Why Choose Our Veterinary Practice
Our veterinary practice was opened in 1987 by Gerald Valentine (having moved from his previous surgery in Heywood to the more spacious facilities here in Castleton).
The partnership offers you over 60 years of veterinary experience with the emphasis on good communication and a caring attitude. Our Practice is committed to providing the highest levels of care to our patients and owners alike.
Our team of dedicated and highly-skilled Vets, Nurses & receptionists are all passionate about animals and know that your pet is an important member of the family.
The practice deals with all aspects of small animal veterinary medicine and surgery at a well equipped, convenient site.
- Experienced professional staff
- Dedicated operating theatre
- X-ray and ultrasound facilities
- Dental facilities
- In-house blood testing
- Hygienic and comfortable kennels
- Separate cat ward
- Isolation ward for infectious animals
- Identity microchipping
- Pet passports arranged
- Large adjacent car park
- Stockists of James Wellbeloved pet foods
The vast majority of animals’ problems can be investigated and treated within the practice. In the rare cases, where it is needed, we have excellent connections with experts in all specialities - for example orthopaedic, ophthalmology, cardiac and neurology. We would not hesitate to set up a referral for your animal if it was needed.