Our friendly team of experienced professionals are here to help you keep your pets happy and healthy.

We understand that your pets are part of your family and that their health and well-being are very important to you. We aim to give you the best possible advice.

Please click on the links to find out more about our comprehensive range of services.


Acupuncture Daventry Veterinary Clinic offers acupuncture treatment for dogs and cats. “Acupuncture involves the insertion of very fine sterile disposable needles into certain places on the body for therapy.” It can be used to treat osteoarthritis, back pain, lick granulomas and other conditions. If acupuncture is recommended for your pet, it will usually be for... Read more »


Behaviour Sometimes dogs and cats develop behavioural problems that are frustrating to deal with and can interfere with the enjoyment of owning a pet. All our vets and nurses can give you very good basic advice about behaviour but some pets may need a little bit more help and for those we are happy to... Read more »

Dentistry/digital dental x-rays

Dentistry Cats and dogs: an overview Dental disease is very common in both cats and dogs. It most commonly causes the following symptoms: Changes in behaviour (e.g. not playing as much, being ‘quieter’, feeling ‘grumpy’) Pain Red gums Bad breath Feeling of tiredness/slowing down (often mistaken for signs of ageing) Dental disease can cause problems with eating... Read more »

Digital x-ray

Digital x-ray Radiography Daventry Veterinary Clinic has two X-ray machines: a standard machine a specialised dental X-ray machine Very small films are used for dental radiography and it is especially useful for looking at the roots of teeth. Ultrasound Ultrasound can be used to investigate many conditions. One of the advantages of ultrasound scanning is... Read more »

Parasite prevention

Parasite prevention Fleas are the most common external parasite found on pets. Flea bites cause intense itching which can lead to hair loss and inflammation of the skin. What should you use? There are now a wide variety of flea prevention products available from many sources. Many of these products are very effective, however some... Read more »

Home visits

Home visits We can arrange to visit your pet at home. Home visits normally take place on weekdays in the late morning or early afternoon. One of the Veterinary Surgeons will come to your house, accompanied by one of the Veterinary Nurses. We do advise that if your pet is unwell then it is much... Read more »

Laboratory services

Laboratory services Most of our laboratory work is carried out by a local veterinary laboratory who provide a daily courier collection service so we can get results back quickly. We have in-house facilities for blood tests on urgent cases, blood glucose levels, urine tests and microscopy for skin and ear samples.


Microchipping Dogs It is compulsory for dogs to be fitted with a microchip by the time they are 8 weeks old. You are responsible for keeping your dogs microchip information up to date. You should ask for proof a microchip has been fitted before buying a puppy or dog. You can ask to see any... Read more »


Neutering If you are not intending to breed from your pet then having him or her neutered is the responsible thing to do. Over the last few years there has been a rise in the number of abandoned pets (thought likely to reflect the economic situation). Rescue and rehoming centres are currently all full to... Read more »

Pet Gallery

Pet Gallery Rex This is Rex he is a pet who's photo has been uploaded to the photo gallery. 🙂 Rex This is Rex he is a pet who's photo has been uploaded to the photo gallery. 🙂 Rex This is Rex he is a pet who's photo has been uploaded to the photo gallery.... Read more »

Nurse clinics

Nurse clinics All our nurses are qualified, registered Veterinary Nurses. Between them they have a wealth of experience and knowledge about all aspects of pet health care. Our nurses run clinics with appointments throughout the day and on Saturday mornings. Here are some of the things you might come and see our nurses for: Weight... Read more »

Pet care plan

Pet care plan Daventry Veterinary Clinic’s Pet Care Plan and discount scheme Allows you to spread the cost of routine health checks, vaccines, flea, tick and worm control throughout the year with simple monthly installments. Saves you money on routine healthcare and preventative treatments. Gives you discounts on all other products and services. What’s included?... Read more »

Pet foods

Pet foods We can supply you with a wide range of pet foods and prescription diets. We keep a relatively small stock at the surgery so we recommend you order any pet food you may request either via telephone or online via our repeat prescription form.

Pet health insurance

Pet health insurance Daventry Veterinary Clinic strongly supports the principle of insuring your pet against unexpected illness or accidents. Please ask for details about insurance from any member of staff. We are an Appointed Representative of Pet Plan Ltd and are authorised to give specific advice on their policies.

Pet passports & exports

Pet passports & exports The Pet Travel Scheme A pet passport will allow your dog or cat to travel to countries that are members of the European Union and certain other countries and return to the UK without having to stay in quarantine. The countries participating in the scheme can change and some countries have... Read more »


Physiotherapy We are pleased to be able to offer referral to Esther O’Driscoll who is a qualifed Animal Physiotherapist. Physiotherapy can help pets who are: Recovering from surgery or injury Limping, stiff or reluctant to exercise Overweight Older and suffering from arthritis For further information please visit

Surgical procedures

Surgical procedures We have a fully equipped sterile operating theatre and perform a range of surgical procedures such as neutering, lump removals and wound repairs on a daily basis. We usually recommend referral to vets with further qualifications in orthopaedics for conditions such as fracture repairs or joint replacements.

The loss of a pet

The loss of a pet Saying goodbye Making the decision to say Goodbye to a beloved pet is never easy. Here at Daventry Veterinary Clinic we will always do our very best to make sure we treat you, your pet and your family with care and compassion at this difficult time. If you think it... Read more »


Vaccinations Dogs Which diseases do we routinely vaccinate against? Canine Parvovirus: A very nasty viral disease causing severe vomitting and diarrhoea. Still occurs in pockets throughout the UK. Usually fatal. Canine Distemper (Hardpad): Another severe, usually fatal disease. Rare in the UK in recent years due to vaccination Infectious Hepatitis: Still exists in the UK, although now rare... Read more »


Worming Dogs Roundworms (Toxocara species) Worming against roundworms in puppies should start at 2 weeks of age and continue regularly until the pups are 12 weeks old. Pups pick up infection directly from their mothers and via the mother’s milk. Heavy roundworm infections in pups can cause obstruction of the bowel and failure to gain... Read more »

Lost Friends

Lost Friends In memory of pets we have known and loved  Rex This is Rex he is a pet who's photo has been uploaded to the photo gallery. 🙂 Rex This is Rex he is a pet who's photo has been uploaded to the photo gallery. 🙂 Rex This is Rex he is a pet... Read more »


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Hospitalisation If your pet is unwell and needs to stay at the surgery for medical treatment we take every care to make sure his or her stay with us is as comfortable as possible. Our team of experienced Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Nurses will always keep you updated about your pet’s condition and one of... Read more »