Saint Leonard patient: Mike Shardlow, photo taken by Tom Shardlow

  • Meet the team

    Friendliness, compassion, kindness and caring meets experience and knowledge, and creates a truly unique and amazing team. Find out more about the individual members of our team.

  • Latest news

    SLVC becomes a Nurse Training Practice: We are now an accredited Training Practice of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, meaning we are able to train student Veterinary Nurses. Emma, who has been with us for 12 months now as a veterinary care assistant has taken...

  • Special offers

    Check out our latest special offers including budget home visits on Thursdays and reduced price vaccinations when joining our gold plan healthy pet club.

  • Surgical excellence

    A combination of fantastic facilities and experienced vets mean various complicated orthopaedic and soft tissue procedures can be carried out in house without referral.

  • Facilities

    Our state of the art equipment and facilities including digital x-ray, high powered ultrasound and in house blood machines mean your pet can be diagnosed and treated quickly and efficiently.

  • Testimonials

    For the opinions that really matter take a look at what our clients have to say about us...

  • Help sheets

    Although we are always available to talk to you about any problem your pet may have, we have provided links to a few help sheets which we hope you find useful.

  • Pet of the month

    Pets are brave and never dwell in the past making them fantastic patients. The pet we feel demonstrates this most we name pet of the month.

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Established for over 70 years we are a small animal practice centrally located in Derby. We pride ourselves on providing an individual and personable service, with state of the art equipment and experienced, compassionate staff.Click here to find out more

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