01305 848 820 (24hrs)

Mon-Fri: 09:00–18:30
Sat: 09:00–14:00

The Surgery, The Backwater,
Puddletown, Dorchester,
Dorset, DT2 8SD


We offer a huge range of veterinary services including but not limited to:

  • Vaccinations and routine healthcare
  • Consultations
  • Dental treatments
  • Surgery
  • In house laboratory
  • Microchipping
  • X ray and ultrasound
  • Nurse clinics for weight loss, nail clipping, K Laser, blood tests, advice on parasite control
  • Physiotheraphy
  • Acupuncture
  • Visiting orthopaedics services

Book an appointment

if you are an existing client please book a routine appointment by clicking the button above. If you have an emergency, need an urgent appointment or are not registered with us please call 01305 848820.


Dogs, cats and many other pets can be microchipped to aid returning them if they go wandering or get lost. Inserting a microchip is a quick process and can usually be done in consultation with a conscious pet.

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There are many benefits to neutering your pets. Neutering can reduce the risks of problems with reproductive organs and prevent accidental pregnancy.
Neutering is performed as a ‘day surgery’ procedure under general anaesthetic.

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Health checks & vaccinations

It is really important that every pet sees a vet regularly as sometimes vets can pick up on subtle changes that may mean we can offer appropriate preventative treatment or start treatment early to improve the prognosis.

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In-house laboratory

Our in-house laboratory means we are not relying on the postal service or courier collections and deliveries. We can run many tests with same-day results. These include blood samples, urine samples, faecal worm counts and FNAs.

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Our state of the art K-Laser can be used by our vets and nurses to provide pain-free, non-invasive treatment for a wide range of conditions and species.

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Katie, our in-house animal physiotherapist, can work alongside our vets, acupuncturist and nursing team, to provide physiotherapy and K-Laser treatment to a range of species.

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Acupuncture, the art of placing very thin needles into specific places to help relieve pain and aid recovery, has evolved from traditional Chinese medicine. Acupuncture can work really well alongside medications or other treatments.

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We stock Virbac’s HPM dog and cat food. The range includes a wide variety of options, from puppy and kitten food, through to junior, adult and senior as well as a clinical range which includes food specially designed to aid weight control, diabetes, urinary symptoms and more.

We also stock a range of Harrisons bird food.

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At Piddle Valley Vets, we understand that sometimes your pets need veterinary care outside of our usual opening hours, so we have partnered with Medivet in Dorchester to ensure that you get the best veterinary care for your pets, day and night.

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We offer various in-house ‘day surgery’ procedures including x-ray, ultrasound, endoscopy, lump removals, dentistry, cryo surgery, neutering, platelet-rich plasma therapy and more!

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