Facilities

Pilgrims Veterinary Service Cranborne Dorset
Pilgrims Veterinary Service Dorset & New Forest
Pilgrims Veterinary Service

We have state-of-the-art equipment and modern facilities, guaranteeing the highest standard of care for your pet. Both our practices are equipped with operating theatres, gas machines and dental equipment, but our main surgery in Fordingbridge has state of the art digital X-Ray, M-Turbo ultrasound, a comprehensive laboratory comprising equipment for blood gas analysis as well as full haematological, biochemical and electrolyte analysis. We run our own faecal worm egg testing, do in-house cytology and have separate dog and cat wards for ultimate peace of mind. Our dedicated surgical suite is equipped with pulse oximetry and climate control.

Our Facilities

Mobile Digital Radiography

Mobile Digital Radiography

Our Eklin DR system is fully mobile for use in the field as well as for small animal patients at the practice. The almost instant projection of the quality images allows us to work efficiently and minimise the time your animal is spent under sedation or anaesthesia when given.

M-Turbo Ultrasound system

M-Turbo Ultrasound system

Compact, sturdy and versatile, our ultrasound system produces high quality images for a range of animals on the go. Used for tendon scanning and pregnancy diagnosis in equines as well as abdominal scans and echocardiography in our small animal patients.

Dental digital radiography - Nomad Pro Vet

Dental digital radiography - Nomad Pro Vet

With 70% of dental disease in cats found below the gum line, dental x-rays are an essential part of dental assessment and treatment in animals.  Our handheld veterinary adapted x-ray unit allows us to identify which teeth will be causing discomfort and extract them with minimal complication.

Endoscopy

Endoscopy

A flexible 1.8m fibreoptic tube with light and camera, our endoscope allows us to visualise and sample the airways (nasal cavity, guttoral pouch, pharynx, larynx, trachea and bronchi) in horses and large airways, oesophagus and stomach in small animals.

Equine motorised dental equipment

Equine motorised dental equipment

For targeted and efficient rasping.

Blood Machines

Blood Machines

Testing haematology, biochemistry, electrolytes, clotting function and blood gas analysis, these machines give us rapid results – essential in emergency cases or when treating sick animals out of hours.

Microscope

Microscope

An invaluable diagnostic tool, our microscope allows us to look at cells, bacteria and parasites from skin, urine, faeces, lumps and swab samples.

Separate Cat Ward

Separate Cat Ward

A quiet room to allow our feline friends to recuperate with minimal stress.

Free Parking

Free Parking

Our Fordingbridge practice has a large car park which provides plenty of free parking for our clients. Our Cranborne practice faces onto the road but there is usually free street parking outside or in streets nearby.