Our Community

We love living in Torbay and feel it is important to be part of our local community, and to look after our wider world.

We are excited to be collaborating with Shoreline Paignton in 2021, providing dog health tips to their Canine Club members! We also kicked off the new year by sponsoring one of the sessions of Woofstock’s Yap-a-thon, which raised a fabulous sum for local charity Animals in Distress.

Since 2019, we have sponsored Torquay Rugby Club, who play just down the road from our Torquay surgery.

We have a close relationship with Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust due to the proximity of our Torquay surgery to Cockington Country Park.  We loved attending Cockington Dog Day during the Cockington Green Heart Appeal, and providing free canine first aid talks to support the appeal.

John and Burdock at Cockington Dog day


We try to support local good causes e.g. the charity auction at the Walnut Road Street Party and have also donated prizes for local raffles and made a donation towards White Rock Primary School’s defibrillator fund.  In 2017 our team and their dogs raised money for Animals in Distress and Devon Air Ambulance on a sponsored walk, and in 2021 we are entered a team into the Dartmoor Classic Sportive, raising nearly £700 for Animals in Distress.

We respect the wider community that we have an impact on and to this end we created a Sustainability Plan in January 2021. You can read about how we are getting on here.

We are also keen to promote responsible pet ownership and to inspire the next generation of vets and veterinary nurses. To this end we have been in to White Rock Primary School and Roselands Primary School in Paignton, and Churston Ferrers Grammar School to talk to the children. In 2021 vet Laura and RVN Ellen did a virtual careers talk to the students at Torquay Girls Grammar School. We also frequently have students with us on work experience placements.

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