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DOVECOTE VETERINARY HOSPITAL

Located in Castle Donington, we provide both a general practice service for our local clients and a referral service for vets and pets throughout the Midlands. Working in purpose built premises; we offer state of the art facilities and gold standard care.

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WE ARE DOVECOTE

We achieved hospital status in 1995 and have a large team of dedicated staff, and extensive facilities in order to offer caring and comprehensive services to both referring vets and pet owners alike.

State-of-the-art digital imaging facilities: digital X-ray, MRI and CT scanning machines are all right here on site.

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Total healthcare for your pet

We offer total healthcare for your pet with our phones answered 24-hours a day.

WHERE ARE WE?

CASTLE DONINGTON

Why Choose Dovecote?

Veterinary professionals

Dovecote is accredited as a veterinary hospital under the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Practice Standards scheme. This means that our facilities and standards fulfil the highest criteria and you can be assured that you and your pet will always receive the highest standards of care.

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Nottingham School of Veterinary Medicine

We are proud to be a Clinical Associate Practice to the Nottingham University School of Veterinary Medicine.

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Where are we?

Based in the Midlands

From the north (M1 J24A), south (M1 J24 or A6 to J24) or east (via Nottingham) – A453 to J24:

Take the A50 signposted Stoke on Trent and Derby. At Junction 1 (the first large junction with a roundabout over the road) take the second exit to Castle Donington on the B6540. Follow this road into the village, taking the first exit from both of the two small roundabouts you will come to. Continue through the village until you come to a set of traffic lights. The Manor Hotel is on your left. Turn left at the traffic lights, into Delven Lane. Take the second right turn, at the top of the hill, into a service road which leads into our car park.

From the north and west (A50):

Leave the A50 at J1 (B6540) and take the last exit from the roundabout, to Castle Donington on the B6540. Follow this road into the village, taking the first exit from both of the two small roundabouts you will come to. Continue through the village until you come to a set of traffic lights. The Manor Hotel is on your left. Turn left at the traffic lights, into Delven Lane. Take the second right turn, at the top of the hill, into a service road which leads into our car park.

From the south and west (M42, A42):

Leave the A42 at J14 and turn left onto the A453 (signposted East Midlands Airport). Follow the A453 past Donington Park racecourse and turn left at the traffic lights. Take the first exit from the roundabout and follow the road through Castle Donington until you come to another set of traffic lights. The bus station is on your right. Turn right into Delven Lane. Take the second right turn, at the top of the hill, into a service road which leads into our car park.

Ample car parking on site with level access to the hospital.

Dovecote Veterinary Hospital 5 Delven Lane Castle Donington Derby DE74 2LJ

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Clients have said
  • Thank you so much for looking after our precious little Holly, and for looking after us too!’

  • To all the wonderful staff who managed to fix my wonderful, wappy dog!’

  • To Mark, nurses and all support staff.  Thank you so much for everything and looking after our little Obi’

  • ‘Thank you all for looking after Bailey and taking such good care of him.’

  • ‘Bruce and all the team, we just want to say thank you so much for all the love and care over the years’

  • We would like to thank everyone at Dovecote for their help and support, especially Shirley who was always available when needed.

  • ‘Whether making an appointment, seeing (in our case Naomi) we have been made to feel very welcome and part of the Dovecote family’

  • To Rob White and the team at Dovecote, Alfie is doing absolutely brilliant” He is now back to the cheeky little chap he once was’

  • ‘Thank you to the nurse who looked after Juno so well during her weekend stay at Dovecote’.

  • ‘Jed is so well cared for at Dovecote and all his aunties on reception give him so much love.’