The clinic is open Monday to Friday 8am - 7pm and Saturday 8.30am - 12.00pm Consultations are by appointment only. We operate on this basis to try to avoid unnecessary waiting for you and stress for your animals. We will always accommodate emergency cases, but please phone first so that we can prepare for your arrival. A 24 hour emergency service is provided by animates staff. In case of emergency please call 01778 420462. If this fails please call the on duty mobile on 07940 11 00 99. Animates is a companion animal practice. We have a friendly team that are always ready to help. The practice is fully equipped with on site facilities including €˜in-house' blood analysis, X-ray, dental equipment, ultrasound, blood pressure monitoring and excellent theatre facilities. Dog and cat wards are separate, with under floor heating and for larger dogs we have walk-in kennels.