Clinic




Wigan PAWS Centre Animal Clinic
 York House, York Street, Wallgate, Wigan WN3 4BY         

Open  Thursdays (10.00am - 1.30pm) for pre-booked appointments only

Clinic Telephone Number: 01942 824165
Phone lines are staffed between 10.00am and 1.00pm, Monday to Friday - please leave a message at any other time.


Key clinic info is below.
We also have a full Clinic FAQs page.  Please read this before phoning.




CHRISTMAS CLOSURE

NOTICE TO CLIENTS OF PAWS CENTRE

 

 

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE BRANCH WILL BE CLOSED FROM

FRIDAY 16 DECEMBER UNTIL TUESDAY 3 JANUARY 2017

 

THIS MEANS THAT THERE WILL BE NO VET CLINIC ON THURSDAY 22 AND 29 DECEMBER.

 

PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU HAVE ENOUGH MEDICINES FOR YOUR PET’S NEEDS THROUGHOUT THE CLOSURE AS YOU WILL BE UNABLE TO OBTAIN ANY UNTIL 4 JANUARY





Treatments Available
Treatments available include: vaccinations, flea treatments, worming treatments, neutering, full health check, animal welfare advice and microchipping.


Eligibility for Treatment
At the RSPCA PAWS Clinic, we offer low cost vet treatment for dogs and cats belonging to people who are in receipt of income-related or means-tested benefits and who live in all WN postcodes, plus WA3 3; WA3 2; WA3 1; M29 7; M29 8; M46 9, and M46 0.

From 2nd April 2013, all new animals registered with us will have to be neutered within six months of registration for dogs and three months for cats (unless there are underlying medical reasons why this cannot happen; these reasons to be determined by our vet).


How to Book an Appointment
To get an appointment, you must first register with us (you can pop in to the York Street Centre any weekday except Thursday between 10.00am and 1pm to do this). We will need to see proof of your means-tested benefit and some ID (passport, driving license, recent utility bill). Once you have registered, we can book your pet in to see the vet. Please note that you can only register a maximum of four animals with our clinic. You will need to provide proof of benefits and a form of ID every six months to ensure our records are up to date.


Our Charges

General consultation:

£15

Neutering:

£25-£55 depending on the breed and sex of your pet
All neutering operations must be paid for in full at the time of booking the appointment.

Vaccinations:

£20 for the first vaccination and £15 for the second

Boosters:

£20

Medicines:

Charges vary according to drug prescribed. 
Medicines will only be prescribed on Thursdays when a vet is on site. Prescriptions can be collected between 10am and 2pm

Microchipping:

£10 (or free if you are having your animal neutered).
Please note that it is now law to have your dog microchipped and the owners responsibility to ensure the details held on the data base are correct.



Out of Hours
Outside of clinic hours, enquirers from the Wigan area will be referred to: 
RSPCA Greater Manchester Animal Hospital, 411 Eccles New Road, Salford, Manchester M5 5NN. 
Telephone 0300 123 0711


Wildlife
Any vet will provide free treatment for a sick or injured wild animal or bird, including a pigeon. If you require assistance or further advice, phone us on 01942 824165 and we will do our best to help. If there is no answer, or it is outside operational hours (Monday-Friday, 10am - 1pm), please phone the National Helpline number 0300 1234 999.



We also have a full Clinic FAQs page.  Please read this before phoning.

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