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Accessing veterinary care during coronavirus/Covid-19 lockdown

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Vet clinics will in many cases try their best to stay open if possible but will have to limit human interaction as much as possible. Some clinics have closed.

If you are a registered client, then you are likely being sent a notification as to how your local clinic is handling this. Please always check with a clinic; most clinics that are open will only allow one person to bring in the pet in need of medical care. Many clinics will also ask their clients to please wait in their cars and to hand over the pet at the door for examination in order minimise the potential risk of infection in the waiting or consultation rooms.

We recommend to check your regular vet's and closest clinics as to how they are handling the situation. Keep in mind that conditions can change and that any vet clinic with a corona case will have to temporarily close down.

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