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Berks

Bruce Maclean BSc, BVM&S, MRCVS
Abbey Veterinary Group
62 London Road
Reading, Berks
RG1 5AS, U.K.
Tel: 07754 125302
Fax: 0870 7058961
[Website]
Comments:
SB - Really excellent supportive vet (2/3/2003)

Cambridgeshire

Simon Shore
Ash Croft Veterinary Surgery
169, St Neots Road - Hardwick
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 7QJ
Tel: 01954 210250
Consultations by appointment only.
Comments:
CJ - Very helpful when I had problems with one of my beardies. Knowledgeable and very nice (03/17/01)

Cleveland

Jacqui Paterson
Veterinary Surgery
4-6 Lyttleton Drive
Stockton On Tees, Cleveland TS18 5LE
Tel: 01642 587777
Comments:
JG - An excellent vet in regards reptiles and uses the latest equipment & techniques including Acupuncture. (04/27/02)

Gwent

Katherine Heathcote BVM&S
Budget Vets
21 Malpas Road
Newport, Gwent, NP20 5PB
Tel: 01633 855825
[Website]
Comments:
  • SD - Mrs Heathcote is the Vet for the Exotic Animal Welfare Trust in county Durham. Has treated many rescued reptiles as the Exotic animal Welfare Trust's(A registered charity) Veterinarian (07/14/03)
  • SD - Mrs Heathcote has examined Water Snakes, Garter Snakes, Solomon Island Ground Boas, Dumerils Boas, Hognose for me and has shown an interest in the herps husbandry as well as just the medical problems. (01/08/04)
  • HVC Note: Vet information updated. (03/23/07)

    Lancashire

    Aidan Raftery, MVB CertZooMed MRCVS
    Ashleigh Veterinary Centre
    221, Upper Chorlton Rd Whaley Range
    Manchester, Lancashire M16 0DE
    Tel: 0161 881 6868
    Fax: 0161 860 5047
    Comments:
    Ist opinion and referral service in reptile medicine by veterinarians who are board certified in zoological medicine by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. My best source of reliable information. (02/18/02)

    Shaw & Manning, MRCVS
    Hillcrest Animal Hospital
    Water St
    Chorley, Lancashire PR7 1EX
    Tel: 01257 262448 (country code 44)
    Comments:
    WR: The Vet was used to amputate a gangrenous tail section from an adult male Iguana, which was carried out in a satisfactory manner (03/28/01)

    Ian Mostyn BVM&S CertZooMed MRCVS
    Gillian Mostyn BVM&S MRCVS
    Pennine Vets
    1 Bury Road, Tottington
    Bury, Lancashire BL8 3HD
    Tel: (01204) 886655
    Fax: (01204) 880077
    [Website]
    Comments:
    DP - An excellent practice, specialising in reptiles birds and amphibians, as well as small animal surgery. Run by husband and wife team Iain and Gillian Mostyn. They don't cost the earth, which is surprising as Iain Mostyn has passed the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Certificate of Zoological Medicine. Ian is one of only about 30 vets in the country with this qualification. Exeptionally knowledgable about reptiles. Given excellent advice regarding my 2 bearded dragons. (04/04/04)

    Siuna Ann Reid
    The Veterinary Health Centre Ltd
    4 Greenways, Lytham
    St Annes, Lancashire, FY8 3LY
    Tel: 01253 729 309
    Fax: 01253 789051
    [Website]
    Comments:

  • Cater fully for all domestic reptiles and birds. Vet self-recommended (07/21/07)

    London

    Joanna Hedley BVM& S MRCVS
    William Justice BVSc MRCVS MSc Wild Animal Health
    Barrier Animal Care Clinic
    32 Hardens Manor Way
    Charlton, London, SE7 8LP
    Tel: +44 (0)20 8293 6580
    Fax: +44 (0)20 8858 5609
    [Website]
    Comments:
  • BS (02/23/03)
  • All reptiles & amphibians treatedVet self-recommended (08/14/04)
  • CB - Treated my juvenile Hermann tortoise for RSI. Very knowledgeable on the upkeep, care and husbandry of tortoises. (02/23/05)
  • ES - They're the nearest Herp Vet to me, I believe (I've heard there's also one in Richmond, CJ Hoare, or something?) I took my corn snake with a phantom pregnancy problem. I prefer Stacey to Brandon, personally. I guess they all have their different Herp specialties. (04/24/06)
  • HVC Note: Per practice manager, Stacey Tremain, DVM no longer at clinic; practice website updated (09/22/07)
  • HVC Note: Per practice manager, updated with existing vets; both are happy to treat all herplife except D.W.A. (11/15/07)

    Shelton Smith
    Goddard Veterinary Group
    8A Joyce Dawson Way
    Thamesmead, London, SE28 8RA
    Tel: 02083115407
    Comments:

  • SG - Was very helpful with my royal pythons. Very well informed and keeps his own snakes. (06/17/07)

