runs and overlooks the majority of the nurse clinics that we offer. 

Meet our friendly nurses

If you wish to see a nurse, please contact your local branch to book your appointment.

Please note, our nurses are unable to diagnose so in the case of an ill or injured animal, you must make an appointment with a Veterinary Surgeon.

Chess Veterinary Clinic Surgeries

Rickmansworth Surgery 97 Uxbridge Road Rickmansworth Hertfordshire WD3 7DJ
Opening Hours Mon - Fri: 8.00am - 8.00pm Sat: 9.00am - 6.00pm Sun & Bank Hols: Closed
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Chorleywood Surgery 1B New Parade Chorleywood Rickmansworth Hertfordshire WD3 5NJ
Opening Hours Mon & Fri: 9.00am - 7.00pm Tue - Thur: 9.00am - 5.00pm Sat: Closed Sun & Bank Hols: Closed
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