Farm Animal

Dedicated Farm Vets based at Dalston, Carlisle and Newbiggin, Penrith

Dedicated Farm Practices

24 hrs a day 365 days a year

Paragon employs 14 highly experienced and dedicated farm animal vets. The group includes one Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons  recognised specialist in cattle health and production as well as two bovine diploma holders and four certificate holders. There are always 2 dedicated farm vets available 365 days of the year and 24 hours of the day to deal with routine or emergency procedures on your farm.


Contact the practice directly to call on our farm vet team 24 hrs a day.

Dalston 01228 710208

Newbiggin 01768 483789

Routine Services

Our vets carry out routine farm work to keep livestock healthy and productive which supports farm profitability for our clients


At Paragon Farm we offer a wide range of farmer courses including: Cattle AI, Mastering Medicines, Milksure Training, Lambing and Foot Trimming

Vet Tech

Our farm clinical vets are supported by three vet techs who offer services including: stress free disbudding, calf weighing, calf vaccinations, mobility scoring and TB paperwork support


Our clinical vet team offer overseas dairy consultancy services for farms in Europe, Middle East and Africa.  Paragon is also a founder member of VetSalus, a global network of veterinary consultants.  

Agricultural Shows

The Paragon Farm team frequently support local and national shows and events through trade stands and sponsorship of classes


The Paragon Farm Team has a wide network of affiliated organisations from across the agricultural sector  

Meet the Team

Meet our dedicated farm team who work out of our Dalston and Newbiggin practices and find out more in our Newsletters

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Carlisle House

Our Carlisle House surgery is located in the idilic village of Dalston, just on the outskirts of the great border city of Carlisle. Serving the local community and surrounding areas, Carlisle House has recently‚Ä© been refurbished and offers a wide range of facilities.

  • A recently built veterinary hospital
  • Spacious waiting area
  • Diagnostic and imaging suites
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Townhead Farm

Townhead Veterinary Centre at Newbiggin is continuing to develop in all areas. The small animal facilities are constantly evolving, and we offer a complete range of services in a friendly and professional environment.

  • Equine, large animal, advanced breeding and small animal facilities
  • In-patient housing for all species
  • Diagnostic and examination areas
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