ALERT: 
  We are seeing lots of pets with fleas, see below for how to best get rid of them

Our Facilities

  • We are one of only three veterinary hospitals in Derbyshire
  • Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons 'Practice Standards' Scheme, as a 'veterinary hospital'
  • Purpose-built building 
  • Won the 2002 National Practice Design competition
  • Large car park 
  • Fully air-conditioned 
  • Non-slip flooring throughout
  • Large waiting room with separate cat and dog waiting area
  • Informative TV presentations in the waiting room with ‘cartoon’ characters used, providing help and advice
  • Six consultation rooms with disabled access


  • Well equipped in-house laboratory
  • Large separate dog and cat wards. 


  • Each cat kennel is glass-fronted and individually heated
  • Isolation Kennels to isolate animals with infectious diseases
  • Three operating theatres - all have positive pressure ventilation (to minimise air contamination during surgery), heated operating tables, specialist theatre lights and anaesthetic monitoring equipment
  • Modern high power X-ray machine with digital X-ray processor
  • State-of-the-art ultrasound scanner and ECG machine
  • 24 hour heart monitor
  • Video endoscope system. This can be used for flexible endoscopy of bowel or airways, or rigid endoscopy of the nose, bladder, ears etc. We also have a laparoscopy system for performing keyhole surgery for eg. neutering bitches, liver biopsies.
  • Dedicated dentistry room

Having Trouble with Fleas?

Having Trouble with Fleas?

We are seeing high numbers of pets with fleas, some having been treated with well known flea products. Please click the photo for more information about fleas, and the newer flea control products now available.

Pet Plan Awards

Pet Plan Awards

Pet Plan Award nominations are now open! Have our vets, nurses or receptionists gone above and beyond to help you or your pet? If so, you can nominate them for a Pet Plan Award. Click on the image above for more details. The closing date is 12th January

Cat Friendly Clinic

Cat Friendly Clinic

We are one of only four practices in Derbyshire recognised by the ISFM (International Society of Feline Medicine) as being a Cat Friendly Practice. Click on the image for more information

Reverse Sneezing

Reverse Sneezing

Does your dog make a weird snorting choking sound sometimes? It could be Reverse Sneezing. Click on the photo for more information