We pride ourselves on being a small, family owned practice that ensures consistency and a personal touch to your pet’s treatment. Clients become friends and pets are treated as though they are our own.

 We endeavour to deliver clinical standards that are up-to-date and of the highest order in both medicine and surgery. Our nurses are dedicated and extremely friendly and helpful. We also focus on holistic treatment and always try to promote preventative measures, to ensure your pet’s healthy living. Free advice can be offered by our nurses on flea and worm prevention, dental care, diets and most behavioural issues.

Our holistic approach means that we treat the whole patient, taking into account your pet’s general quality of life, rather than just the symptoms of the disease or ailment. This should not be confused with Homeopathy.

In September we have FREE senior pet consultations with a nurse which includes health check, blood pressure check and urine dipstick analysis. Please bring you pet’s urine sample with you in a clean container or you can collect a sample jar beforehand!

Plus 10% discount on Joint supplements with an extra 5% discount for our Health Plan Members.

Hello, I’m Duncan MacWhirter, vet and practice owner at Roborough Vet.

Along with my wife Hazel and our wonderful practice team, I’d like to welcome you to Roborough Vet. In a world where bigger isn’t always better, I like to think our practice offers something special.

We always take the time to get to know our clients and their pets and work with you to make sure they stay happy and healthy. Come to Roborough Vet – arrive as a client, leave as a friend.

Emergency

If you have a veterinary emergency outside of our opening times, please telephone Woodlands Vets of 1 Burnett Road, Plymouth PL6 5BH on 01752 700 600.

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday: 8:30am – 6:00pm
Saturday: 8:30am – 12:30pm
Sunday: Closed

Contact us

The Old Forge House,
18 Tavistock Road,
Plymouth PL6 7BB
Telephone 01752 779 999

WHY CHOOSE US?

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  • We’re an RCVS accredited practice with nurse training status which means we’ve achieved the highest professional standards.

  • You’ll get personal attention from our vet and practice owner, Duncan, and our small team of registered veterinary nurses ensuring you and your pet receive a consistent service based on trust and familiarity.

  • We have all the equipment you’d expect to be able to identify and treat your pet’s health problems. The investments we’ve made in our clinic are an investment in your pet’s health.

If you’d like send us a message, please complete the form below and we’ll be in touch.

In the event of a veterinary emergency, or if you require urgent advice, please do NOT use this form but instead call us on 01752 779 999. We aim to respond to messages as soon as possible but please allow up to 48 hours.

Here’s what people say about us:

All staff are friendly & helpful. Duncan is honest about health issues and explains the problem so you can understand.

Diane Pulford

The best vet in Plymouth by far and the whole staff work so well as a team. Highly recommended.

Lyn Tremaine

Great vets with great staff, really friendly and professional, would highly recommend.

Martyne Johnson

LATEST NEWS

Senior Pet Month

This month we’re talking about the health of older pets. Here are a few things to think about if you have an older pet. As vets, we tend to consider that cats and dogs become senior around the age of 8, but of course our pets are likely to age at different rates and may be affected differently by the ageing process.

Have you entered our Summer Photo competition?

We hope you’ve been enjoying the Summer this year! The hot weather brings a few challenges when it comes to keeping our pets happy and healthy…and cool! But it’s also a great time to enjoy spending with our pets… and getting some photos of them too!

Lumps and Bumps

Most pet owners will worry if they see a lump or bump on their pet. Not all lumps will be sinister, but it’s always important to get any lump, however small, checked out…