White House Vets

156 Newtown Road

Malvern WR14 1PJ

01684 560940 (24hrs)




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COVID-19 and your pet - see our home page for advice (last updated 27th March 2020)


There have been two cases of Alabama Rot - one confirmed and one suspected - in the Cradley/Suckley area. For more

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Opening Hours: 


Except 24th Dec -1st Jan

(See 'Latest News' Section above)


Mon-Fri     08:00 - 19.00hrs

Saturday    09:00 - 12:00hrs

Sunday       10:00 - 12:00hrs

Also open Bank Holidays except
Christmas Day.


Appointments within 24 hours

After hours our emergency service is provided by our out of hours partner, VetsNow.


Just phone the normal number 01684 560940 (24hrs) to be automatically put through



Puppies - much joy, much work, and so much to learn -- for everyone!


White House Vets recommend you bring in your new puppy for an appointment as soon as possible.


We like to give a puppy  a thorough health check at about eight weeks of age. We can also discuss feeding, worming, socialisation, and any other concerns you may have.


We then start the vaccinations at ten weeks of age (though it can be started at 6 weeks), with a second dose at 14 weeks. Your puppy will have enough immunity ten days after the first vaccination to go out into the big world, and attend puppy training classes. The cost for the course is £60.80 (inc. VAT), and this includes the new L4 leptospirosis vaccine (included in the Pet care Plan).


Although your puppy will not be fully immune until ten days after the first dose, it is not necessary to totally isolate him until then. The first few months are important for developing good socialisation skills both with other dogs and their human companions, and for getting used to new experiences such as loud noises and travelling in the car.


Kennel cough vaccination is also available for an extra £30.90. This is particularly advisable if your puppy might be spending some time in a boarding kennels


We suggest you introduce your puppy to as many other dogs as possible. It's best if you arrange the meetings at your home and make sure the other dogs are healthy, vaccinated, and good-tempered. Similarly, arrange for your puppy to meet many different people, including children, and expose your new family member to as many different experiences as possible.


How does my Puppy learn

An excellent article by John Rogerson: click here



Both males and females can be neutered at any age but at six months of age is the best time.


Benefits of neutering males:

  • Stops him wandering off after bitches in season
  • Reduces "sexy" behaviour such as mating cushions and reduces frequent "leg-cocking"
  • Reduces aggression


Cost  (ten per cent reduction for Pet Care Plan members)

 under 40kg

  £159.60 (incl VAT)

 over   40kg



Benefits of spaying females (ovaro-hysterectomy):

  • Prevents her coming into season (every six months is normal) and thus getting pregnant
  • Eliminates the risk of uterine problems such as pyometra later in life
  • Prevents mammary cancer when the surgery is carried out before her first season

Cost (ten percent reduction for Pet care Plan members)

under 20kg

£185.40 (incl VAT)

between 20kg and 40kg


 over 40kg



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