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Welcome to Vetcare Ltd

A dedicated small animal companion care Veterinary Practice

Vetcare Ltd is dedicated to the treatment and welfare of small animals across Lancashire & Cheshire. Our team of Vets provide a sensitive, competitively priced, approachable service for animals and pets from our veterinary practices in Leigh, Bolton, Hindley and Sale.

Autumn News

The leaves are falling and Christmas and New Year are approaching! Our Autumn Newsletter is all about common ailments in your pets - especially as they approach their more senior years. We have a host of special offers on preventative health products and treatments for certain conditions. We also discuss SUPPLEMENTS that are available for your pets and have special offers on every supplement that the Practice stocks. 

We will only recommend supplements if they are necessary and also be certain that our range is very pure, effective and reasonably priced. 

Fireworks and Noise Phobias

It is estimated that about 50% of dogs suffer from noise phobias - many all year round but especially at bonfire night time. Our Bonfire Newsletter has lots of information about bonfire and firework safety for your pets and wildlife. It also explains noise phobias and gives lots of advice on what you can do for your pet to be helpful and everything that we have available to support your dog and cat on 5th November and also to deal with noise phobias during the rest of the year. 

Some pets suffer more than others so there isn't a 'one drug suits all' solution. We will tailor the best regime we think possible for your pet using combinations of medicines, herbal treatments and behavioural advice. We do have medicines that you can pick up at the last minute should they be required but it is far better to plan for noisy events several weeks in advance. Give us a ring....

Health - preventive medicine and ultimate pet care

We have a host of 

We hope that you will be pleased with the range of Special Offers and treatments we will be offering this Autumn Including:

  • Free Nurse Club Appointments
  • Discounts on all supplements for healthy pets
  • Discounts on our range of Flea and Worm products
  • FREE Flea and Worm health checks and advice
  • FREE treatments for the first month for pets with suspected dementia
  • Thirsty pet? -Urine analysis and specific gravity measurement for just £5 
  • VetComplex Diet loyalty scheme offer with FREE samples available
  • 4 Weeks Free Insurance with Petplan
  • 10% off all long term medications


See our Competition Page to win prizes. Currently we are offering prizes to clients from each of our surgeries just for writing us a review or a short piece for our testimonials page. £25 credit to the lucky people drawn. 

 Nurse Clubs

Our Qualified Nurses run free clubs all year round, helping you provide the best possible care:

  • Puppy, Kitten and Junior Clubs
  • Dental Club
  • Weight Club (Pet Fit Club)
  • Rabbit Club 
  • Senior Club (A popular 'well pet club')
  • Diabetic Club

Club of the Month - October 2014: Senior Pet Club

Caring for your senior pet can be very different from caring for the young. There are many disorders that your pets can develop as they age. Some of these will have obvious symptoms and some more subtle. At the Senior Pet Club you will receive lots of advice on caring for your pet as they age, what to look out for and what you and we can do to help your pet with age related problems. You will also receive a FREE book supporting everything that is discussed and FREE samples of products / diets etc. that we recommend.

The questionnaire you complete before your appointment will give us lots of information and we will also offer you heavily discounted blood and urine tests as part of the package. All a bit like going to a 'well woman' or 'well man' clinicat your GPs.

Nutrition and Vet Complex Diet

For the optimal health of your dog, cat, puppy or kitten we stock the full Virbac VetComplex Range of diets. In our opinion this food is better than any other pet food; nutritionally better, superiorly manufactured and amazing value for money. What you feed your pet is the most important thing that contributes to their health, beyond lifestyle and preventative health.You probably take a lot of care with what you eat - why not give the same consideration to your pets?

Vet Complex costs about 25% less per day to feed than the best diets sold is Pet Shops and we have a great LOYALTY SCHEME  - for every 5 bags purchased get the 6th same sized bag of the same diet FREE OF CHARGE. This represents a further 17% saving. 

Just call in to find out more or take some away. We have FREE samples if you need to try Vet Complex before you buy and offer a full refund palatability guarantee. Our staff feed Vet Complex to their Pets!

Choosing the correct pet food for your pet taking into account its age, weight, breed, lifestyle and any medical conditions can be like traversing a minefield. We are here to help offer professional dietary advice. Please take advantage of this. 

October 2014 Star Patient

Lotty is a much loved pet with fabulous owners who care for her very much. She came to see us mainly because she had been drinking more than usual. We carried out various tests involving taking blood samples (including one after a McDonald's breakfast) and a biopsy to diagnose her problem and put her on the correct treatment. If your dog or cat is doing something different contact us sooner rather than later to give us the best opportunity of treating them. 

Whenever we have an interesting or special case we will try and make then 'famous' by publishing their story on these pages. If you think your pet has had heroic treatment or surgery, made a dramatic recovery, or has any other type of special story that may be of interest to others then please let us know. We will do our best to publish it.

Many of these stories highlight important issues that you should consider for your own pet's health and well-being.For example you make think again about insuring your pet when you have seen some of the problems that can easily occur. 

Read the full range of interesting 'Star' animals

The Star Patients offer you a behind the scenes glimpse of life on the other side of the counter, with really interesting, challenging or special cases that show you not only what we can do, but also how our Practice is able to give you peace of mind and care at the times when you need it most. 

As well as submitting STAR Patient Stories which you can do by email we would really appreciate it if you could leave us a REVIEW of the treatment you have received at Vetcare. 

Help, Support and Webshop

Some of the most important things that you do for your pet are:

  • Choosing an appropriate diet for their time of life,
  • Having a safe, cost effective, efficacious and all encompassing preventive health program (disease prevention, worming and flea control),
  • Paying regular attention to dental hygiene,
  • Ensuring they have an Identification Microchip fitted,
  • Choosing an appropriate Insurance Policy,
  • Neutering.

Our staff are all at the end of a telephone or email; all highly trained, friendly and there to help you do right by your pet; to help keep them in tip-top condition. Don't hesitate to contact us should you need advice and support.