    Shropshire

    Taylor & Marshall Veterinary Surgery
    45 High Street
    Shifnal, Telford, Nr Wolverhampton
    Shropshire TF11 8BL
    Tel: 01952 460781
    Comments:
    RJ - iguanas, snakes, beardies. Performed surgery to move abcess from leg bone of beardie - successful and neat. (04/25/02)

    Staffordshire

    Hannah Bould
    Friarswood Veterinary Centre
    12 Friarswood Road
    Newcastle-under-Lyme
    Staffordshire
    ST5 2EG
    Tel: 01782 615698
    Fax: 01782 662575
    Comments:
  • Am a keen herpetologist and a vet with 11 years experience with reptiles. Too many sick repts out there not given the right treatment and care - very passionate about it! See Shelled Warriors website and Tortsmad forum for comments on my work. Vet self-recommended (04/08/07)
  • SB - The day I found Hannah to help with my tortoise was one to remember and treasure. She saved his life and without her care and encouragement I would probably not have my little thriving group now. Without a doubt the most caring and compassionate vet I have ever met - nothing is too much trouble and the detail applied and commitment given is second to none. Well done Hannah - you will go to heaven ;) (10/30/07)

    South Wales

    Ian Calvert, BSc BVSc MRCVS Cert Zoo Med
    Veterinary Health Centre
    17a Moor St
    Chepstow, Monmouthshire
    South Wales NP16 5DB
    Tel: 01291 625205
    [Website]
    Comments:
    HB - Has Certificate in Zoo medicine as well as normal Veterinary qualifications. Member of Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarian . Well equipped Surgery with facilities to hospitalise large lizards and snakes as well as more usual sized reptiles. Has endoscopy, ultrasound, ecg, respirator, nebulizer, electrosurgery and xray facilities. Very knowledgeable and helpful vet, wrote chapters on Nutrition and Nutritional problems for BSAVA(British Small Animal Veterinary Association) Manual of Reptiles and one on Imaging in "Tortoise Medicine and Surgery" Also treats Birds of Prey and Parrots (01/15/07) co-worker recommended
  • AV - Mr Calvert also deals with alot of birds and wildlife. Mr Calvert has been wonderful with my large array of exotic creatures, My Savannah monitor has had toes amputated,my non feeding king snake, tube fed,my Vitamin dificeint Boa constrictor diagnosed and treated, a small emaciated Collared lizard (found in a box in Bristol) bought back from the brink of death!! I have had endless nutritional help for all of my animals, tests and microspopy work done and explained (which is great because i know exactly whats going on with every problem and why my animals are receiving the necessary treatment). I hasn't mattered what the problem is He has helped at every step! excellent Vet and very neat surgeon. (08/11/07)

    Mark Evans, BVSc, MRCVS
    Valley Veterinary Group
    Gabalfa Surgery
    180 Merthyr Road
    Whitchurch, Cardiff
    South Wales CF14 1DL
    Tel: (029) 20529444
    [Website]
    Comments:

  • FB - Based in Cardiff, The Valley Veterinary Group has branch surgeries in Caerphilly and Ystrad Mynach. Mark gave me extremely detailed, friendly and knowledgeable advice and two types of drug treatment for a tiny hatchling gecko (weighing only 5g.) which saved its life. He has also given me excellent advice about my bearded dragons. He is recommended by other members of my local reptile group and by my reptile specialist store. (11/30/02)
  • Email - I have had much invaluable help from Mark with my leopard geckos and bearded dragons. I've found him very knowledgeable and helpful. Note: Special Exotics Clinic held at Gabalfa Surgery, Cardiff. (07/11/04)

    West Midlands

    Roy Earle, BSc, BSc(Hons), MSc, PhD, BVSc, MRCVS
    Amicus Veterinary Centre
    90 Marshall Lake Road
    Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, B904PN
    Tel: 0121 733 1439
    Fax: 0121 733 1442
    Comments:
    RJ - Bearded Dragon had his foot severed by another beardie. Vet amputated foot very well, even leaving him little stumpy toes so he could try and get traction. Very efficient, knowledgeable and good price (47 for surgery including anaesthetics and baytril) - not that price matters of course! I recommend him definitely!!!! (04/23/02)

    Chris Marshall
    Connaught House Veterinary Hospital
    61 Tettenhall Road
    Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV3 9NB
    Tel: (01902) 24725
    Tel: (01902) 24726
    Comments:
    SW - Specialist in reptiles. (04/25/04)

    Wiltshire

    Dr. Mark Kombert
    Garston Veterinary Group
    Wingfield Road
    Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 9EW
    Tel: 01225 754021
    Tel: 01225 754105
    Fax: 01225 755542
    [Email]   [Website]
    Comments:
  • (05/28/06)Vet self-recommended

    Yorkshire

    Stuart McArthur
    The Tortoise Clinic
    Holly House Veterinary Surgery
    468 Street Lane
    Moortown Corner, Leeds
    West Yorkshire, LS17 6HA
    Tel: 0113 236 9030
    [Email]
    Comments:
  • G - Specialist vet for reptiles. Excellent vet for/with chelonia (tortoise & turtles)(09/12/02)

    Last updated: 12/28/07


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