US-style ‘supervet’ comes to Shawlands

Pollokshaws, Glasgow.'6.1.15'Pets n Vets owners Oliver Jackson (beard), Ivor Lough (glasses) and Ross Allan (red checked shirt) were joined by Baloo (black Labrador) and Sunny (Border Terrier) at their new Veterinary Hospital in Glasgow's south side.''Free First Use Press'Free Use by Pets n Vets, Glasgow.''Picture Copyright:'Iain McLean,'79 Earlspark Avenue,'Glasgow'G43 2HE'07901 604 365'photomclean@googlemail.com'www.iainmclean.com'All Rights Reserved'No Syndication
Pollokshaws, Glasgow.'6.1.15'Pets n Vets owners Oliver Jackson (beard), Ivor Lough (glasses) and Ross Allan (red checked shirt) were joined by Baloo (black Labrador) and Sunny (Border Terrier) at their new Veterinary Hospital in Glasgow's south side.''Free First Use Press'Free Use by Pets n Vets, Glasgow.''Picture Copyright:'Iain McLean,'79 Earlspark Avenue,'Glasgow'G43 2HE'07901 604 365'photomclean@googlemail.com'www.iainmclean.com'All Rights Reserved'No Syndication

A new breed of American-style supervet is coming to Glasgow.

Aiming to have nursing staff living on the new Pets n Vets premises, the 7,500sqft facility offers a full portfolio of services from its premises in Shawlands.

The current Pollokshaws Road practice will be reassigned as a dedicated vaccine clinic.

Partner Oliver Jackson said: “Our plans for this ambitious new facility – The Roundhouse animal hospital – have been modelled on the American concept of a vet ‘super-practice’, designed to deliver a wide range of pet care services, from nail clipping to vaccinations to some of the most complex surgical veterinary procedures.

“It will enable us to care for animals 24 hours a day as there will be nursing staff living on-site so that animals can receive continuous treatment through the night.”

The cat examination room will have steps leading to a fake tree instead of the usual consultation table.

Mr Jackson added: “This is an ultra-modern arrangement which is aimed at allowing us to examine cats in a more natural way.

“We hope that this will assist us to diagnose many more cases of feline arthritis, a disease that a recent study 
accepted was often missed by the traditional, consulting
table means of examining cats.”

The supervet is expected to be ready for operation this coming May.