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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 in Lancashire & Cheshire. Our team of Vets provide a sensitive, competitively priced, approachable service for animals and pets at our veterinary practices in Leigh, Bolton, Hindley and Sale.

Christmas 2016

A very merry Festive Season to all our furry clients and their owners. We hope you have a really excellent holiday time and look forward to seeing you on your next trip into the Practice. This time of year is for family and celebration but remember safety for your pets over Christmas. Our Christmas Newsletter is full of tips and offers to help you at this time of year.It also gives us an excellent opportunity to thank you all for the custom you have given us.

Also remember that many pets have severe anxiety reactions to some sounds, to the extent that our Veterinary Nurses have started a new Club for you to fetch your pets to - the SCARY SOUNDS CLUB.  Be assured that there is much they can do to help. This is particularly relevant around New Years Eve when people are letting off fireworks again.  Contact your nearest Vetcare branch to make an appointment or discuss further.

Our Autumn Newsletter is still available - find out the latest practice news, the range of special offers we have available and learn all about our new Veterinary Hyperpremium (HPM) diet range for dogs and cats. Also learn about the latest innovations in preventive health, for worming and flea control.

You can now register online or make enquiries through this website. You can also arrange appointments and order repeat prescriptions too.

Nurse Club of the Month - December 2016: Senior Club

This December we are focussing on our SENIOR PET CLUB. It is astounding, the amount we can do to identify problems and assist your pets in their twylight years. Arthritis, kidney health, senility, appropriate diet, hyperthyroidism, diabetes, and many more age related problems are very treatable. Book your FREE appointment now, and remember to bring a urine sample for us to test.

Our Nurses run Clubs for new Puppies, Rabbits, Overweight Pets, an Arthritis Club, a Dental Club, Junior and Senior Pet Clubs,the Scary Sounds Club, a Diabetes Club, and a Small Furry Club. They are all FREE OF CHARGE. Ring or Email for an appointment to book any of these.

If you have children, for you to bring them along too. Each pet will go home with a FREE Goody Bag. We have a whole range of special offers for new kittens and puppies including free initial worming, 4 weeks FREE insurance with Pet Plan (once the vet has certified your new pet to be heatlhy) and microchips are also on offer at only £12.50. We also have specialist pet food.

Veterinary HPM Diet

For the optimal health of your dog, cat, puppy or kitten we stock the full Virbac Veterinary HPM 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?

Veterinary HPM costs about 20% less per day to feed than the best diets sold in 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. And for new Puppies and Kittens - Buy your first bag (400g bag for kittens and 1.5 kg or 3 kg bag for puppies) - and receive your second same sized bag FREE OF CHARGE

The entire range comes with a palatability guarantee. Make a FREE appointment to see one of our Registered Veterinary Nurses to find out more.

Informative image: Client Care ManagerStaff News

Laura Mason joined our Client Care Manager team at the Leigh Surgery in November and we offer her a really great welcome to Vetcare. She has slipped into her new role exceptionally well and has already built some great rapport amongst staff and clients alike.

We are busy recruiting another two Veterinary Surgeons to join the team and we hope to be fully staffed with Vets early in the New Year.

We are also recruiting another Registered Veterinary Nurse to join the Sale Team. All of our Nurses are Qualified and Registered with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. This is really important for the well being of your pets and the quality of advice you are offered. 

Watch this space to find out more about staff news and check regularly to see what employment opportunities we have. If you are interested in a Veterinary Career find out more on the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons website

Star Patient December 2016 - Ben

Ben has a very special story, and his lovely owners asked us to publish it for him. Ben's story started one day when his owners felt some abnormal lumps in his throat. They weren't painful or causing Ben any problem, so the owners were shocked to find out that Ben had a high grade form of cancer. Without treatment we wouldn't have long with Ben, but his story is happier than that.

It is amazing what a difference we can make with some of the most life threatening conditions. With some though, it needs both patience and understanding from the owners. More importantly any treatment plan we embark on must help our patients maintain an excellent quality of life.

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, or if you have another interesting tale to tell, then let us know

Backhome Microchips

From April 2016 it became compulsory for all dogs to be fitted with a microchip. There are many good reasons to have this done - to help you find your lost pet, prove that they are yours and for the Pet Travel Scheme.

We can chip dogs, cats, rabbits, tortoises, larger birds - in fact most pets. So what are you waiting for - come and have your Backhome, Biotec Microchip fitted for only £12.50. Call to make an appointment with the Nurse or ask the Vet when you are next at the Surgery. It is a simple and relatively painless procedure that affords your much peace of mind.