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Fish farms Fish farms Fish farming remains important within the Shetland economy and Shetland Vets provides veterinary services to the local aquaculture industry, with the help of David Sutherland, a vet with a Post-Graduate MSc qualification in Aquatic Veterinary Studies.

  • Routine health monitoring and reporting
  • Emergency visits anywhere in Shetland
  • Diagnostic service with in-house bacteriology.
  • Sampling for histology, virology, blood testing and water quality (including algae and jellyfish)
  • Lice counts
  • Bioassay to assess effectiveness of treatment
  • Staff training in health aspects of aquaculture
  • Reporting to insurance companies
  • Supply of medicines, anaesthetics and disinfectants


Contact Us

Please contact Shetland Vets if there is anything we might be able to do to help you

Out of hours emergency? Please telephone 01595 810456