Uplands Way Veterinary Clinic - Attleborough

Station Rd
Attleborough
Norfolk
NR17 2AS

General

  • Uplands Way Veterinary Clinic is an established veterinary practice, we have been in Norfolk and Suffolk for over a 100 years. We pride ourselves on being a Practice that can look after any animal family member from a tree frog to an alpaca as well as the more normal pets and horses.
  • We also have clinics in Attleborough (Connaught Veterinary Clinic) and in Stanton (George Hill Veterinary Clinic)
  • Our aim is to provide a friendly, affordable and professional service for you and your animals in a caring and supportive environment
  • All of our operating theatres are up to date modern rooms offering great surgical facilities in which a wide range of procedures can be carried out on pets and zoo animals.

Pet Care Plans

We offer a fantastic budgeting and money saving scheme known as our Pet Care Plans. Please click here for more information or click here for information on our Equine Health Care Plans.

Opening times

Day Opens Closes
Monday 8:30 am 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am 6:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am 12:00 pm
Sunday Closed Closed

Clinic reviews

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MT reviewed

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First visit with our dog as a new client - very friendly and welcoming. Professional - reassuring, gave advice and options, and really clear instructions on treatment. Easy to park. Thank you!

Vet Response

Nov 12

Hi! Thank you very much for your response, we are very glad to hear your first experience with us was good! We look forward to seeing your dog again!

Xxxx reviewed

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Took both mh dogs for their 6 month check this morning. Even thought they were running late they were apologetic and informed me on arrival. All staff are friendly and polite.

Josie reviewed

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We have had 2 precious old girls put to sleep over the past 4 months. The staff were excellent, sympathetic, kind and understanding. With regard to the actual procedures and treatment we have no complaints. We do however feel that a little more attention could be made to keep the front porch, gardens and entrance a little more attractive. A morning sweep of the entrance a couple of bright hanging baskets and some annuals would make all the difference to cheering the place up.

Vet Response

Aug 16

Hi Josie, thank you for your feedback. We are pleased you are happy with the service you have recieved from us, thank you for taking the time to let us know this. In regards to your comments about the front of the practice, Attleborough is actually soon undergoing some improvements and updates. This is something that we have known for a while and several clients have commented on. I will pass on what you said directly to the staff at our Attleborough branch to see if they can have a look in the short term and perhaps brighten it all up a bit. Once again, thanks for your feedback! Kind Regards, Emily Philpot RVN Senior Veterinary Nurse Uplands Way Veterinary Clinics

Tricia reviewed

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Debbie reviewed

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Charlie B reviewed

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I always feel charlie is well cared for and always given the right advice to keep him healthy

Emma reviewed

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Emergency appointment needed. Was seen within the hour. Professional service.

Angela reviewed

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Lovely vet - was great with our dog who really liked her and wagged his tail even though he was unwell. Excellent service.

Vet Response

Oct 03

Hi Angela, thanks for your feedback! I hope your dog is well now and still wagging his tail!

Emma M reviewed

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Joanna reviewed

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I have been with this vets for years but more recently I have found the service to be slow, unreliable and I am not happy with the inconsistency of vets each time you visit. Ordering medication for my dog takes days and then when I pick it up it is never ready or more recently has not been ordered. I never received any reminders for my dogs booster injections for the first time since being with you. When I rang up as realised it had been to long since the last set of injections the girl on the phone was most unhelpful. The last visit we had the vet did not behave in a way that I found acceptable. My dog was nervous and needed to have kidney function tested. The vet was clearly frightened of my dog and not happy with just me restraining him so decided she would take him out of the room which I was not happy with. Had she of been honest I would of happily put a muzzle on him while she done the test rather than taking him out of my view to do the test.... I can only question why she would do that? We will not be using this surgery for much longer.

Vet Response

Jul 24

Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry you have had bad experiences with us and that you have found us slow and unreliable. We do have 8 vets that move around branches which can cause inconsistencies, however you are always welcome to request to see a specific vet at the time of booking your appointment. We do get a huge amount of repeat prescriptions that come through our doors, and are currently in the process of reviewing the efficiency of this process as you have not been the only client to comment on this so it clearly needs addressing and therefore will be addressed. The reminder we send out are complimentary, we are not obligated to provide these, and due to the confidential nature of this review platform I am unable to bring up your record to ensure you are set up for our reminders. If you give us a call and ask, and check your details are all correct we can try to ensure you recieve a reminder, but once again, these are complimentary and therefore we are not accountable should you lapse of the vaccinations. I would be interested to know more about how exactly the receptionist was unhelpful when you called and realised your vaccinations were overdue? Otherwise, it is difficult to address. In regards to how the vet behaved on your last visit, it would seem the situation could have been handled better but without knowing more it's hard to comment. Again, all I can suggest is next time if you mention to the vet that you would be happy to hold him with a muzzle on then as long as he isn't wriggling all over the place we should be able to do it with you present. The reason he was likely taken out the back was because we do normally take blood samples out of the consultation room and most owners are not happy with the idea of the muzzle, but you should have been given the option, I agree. You are of course welcome to visit any vet practice you wish, we would be sad to lose you but thank you for your feedback, it helps us know where we are going wrong and address the concerns our clients have. Hope to see you soon.
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