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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

How to check if your pet’s weight is correct

Just as for us, being overweight can be a problem for our pets. In pets obesity is defined as being more than 30% above their ideal bodyweight and according to the Association of Pet Obesity Prevention, in 2018 approximately 59% of cats and 55% of dogs were overweight...

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Cockburn Vets at BSAVA Congress 2019

As veterinary nurses, we are used to early starts, even on the weekends! 5am wake ups seem a little better when you know you have an exciting day ahead of you. Alison, Maxine and I all gathered in the car for the road trip to Birmingham ICC. It had been a few years...

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The Potential Impact of Brexit on the Pet Travel Scheme

Currently dogs, cats and ferrets, which are pets, travel to Europe and back using the Pet Travel Scheme. Brexit means the rule which govern this may change. If the UK leaves the EU on the recently agreed date of 11th April 2019 WITHOUT a deal we may be treated as an...

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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

Get in Touch

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