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How do I find a vet near me? Top tips to help you choose a local vet

Welcoming a new pet to your home is an exciting time – and you’ll want to make sure you pick the right vet who’ll be on hand with information, advice and treatment whenever you need it. Or perhaps you’ve moved to a new area, and you don’t know which vet to choose.

Here are our top tips to help you find your nearest vet.

Help me choose a vet near me

Whatever your circumstances, when you’re looking for trusted veterinary care for your pet it’s vital to make the right choice.

Choosing a vet that’s local to your home makes life easier when you need to take your pet for vaccinations, treatment, or just a routine check. Google – or your preferred internet search engine – is a great place to start. A quick online search will provide the names, contact details and locations of all vets near you.

Find your nearest vet

If you need advice, treatment or care for your pet – or you just want to get them registered so you have a trusted vet on hand when you need them – enter your postcode on our Find a Vet page find your nearest friendly, expert veterinary service (the search facility works best when you have location services switched on in your internet browser).

Ask friends and colleagues for recommendations

Much the same as when you need a plumber or decorator, your friends, family and colleagues are sure to have recommendations of local vet services they trust. Just ask.

Check ratings and reviews online using Google (or your preferred search platform). You may want to visit a few different practices to see for yourself how friendly, helpful and knowledgeable the staff are before you make your final choice. After all, your pet’s wellbeing is at stake, so it’s vital to choose the right vet.

Whatever your circumstances, when you’re looking for trusted veterinary care for your pet it’s vital to make the right choice.”

Looking for a local vet?

All our friendly, knowledgeable vets and vet nurses are fully trained in pet care, and sure to put your mind at rest when you have concerns about your pet’s health and wellbeing.

Our local vets also give clients access to 24/7 care, providing treatment and care for your pet outside of normal office opening hours should your pet have an accident or become ill, and need emergency medication or treatment.

Need care, treatment or advice for your pet?

Our vets treat thousands of family pets every year. Our friendly, expert vets and vet nurses are on hand with advice and information when you need us most.

To find your local vet or pet clinic, use our Find a Vet page, where you can search from over 600 vets and get in touch – they’ll be happy to help.