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Exciting News - We are Growing
The end of 2017 should see us welcoming new and existing clients to our brand new branch surgery, located in Witham St Hughs, just off the A46 Newark Road and approximately 5 miles south of our North Hykeham Hospital site.
Building work has commenced and we will be part of a double unit with the other side being a cafe. The site sits behind the village Cooperative store and adjacent to the village school. Whilst Witham St Hughs has been a small hamlet it is now a rapidly growing village with new homes being built and other retail outlets. It is still 'in the country' but has very close links to the main roads and towns of Newark and Lincoln are approximately half an hour away in either direction.
The Park View Witham St Hughs branch surgery will have two consult rooms and be manned to enable morning and afternoon surgeries with referrals for hospital treatments and tests back at our main hospital site as needed. We hope to issue regular prescriptions and sell our range of foods and toys for all your pets there too.
We look forward to extending our services, 'putting you and your pet, at the heart of everything we do'. More information will be available in the coming weeks. In the meantime please call us on 01522 683300 if you have any questions or would like more information.
Veterinary Hospital Year announces it new Charity of the Year Fundraising Campaign
Every year Park View Veterinary Hospital in North Hykeham supports a charity that has a connection with its clients. For 2017 - 2018 Park View is delighted to announce it will be supporting Sturton by Stow Guinea Pig & Rabbit Rescue.
David Ashcroft, Clinical Director at Park View said, "We are proud to be supporting Sturton by Stow Guinea Pig and Rabbit Rescue this year. We have supported cat and dog charities over the last couple of years so it’s definitely time for our ‘furry friends’ to shine this year. We chose Sturton by Stow as they are a local charity, owned by Samantha Richardson and Ali Collingham, who with a team of volunteers, rely solely on donations to run their services. They have seen a surge in guinea pigs and rabbits finding their way to them over the last few months, many are just dumped, and a lot are poorly and malnourished. As a Veterinary Hospital we hope our fundraising efforts will support a programme of medical care, nutrition needs and a scheme for vaccination for their charges. Our fundraising will help them get fully fit and ready for new homes."
"Many Park View staff have guinea pigs and rabbits of their own at home and are looking forward to working with the Rescue. We believe leading an education programme on guinea pig and rabbit care will help people understand what they must think about before taking on a furry pet. As a practice we are members of the Rabbit Welfare Association and already promote best practice but helping Sturton directly will enable us to ‘make a difference’. Everyone can help us from popping something in the collecting tin on reception to the food collection bin, or attending one of our fundraising events through the year, we will be delighted to accept your donation."
Sturton by Stow Guinea Pig & Rabbit rescue spokesperson Samantha Richardson said, "We are over the moon that Park View have offered to fundraise for us this year. It will certainly help us get medical attention and nutritional needs to our poorly charges. It will also help raise our profile through advertising our services and promote the pets we have that are looking for homes. We look forward to working together to host some open sessions where we can bring along some of our charges to help educate families on the importance of care and the responsibility of owing a guinea pig or rabbit and find some of them a new home. We have lots of lovely pets looking for homes, please feel free to call us on 0790 243 2821 or message us on our facebook page www.facebook.com/sturtonbystowrescue"
Picture: left to right Samantha Richardson and Ali Collingham joint owners of Sturton by Stow Guinea Pig and Rabbit Rescue
Updates from Park View
We are delighted to announce that Sarah Radley (left who joined us in November 2016 has now successfully passed her final Veterinary Nurse exams and is now a fully qualified RVN. Adding to the team in January 2017 we welcome Louise Airey RVN, who has recently moved into the area. See some more on our new nurses in the Our Team section.
Our Nominated Charities for 2017
We are pleased to announce our chosen charities are Hounds for Heroes and Canine Partners
Both do amazing work giving assistance dogs to disabled folk
Canine Partners is a nationally recognised charity and Hounds for Heroes is a relatively new one that needs our support!
Look out for events and activities through the year to help raise funds for them.
If you are in the practice we will also be accepting donations at reception too - THANK YOU - please give generously
Click on the photos to go direct to the charities websites
Celebrating 20 years at Park View! - Congratulations to Pauline, one of our Reception Team and your contact for all things 'insurance'
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