Dorchester Vets4Pets

Inside Pets at Home
Weymouth Avenue Retail Park
Weymouth Avenue

Telephone: 01305 268794

Opening hours

Saturday  - 
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Christmas Opening Hours

Christmas eve: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Christmas day: Closed
Boxing day: Closed
New Year's Eve: 9:00am – 4:00pm
New Year's Day: Closed

Meet the team

Kathryn O'Connor

Student Veterinary Nurse

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Kathryn joined us in 2014 for work experience and soon became a permanent member of the team. She is currently studying at Lynwood School of Veterinary Nursing. In her spare time Kathryn enjoys reading, walking, watching films and being entertained by her 2 young cats Elvis and Priscilla.

Henry Whiting

Student Veterinary Nurse

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Henry joined the practice to complete a work experience placement, in September 2018. After leaving college, he was offered a full time Veterinary Care Assistant position. Henry is excited to progress in his career and hopes to one day become a Veterinary Nurse. Henry is enjoying learning new skills and being a part of the Vets4Pets team. Henry loves cats and hopes to have one of his own in the near future.

Vicky Packer


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Vicky joined Dorchester Vets4Pets in August 2018 having previously worked at a veterinary surgery in Bournemouth as a receptionist for nearly 3 years. She has plenty of experience having worked in a variety of different environments within the Animal Care industry. As a Receptionist she really enjoys meeting clients and their pets, and learning about the different conditions that animals can be affected by. Vicky has completed the Animal Management Diploma at Kingston Maurward and more recently her Bronze Certificate towards the Accredited Veterinary Receptionist Award with the British Veterinary Receptionist Association. Vicky recently relocated to Dorchester to be with her partner, leaving her mother in charge of her menagerie - a Border Collie, 4 Cockatiels and a variety of coldwater and tropical fish. She goes back to visit at least once a week to spend quality time with her beloved pets (and family. In her spare time she runs a youth group and enjoys swimming, photography and arts & crafts. She also enjoys walking and exploring new places.

Faye Parker


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Faye has been working with Dorchester Vets4Pets since July 2018. Previously she worked for a small charity for 3 years, doing everything from animal care to reception tasks. She is so pleased to be able to continue working with animals and loves meeting clients' pets, particularly their new family members! Faye studied for just over a year at Sparsholt College in Winchester to achieve a Diploma in Animal Management. As part of this course she got to work with a wide range of animals, but has plenty of experience with pets. Faye has a little Chihuahua cross at home who runs the house! But what Chihuahua doesn't? In her spare time she enjoys long walks and singing.

Vets4Pets Dorchester is committed to bringing you affordable, high quality care via a modern, well equipped practice, including a lab, pharmacy, digital x-ray and ultrasound. Plus, on site car parking too!

The friendly team can't wait to meet all of their new clients!



  • Emergency cover
    Even if we are closed, we have your pet covered.
  • Operating Theatre
    An operating theatre with gaseous anaesthetic facility for surgical procedures.
  • Digital X-Ray
    Digital X ray equipment is available.
  • Isolation Unit
    A special ward to care for animals with contagious diseases.

Show more services

  • Blood Pressure Monitor
    Used to measure the range of blood pressure as a preventative treatment to identify early signs of systemic hypertension.
  • Ultrasound
    Generates 2-D moving images of your pet’s internal organs at work.
  • Biochemistry
    Allows an assessment of the functionality of a patients organs.
  • Haematology
    Allows the assessment of a patient's blood and blood cells.
  • Electrolyte
    Enables the assessment of critical blood chemicals such as sodium and potassium.
  • In-house Laboratory
    A range of analytical tests and equipment to assist in the rapid diagnosis of illness.
  • Puppy Parties
    Puppy parties to support you to train, socialise and ensure your puppy has the best start in life possible.
  • Prescriptions
    We can provide written prescriptions upon request.
  • Exotic Pet
    Can see a range of patients, from small animals through to reptiles.
  • Cat and Dog Hospital Ward
    There are separate wards for cats and dogs providing good hygiene environment.
  • Dentistry
    The treatment and prevention of dental disease

Practice accreditations

Health Plans

Starter pack protection

Best Start in Life

Our Best Start in Life starter pack includes everything they'll need from a veterinary perspective to grow up happy and healthy, from a microchip to their first vaccinations.

Health Plan

Complete Care

From £8 a month
Complete peace of mind
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Health Plan

Complete Care Senior

From £17
A complete care plan for your 7+ year old pet's continued good health
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Health Plans

Flea & Worm Pack

Protect your pet and your pocket!
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Health Plan


Just £99
Vac4Life is a preventative plan following primary vaccinations

Out of hours

Southfield Veterinary Centre
South Walks

Telephone: 01305 262913

Consultations start from £95

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