• Emergency:01476 563371

Large Animals

We provide care for horses and farm animals too

Farm Animal Care

Avenue Veterinary Centre is one of the few remaining practices offering a traditional service to local farmers. Farm animal work still forms a substantial part of the working day for some of our vets. Our clients range from smallholdings to large commercial enterprises.

What do we offer?

We run a 24 hour emergency service for our farm clients with a duty vet available to visit  farm animals around the clock.

Our veterinary surgeons also offer herd health planning and can advise on treatment for a wide range of problems including:

  • Fertility work
  • Mastitis
  • Ameness problems
  • Vaccinations

Please get in touch with us if you have any questions or other enquiries and we'll be very happy to help.

Horse Vaccinations

When should my horse be vaccinated?

Foals should start their vaccinations from a young age, typically four to six months of age, depending on the vaccine used and the presence of antibodies that they will have received from their mother in the milk. The initial course for foals and adults alike is two injections given generally 4-6 weeks apart, with a third injection required 6 months later. Following this third injection, the manufacturer's recommendation for subsequent vaccination should be followed and is typically every 12 months.

What vaccinations should my horse receive?

Your horse should be routinely vaccinated against Equine Influenza and Tetanus. Equine Influenza (Flu) spreads very rapidly and can have significant economic implications due to loss of performance as well as the ill health of an infected horse. Tetanus vaccination is recommended whether or not your horse leaves the yard or meets other horses as the organism responsible for infection is everywhere in the environment.

Farm Animal Vaccinations

Most farm vaccines are specifically tailored to the individual farm and species, so please give us a call for more information on 01476 563371.

Practice information

Grantham Surgery

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  • Mon
    8:30am - 6:00pm
  • Tue
    8:30am - 6:00pm
  • Wed
    8:30am - 6:00pm
  • Thu
    8:30am - 6:00pm
  • Fri
    8:30am - 6:00pm
  • Sat
    8:30am - 3:00pm
  • Sun
    Closed

Emergency Details

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01476 563371
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Find us here:

35 Avenue Road Grantham Lincolnshire NG31 6TJ
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01476 563371

Bottesford Surgery

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  • Mon
    5:30pm - 6:30pm
  • Tue
    5:30pm - 6:30pm
  • Wed
    5:30pm - 6:30pm
  • Thu
    5:30pm - 6:30pm
  • Fri
    5:30pm - 6:30pm
  • Sat
    12:00pm - 12:30pm
  • Sun
    Closed

Emergency Details

Please call:

01476 569971
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Find us here:

1 Queen Street Bottesford Leicestershire NG13 0AH
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Please call this number for emergencies:

01476 569971