Join our bank of Night Nurses

Are you a Qualified Vet Nurse? Are you a bit of a night owl? Do you want to work for an independent veterinary practice? Providing the very best of veterinary care shouldn’t stop when the day team ‘clock off’! Nursing …
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Tortoise Hotel

Tortoise Hibernation Hotel

Most tortoises hibernate during the winter months; this controls their growth and reproductive cycle. This can be a risky time as their immune systems are lowered and as owners, we are often worried and stressed during the period whilst they …
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FIRST AID COURSE

Due to popular demand Portland vets are re-running their pet first aid course again, but this time for professionals. This will be a practical first aid course for pet business owners. It will provide training in first aid procedures including …
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RAW – Rabbit Awareness Week

This year RAW is aiming to raise awareness around Rabbit Viral Haemorrhagic Disease 2 (RVHD2). RVHD2 is a new variant of RVHD1 and is often fatal. Many rabbits in the UK are not vaccinated against this deadly disease and are …
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Crafty Fund Raiser – ‘The Crafty Vet’

Two retired Vet Nurses set up an amazing mindfullness business called VN Pet Products They have decided to take on a very ambitious fundraising project for the veterinary mental health and well-being charity Vetlife. We at Portland Vets are very keen …
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Bearded Dragon at Portland Vets

Bearded Dragon has his teeth cleaned!

It’s not just our furry friends that can get dental disease – Bearded Dragons can get plaque build up too! 8 yr old Norbit visited us recently as his owner was worried about his teeth. He had been regularly treating …
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