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Advanced Treatments, Traditional Care

Cockburn has set the standard in expert, independent pet care for generations of clients across North West Leicestershire for over 80 years.

Today our Coalville animal surgery blends the latest clinical techniques with round-the-clock care and friendly, ethical advice you can always trust.

It’s about experience…

Your pet is part of your family and your vet should always be a familiar face. You can rely on the right treatment that’s sensibly priced and never more than your pet companion needs.

Healthy Paws Club

Find out more about our worry-free preventative healthcare schemes for dogs, cats and rabbits…

In An Emergency

Your companion animal is in safe hands and it’s reassuring to know you can turn to a local vet who knows…

Nursing Services



Services & Facilities

From animal ultrasound and animal radiography to pet vaccinations, pet boosters and the latest non-invasive, keyhole laparoscopic veterinary surgery techniques for many treatments – including keyhole spaying – our services are vet-administered for total peace of mind. We are regulated and inspected by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS), achieving accreditation through the RCVS Practice Standards Schemes which aims to promote and maintain the highest standards of clinical and ethical care.”.

From the Blog

Keeping your pets safe this Christmas

Christmas is a wonderful time of the year with lots of lovely goodies to enjoy, but did you know that some of the things we enjoy most can pose dangers to our furry friends. So, here are some hints to help keep them safe.   Chocolate and pets this Christmas Dark...

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It’s winter; do I still need to treat my pet for fleas?

As we snuggle up on the cold, winter nights and turn up our central heating, we may be surprised to find a problem with fleas. This is because low levels of fleas on our pets can remain undetected and infest our homes. Each adult female flea can lay up to 20 eggs per...

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Helping your pets to cope with the hot weather

It is important to keep your pet cool during hot weather to help prevent heat stroke and dehydration. These conditions, sadly, can make your pet seriously ill and can even prove fatal. Just as with people, the very young and the old, together with ill animals are most...

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“With friendly and helpful receptionists and caring, empathetic professional nurses and vets, I have found that the people at this practice are not only concerned with the welfare of their animal patients but also with the feelings of their owners.

The practice is owned by Veterinary Surgeon Diane Storer who in my experience goes ‘above and beyond’ for both the pets and their owners.

Diane keeps up to date with the latest treatments, techniques and medicines and takes time to explain details and options and answer any questions you may have. She has treated several of my cats and has been treating my Angel long term. Her expertise and surgical skills have, in a couple of cases, given my cats several more years to share our love and time together, which on hearing the initial diagnosis, I would never have thought possible.”

Jean & Bob Redfern - October 2018

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Surgery Hours

Monday to Friday
8.40am - 1.00pm

2.00pm - 7.00pm (Monday & Friday)
2.00pm - 8.00pm (Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday)

8.30am - 1pm
Please make an appointment

Please note that we are closed on bank holidays but have our normal emergency service provision.

100 London Road, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 3JD